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2014-03-10 16:21:13

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Trojan Technologies today announced that the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. "We are the largest UV company in the world, and are committed to providing pioneering water treatment technologies that meet the highest standards and help protect and preserve our...

2014-03-10 12:22:47

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising demand for fresh water along with stringent regulations by governments to reduce untreated wastewater disposal are driving demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals Water treatment is carried out to make water usable for water intensive industries and domestic drinking purposes. The process requires use of effective and efficient chemicals such as scale and corrosion inhibitors, coagulants and...

2014-03-10 12:20:31

10 percent larger exhibition expected to attract 30 percent more attendees MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 30th annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference and exhibition opens today at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The show runs through Thursday, March 13. The annual gathering usually draws around 11,000 attendees, but UBM, owner and organizer of Cruise Shipping Miami, anticipates a jump of more than 30 percent in visitors and delegates to the three-day exhibition and...

2014-03-10 08:28:38

KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Algatechnologies ("Algatech"), Israel, announces a more than 100% expansion of its production capacity of AstaPure(R) brand natural astaxanthin. This doubling of capacity follows an investment of $20 million in its state-of-the-art facility in the Arava Desert, Israel. This significant step is only part of the transformation by Algatech' new owners, Grovepoint, since the...

2014-03-10 08:23:54

TAMPA, Fla., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Seas Water Corporation, a leading provider of large-scale water treatment services, today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to promote John Curtis to Chief Executive Officer. He will continue to serve as the Company's President and will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/FL38812LOGO Mr. Curtis is a founder and has been a key member of Seven Seas'...

2014-03-10 08:21:13

OSLO and HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Maritime has performed the technical design and engineering (FEED) of an offshore based fish farm for Ocean Farming AS in Norway, a subsidiary of the SalMar Group. The new design combines the best of existing technology and solutions from the Norwegian fish farming industry and the offshore oil and gas sector. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140310/674058 ) The facility is a permanently moored...

2014-03-07 23:23:48

New System Discounts Being Offered from Chas Roberts Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Spring cleaning means out with the old and in with the new. This doesn’t just apply to cleaning out closets. Now is the time to also consider cleaning out home appliances and replacing them with better-working newer ones. What could be better than starting the spring season with a new home water softener and reverse osmosis system? Chas Roberts is here to help with two attractive offers:...

2014-03-07 23:21:58

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Notes 50th Anniversary of California State Water Project and “Genius” of Former Gov. Pat Brown. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 California is experiencing the worst extended drought in the state’s history, with no end in sight. According to radio host and water champion Sharon Kleyne, without the foresight of former California Governor Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, who established the California State Water Project (SWP) 50 years...

2014-03-07 20:20:26

LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), which provides groundwater for more than 10% of the state's population, took action yesterday to not increase the groundwater replenishment assessment for the upcoming fiscal year, 2014-15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110121/DC34153LOGO "I'm proud of our board of directors and WRD staff that we are able to hold off water rate increases in the face of a...

2014-03-06 23:25:45

Interview with Author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization, on Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne's Radio Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Fresh water scarcity is the world's most explosive humanitarian and political crisis, reports author Steven Solomon. Speaking on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water syndicated radio talk show, On the show, Solomon described several countries where fresh water scarcity is critical or could...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

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...

Giglioli’s Whale, Amphiptera pacifica
2013-08-19 13:14:53

The Giglioli’s Whale was discovered by zoologist Enrico Hillyer Giglioli on September 4, 1867, 1200 miles of the coast of Chile. He did not recognize the whale as any known species. It was observed for 15 minutes swimming close to his ship. Giglioli described the whale as being 60 feet long with an elongated body and having two dorsal fins 6.5 feet apart. No other known species of whale has two dorsal fins. It had long sickle-shaped flippers and lacked furrows under the throat....

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