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2014-06-03 16:25:45

SCRANTON, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products, a leader and pioneer in cellular PVC exterior products including AZEK Deck, has expanded its AZEK Deck Arbor Collection with a new light color called Hazelwood(TM). With its sleek, yet subtle variegation, Hazelwood offers a striking, natural shade with earthy richness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93881 This new color was developed specifically to coordinate with current trends seen in hardscapes...

Scientists Use GPS To Study The Impact Fishing Vessels Have On Seabirds
2014-06-03 03:32:03

University of Exeter Fishing vessels have a far bigger ecological footprint than previously thought, according to research which tracked the movement and behavior of seabirds using GPS devices. A team of scientists led by the University of Exeter discovered that northern gannets change their behavior in response to the presence of large vessels such as trawlers, suggesting each boat can significantly influence the distribution and foraging patterns of these and other marine predators....

2014-06-03 04:20:39

PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Infrastructure, low-impact development and a healthy bottom line will be at the top of the list when leading experts on storm and surface-water quality get together August 3-7 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss strategies that are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO With...

2014-06-02 12:30:41

WILMINGTON, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Trent and Trish Irwin, the T's in TnT Builders of Albany, Oregon create a backyard oasis, they make sure it's a place where homeowners can escape. And, with vacation travel running a small family upwards of $3,000, a summer vacation at home remains a popular option. "With the rising cost of travel, homeowners want a place where they can experience the outdoors," explained Trish. "They want to entertain, let the kids play, eat meals...

2014-06-02 12:23:20

PROVIDE OPTION FOR CLEAN WATER ACT COMPLIANCE NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydrolox® traveling water screens meet the standards of Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act, recently finalized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The rule regulates the mortality rates from impingement for fish and aquatic life that encounter cooling water intake structures at power plants, industrial and manufacturing facilities. The EPA developed regulations under Section 316(b) of...

2014-06-02 12:22:29

MIAMI, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DOXA was chosen to provide the official timepieces for Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31, to be conducted this June on Aquarius, the only undersea marine habitat and lab in the world, located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The 31-day underwater mission will set a new submersion record for human oceanic exploration. DOXA will also set a record for the longest continuously submerged dive watch. Cousteau's mission began on June 1, 2014 and...

2014-06-02 08:24:00

AbTech's Smart Sponge® Plus Receives EPA Extension SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 2, 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 the addition of Upen Bharwada with subject matter expertise in liquid separation technologies of...

2014-06-02 08:22:43

Shale gas exploitation by the means of hydraulic fracturing has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. With the already significant fracking industry set for further expansion in the US, the demand to process the large volumes of produced wastewater is mounting. DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The number of hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) shale oil and gas wells in the United States of America and across the world continues to increase. The Bakken...

2014-05-31 23:05:24

Interview with Author and EFT Therapist Diana Ruiz on Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Radio Show Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Stress is an underlying cause in an estimated 70 to 80 percent of human diseases according to Diana Ruiz, author of Healing Your Life with Water (Aviva Publishing, 2013). Stress, and therefore disease, is often the result of not drinking enough water, says Ruiz. In addition, Ruiz adds, stress can increase the rate at which the body loses water and becomes...

2014-05-30 23:05:04

PUC-granted rate increases will allow players to raise their rates, supporting overall revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Water Supply & Irrigation Systems industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Water Supply and Irrigation Systems industry's performance has grown at a steady rate during the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase at an average rate during the...


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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