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2014-02-14 12:21:20

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Rain for Rent has been serving the agricultural community in California since 1934. Through the decades, we've made many friends in the community, partnering with growers to provide effective, efficient irrigation systems. This drought affects us all and we want to help farmers get through it as painlessly as possible. Rain for Rent offers a variety of products and services from pumps, pipe, tanks, and filtration systems for industrial...

2014-02-13 23:04:25

Drought help for California is on the way in the form of new water saving technology from Water Select. The company is currently engaging California cities, municipalities, water districts, green plumbers, water conservation companies, and even the governor to make sure everyone is aware of the new technology which makes it easy to save water. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Water Select® is working hard to get the word out about its new water conservation technology that is...

2014-02-13 16:20:18

BBC's Katty Kay to moderate State of the Global Cruise Industry panel MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Shipping Miami's popular State of the Industry plenary session has been retooled and renamed for the 30th anniversary edition of the cruise industry's premier annual event, set for March 10-13, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Now called the State of the Global Cruise Industry, the panel will feature the chief executives of the world's four largest cruise...

2014-02-13 08:22:48

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 PRNewswire/ -- The world's foremost experts on storm- and surface-water quality are preparing to gather at the Portland Convention Center next August 3-7 to explore the newest surface and stormwater pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130529/LA22573LOGO) With clean water and...

2014-02-12 23:27:40

Timothy O’Mara to Lead Sales and Marketing Efforts for Leading Wastewater Treatment Firm ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that Timothy O’Mara is promoted to sales and marketing director. O’Mara started with Plymouth Technology in 2007 as a Metals Removal Systems™ (MRS) project manager. Previous to that position he...

2014-02-12 23:00:48

California Green Plumbers promoting Green Plumbing in the drought stricken state have new water conservation technology to help California residents save water. The new eco friendly technology from Water Select gives California plumbers a great green plumbing option that maintains the quality of a comfortable shower while having the ability to save as much water as the user wants by giving full control of water flow from full on, all the way down to a complete stop, or off position....

2014-02-12 12:24:33

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BrassCraft Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of plumbing products, is adding to its vast storehouse of video how-to's with new videos of common plumbing installations and features on new BrassCraft® products. The videos are easily accessible at BrassCraft.com and also are available on the BrassCraft Manufacturing YouTube Channel at Youtube.com/brasscraft. The videos provide straightforward information; trade school instructors and students...

2014-02-12 08:22:18

Startup environmental technology corporation has invented and patented hands-free device to control water flow and avoid waste LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Products Group (EPG), a startup environmental technology corporation, has invented and developed a hands-free device capable of reducing water use by 50-70%. The Ecofaucet (TM) product line is arguably the first major innovation in faucets since the Romans invented the screw valve and Delta introduced the ball...

2014-02-11 23:26:51

The new interface allows growers to be more efficient accessing their field data. Tulare, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Rain Bird introduces a new multi-ranch dashboard for its ClimateMinder solution, which allows growers to more easily and quickly review field data from all their weather and soil moisture stations using any web-enabled computer or mobile device. The new dashboard is focused on geolocation, offering a user-friendly map to quickly identify areas which require attention,...

2014-02-11 23:23:38

Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market in Brazil 2014 -2018 report says one of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing population and urbanization. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The increasing investment in wastewater treatment infrastructure is an important trend being witnessed in the market. The growing population and urbanization in the country has increased the demand for usable water, which has prompted the government to focus on...


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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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