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2014-09-18 08:24:00

NAZARETH, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water systems, utilities, facility managers, and plumbers now have a guide to help in transitioning to new regulations enacted through the Safe Drinking Water Act. Flows.com, a leading online distributor of flow system components announced today the publication of the whitepaper, "Wading through the New Lead-Free Laws Guide to the Safe Water Drinking Act." The whitepaper is available as an eBook from the Flows.com online store. Photo -...

2014-09-02 23:08:13

Martha Corozzi Narvaez, University of Delaware, will assume her duties as president-elect of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) on January 1, 2015. Her AWRA presidency will follow in 2016. Newly elected Board members Lisa Beutler of MWH Global and Wayne S. Wright of GeoEngineers, will also assume their positions in January 2015. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA), the premier non-governmental organization dedicated to the...

2014-09-02 16:25:28

Press Conference Friday, September 5, 11 am in DC NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New evidence indicating that EPA should lower its safe fluoride level goal in public drinking water systems to zero, will be presented by former EPA senior risk assessment scientist, William Hirzy PhD, at the Fluoride Action Network's (FAN) 5th Citizens' Conference and Lobby Day on Fluoride, September 5 - 8, at the Crystal City Hyatt Regency Hotel in Crystal City, VA. A press...

2014-07-28 23:05:06

Six students have been awarded a total of $7500 from the Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship Fund of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2014 Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship Fund awards. Considered by AWRA and our members to be one of the organization's greatest accomplishments, the scholarship fund, established in 1980, has helped...

2014-07-15 23:08:02

EarthTec QZ was named as one of the Top 10 Water Technologies, as judged and selected by Water Online after a very successful showing at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in Boston during the week of June 8, 2014. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 EarthTec QZ was recognized as best alternative for controlling zebra and quagga mussel proliferation. Following a very successful showing at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition of...

2014-05-06 23:12:19

Technicians specializing in water treatment systems have recently completed training and certification programs at Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc. The training program combined on-site training with completion of courses from The Office of Water Programs at the California State University and certification by the Water Quality Association. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc. provides custom well water treatment systems for small community,...

2014-05-06 23:03:36

As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across the country are highlighting the importance of drinking water daily. Denver (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across the country are highlighting the importance of drinking water daily. Along with the Partnership for a Healthier America’s Drink Up effort, AWWA encourages consumers to understand the health...

2014-05-05 12:24:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environment Protection (DEP) is celebrating National Drinking Water Week from May 4 to 10 by recognizing the 30th anniversary of the state Safe Drinking Water Act. "The Safe Drinking Water Act has helped to make sure that clean, safe water is available to all Pennsylvanians," DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. "Safe Drinking Water Week is an opportunity to remember the act and recognize the job well done by our...

2014-05-03 23:02:34

Scientists study occurrence and fate of contaminants of emerging concern (CEC); Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) publishes collection of research presented at CEC conference. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Trace organic compounds such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products, pesticides, hormones, flame retardants, and nanomaterials can have adverse effects on aquatic and terrestrial life and potentially on human health. These “contaminants of emerging...

2014-05-03 23:02:04

American Water Resources Association seeks EIC for well-respected journal in 50th year of publication. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is seeking a new editor-in-chief (EIC) for its flagship publication, the Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA). Now in its 50th year, JAWRA is dedicated to publishing original papers characterized by their broad, multidisciplinary approach to water resources issues. JAWRA’s current...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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