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2012-03-06 22:59:51

The costs to switch to numeric criteria for limiting nutrient pollutants in Florida waters are expected to exceed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates, says a new National Research Council report.

2011-12-09 08:00:00

As congress still debates the exact make-up of the 2012 budget one rare area of consensus is reduced funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

2011-10-28 07:00:00

The Healthy House Institute (HHI) and the Water Quality Association (WQA) recently formed an educational partnership to help consumers understand the importance of and technology behind improving

Image 1 - Poor Outlook For Water Quality In Germany
2011-09-07 05:14:28

Good quality status of water bodies required in EU by 2015 unlikely to be attained, reveals study.

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2011-06-30 05:05:00

The number of US beach closings and health advisories reached 24,091 in 2010, the second-highest level in 21 years.

2011-06-29 12:18:46

Some areas of the southern United States are suffering from the longest dry spell since 1887 and a new Baylor University study shows that could prove problematic for aquatic organisms.

2011-06-09 09:05:00

White paper serves as educational resource on regulation, enforcement and compliance of lead levels in drinking water system components NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a global leader in water quality and safety, announced today the release of a white paper on the regulation of lead in drinking water system components.


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Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.