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2013-11-04 09:11:00

In an example of the challenges water-strapped Western cities will face in a warming world, new research shows that every degree Fahrenheit of warming in the Salt Lake City region could mean a 1.8 to 6.5 percent drop in the annual flow of streams that provide water to the city. By midcentury, warming Western temperatures may mean that some of the creeks and streams that help slake Salt Lake City's thirst will dry up several weeks earlier in the summer and fall, according to the new paper,...

2013-10-30 23:23:45

Advanced Hydro Inc., a central Texas company, announced today that it has completed financing and partnership agreements to spin off “Green Hydro, LLC (GH)”, to address increasing demand for water use in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by developing and desalinating environmentally sustainable brackish water resources in Texas, New Mexico and the Dakotas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Fracking is causing a rapid growth of oil and gas production in the United States. A large...

2013-10-11 23:04:04

GIA announces the launch of a comprehensive primary research program studying the global market for “Desalination Components and Technologies”. The soon to be released report identifies shortages in supply of fresh water and breakthrough technology developments in desalination, as key market driving forces. San Jose, California (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA invites senior industry executives, domain experts, technologists and market strategists to participate...

2013-10-02 23:27:48

The report “Water Treatment Chemicals to 2017” says demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to 2017 & the mining and energy markets are projected to show the fastest growth through 2017. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017 Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only...

2013-09-25 23:26:39

Micro Irrigation System Market report provides a comprehensive outlook on the global micro irrigation system market with respect to various geography and micro irrigation system type. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/micro-irrigation-system-market-566.html (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 According to the new market research report “Micro Irrigation System Market Trends and Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016)” published by MarketsandMarkets, global micro irrigation system market...

2013-09-17 23:32:20

Advanced Water Resources Systems offer a purification difference you can see, and the new company website makes it even easier to appreciate the advantages. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Advanced Water Resources, a locally owned water treatment business serving greater Reading, Berks, Lancaster and Schuylkill counties, is launching a new website to better educate clients about the importance of water purification as well as the treatment options the company...

2013-09-13 23:22:46

Leading multidisciplinary water resources management magazine seeks new editor-in-chief; current chief set to retire. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) seeks applications for Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Water Resources IMPACT Magazine. Application submission deadline is September 30, 2013. The successful candidate would start on January 1, 2014. IMPACT is a magazine style publication that is wholly owned and published by the...

2013-08-27 23:00:44

Thousands of sinkholes in Florida cause alarm for residents that question low Aquifer water levels as being part of the problem. Water Select® allows Florida residents to conserve water with new green technology that can make a big difference if everyone works together using these new advances and educating the public about current fresh water challenges. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Florida residents are expressing concern about the amount of sinkholes that seem to be popping...


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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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'