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2010-08-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HaloSource, a leading clean water company, has signed an agreement with DelAgua, the UK based water testing organisation, for the development of an emergency response point-of-use drinking water device that will use HaloSource's revolutionary HaloPure® disinfection technology combined with its proprietary pre-treatment biopolymers. DelAgua produces and distributes the Oxfam DelAgua kit, developed in collaboration with international...

2010-07-28 18:25:12

Univ. of Miami oceans and human health study uncovers potential health issues for beachgoers; health tips for bathers A yearlong beach study led by a team of University of Miami researchers suggests that swimmers at sub-tropical beaches face an increased risk of illness. The multi-disciplinary team examined the risk of illness that beachgoers face when exposed to recreational marine water at sub-tropical beaches with no known source of pollution or contamination. B.E.A.C.H.E.S. (Beach...

2010-07-08 14:05:00

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri American Water has distributed its 2009 Consumer Confidence Reports, which describe the quality of drinking water in all the company's operating districts. The reports, which were included in customers' water bills during March, April and May, 2010 are now available online at www.missouriamwater.com. Customers can click on the "Find Out About Your Water Quality" link and then search for their information by typing in their city and...

2010-06-17 16:05:00

IRRC Also Votes to Enhance Erosion and Sediment Control, Stormwater Regulations HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today praised two votes by members of the Independent Regulatory Review Commission that he said will protect Pennsylvania's streams and drinking water supplies against total dissolved solids pollution from Marcellus Shale drilling wells and other sources from stormwater runoff. The new total dissolved solids, or TDS, rules the...

2010-06-15 11:24:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security (FACES of Coal) released a video on its website, www.facesofcoal.org, today explaining in easy-to-understand terms and examples why the use of conductivity is an ill-advised and inappropriate measure for water quality impairment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued guidance on water quality requirements for coal mines in six Appalachian states. This...

2010-06-11 13:03:00

NEW STANTON, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today toured the new Reserve Environmental Services wastewater treatment in Westmoreland County, saying the facility uses the technology needed to meet stronger water quality standards now being considered to better protect Pennsylvania's waterways from the effects of natural gas drilling. Hanger said the proposed standards will prevent rivers from being polluted with total...

2010-06-03 17:13:00

CLOVIS, N.M., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality reports for its Clovis service area. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Clovis area systems. New Mexico American Water has about 60,000 customers within the state. "We are pleased to report that the water supplied to our customers is of higher quality than required by state and federal drinking water...

2010-06-03 17:12:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality reports for all ten Sacramento service areas. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Sacramento area systems. California American Water has about 58,000 customers within these areas. "We are pleased to report that the water supplied to our customers is of higher quality than required by state and federal...

2010-06-03 17:12:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality report for its Larkfield service area. The report shows that the water quality level in Larkfield exceeds both state and federal drinking water standards. California American Water has more than 2,400 customers within this district. "The results of this water quality report underscore our commitment to providing our customers with the best product...

2010-06-03 17:11:00

EDGEWOOD, N.M., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality report for its Edgewood service area. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Edgewood area. New Mexico American Water has about 60,000 customers within the state. "These water quality reports confirm our commitment to providing our customers with the best product possible," said Kathy Wright, general manager of...


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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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