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Lead Levels In Drinking Water Spike When Copper And Lead Pipes Are Joined
2011-12-16 04:28:12

Levels linked to galvanic corrosion, disinfectants, pH Lead pipes once used routinely in municipal water distribution systems are a well-recognized source of dangerous lead contamination, but new research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that the partial replacement of these pipes can make the problem worse. The research shows that joining old lead pipes with new copper lines using brass fittings spurs galvanic corrosion that can dramatically increase the amount of lead...

2011-07-18 17:06:00

SEATTLE, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FlowWorks, Inc. announces the release of an important new analysis tool as part of the FlowWorks web platform updates for 2011. The new FlowWorks Advanced Calculation Engine (FACE), is a quantifiable improvement in time-series data analysis and manipulation tools for water utilities, municipalities and industrial clients. With FACE, users have an unprecedented array of data gathering, analysis and management options available from a single source....

2010-03-02 01:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter today announced its groundbreaking meter data management (MDM) system, EnergyIP(TM), is integrated with the SAP® AMI Integration for Utilities software, providing electric, gas, and water utilities the visibility and process automation necessary to drive operational efficiency and improve customer service. eMeter successfully tested EnergyIP's meter data unification and synchronization (MDUS) interfaces for data...

2009-07-22 12:30:00

Rating of 12 Utilities' ESG Disclosures Finds Public Utilities Doing a Better Job Than Investor-Owned Water Companies; U.S. Firms Trailing Counterparts in Philippines, UK and Spain. NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 15 water-focused mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been created in recent months, but most investor-owned water utilities have a long way to go in order to provide adequate environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure to investors, according...

2009-01-22 12:40:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missouri Energy Development Association (MEDA), which represents most of Missouri's investor-owned electric, natural gas and water utilities, today applauded legislation that establishes by statute funding tools for constructing clean and renewable electric generation. The Missouri Clean and Renewable Energy Construction Act was introduced today by sponsors, Senators Delbert Scott (R-28th District) and Frank Barnitz (D-16th District)....

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.