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2014-08-05 16:22:26

MIDLAND, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp (OTC QB: STWS) and the City of Ft. Stockton held a press conference today announcing the signing of a lease agreement on municipal land to drill multiple brackish water wells recovering water from the Capitan Reef Brackish Water Aquifer. Studies in recent hydrogeological reports show potential production of 100+ million gallons per day for up to 100+ years. Although classified as brackish (slightly salty), the...

2014-08-05 12:33:35

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to 53 organizations nationwide - as part of the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program - to encourage environmental stewardship and community partnerships and protect vital habitats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Funding from Southern Company directly supports 11 projects within the...

2014-08-05 12:23:21

With more than 80% of California in extreme drought, consumers and utilities look to mobile water data to avoid peak water usage REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of California's worst drought in decades, Dropcountr, the leading provider of digital water conservation solutions, today released a new feature to its current platform which provides California consumers with web and mobile app access to their daily water consumption data. Unlike traditional...

2014-08-05 08:30:28

World's Most Decorated Swimmer, Hall of Fame Coach, and Leading Aquatics Equipment Innovator Combine Expertise and Passion to Cultivate the Lifestyle of Swimming; Strategic Partnership to Develop New Class of Swim Products for All Stages of Development and Expand Water-Safety Initiatives Worldwide VISTA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Sphere, the premier swimming equipment manufacturer for fitness and recreational swimming, aquatic exercise and triathlons, today announced...

vegetarian diet could save scarce water resources
2014-08-05 03:30:19

Aalto University Eating less meat would protect water resources in dry areas around the world, researchers at Aalto University have found. Reducing the use of animal products can have a considerable impact on areas suffering scarce water resources, as meat production requires more water than other agricultural products. "Diet change together with other actions, such as reduction of food losses and waste, may tackle the future challenges of food security," states researcher Mika...

2014-08-01 23:07:19

Wagner Meters can now be shipped directly to international customers. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Wagner Meters’ line of award-winning and field-proven moisture measurement products can now be shipped directly to its international customers’ doorsteps. “We’re really excited to be able to offer direct shipping now to all of our customers,” says Ed Wagner, president of Wagner Meters. “We have customers from all parts of the globe, and now a Wagner Meters moisture...

Aquanauts Complete 18th NEEMO Underwater Mission
2014-08-01 03:55:57

NASA Four astronauts splashed up from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean on July 29, bringing to a successful close the 18th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) expedition. “Splashup” took place at 11:40 a.m. EDT Tuesday. Accompanied by two lab technicians, the crew, commander Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NASA’s Jeanette Epps and Mark Vande Hei, and Thomas Pesquet from the European Space Agency, spent nine days living and conducting...

2014-08-01 08:23:02

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter...

2014-07-31 23:21:35

Leads sales efforts in greater Pittsburgh area Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas wastewater treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that Nathan Soltis has been hired as a sales representative for the greater Pittsburgh area. Soltis has worked in specialty chemical wastewater treatment and water reuse for the past six years after earning a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from...

2014-07-31 23:12:01

Recent incidents involving pirates hijacking oil tankers in the South China sea shifts the hub of piracy activity from the Somalian coast towards Southeast Asia. HGH's Spynel surveillance system would be an ideal fit to combat against these dangerous maritime threats. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Since 2010, there has been a steadily increasing trend of piracy attacks in Southeast Asia, according to a report released by UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research), with 150...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

Blue-spotted Salamander, Ambystoma laterale
2014-01-31 13:35:04

The Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) is part of a group referred to as, Mole salamanders. A member of the Ambystomatidae family, the species ranges throughout eastern and central US and Canada. The Blue-spotted salamander prefers seasonal woodlands and forests and finds shelter in wet, damp areas. Hiding under damp leaves, rocks, logs and moss, the salamander is able to find cover. Mostly comprised of their long tail, the Blue-spotted salamander reaches lengths of 3.15 to 5...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

Crown Of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci
2013-11-11 10:54:41

The crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that extends from the Red Sea to the African coasts in the east and from the Indian Ocean to the western coasts of Central America. It prefers a habitat in coral reefs, which can be harmed if population numbers are too high. Damage occurs when filamentous algae covers bare skeletons of coral and the starfish move in to feed, stripping...

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