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2014-02-11 23:20:30

18 prominent professionals with a collected 500 years of experience were recruited by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) to give their views on the future of water resources in our nation. What they have to say may very well influence the course of water resources management in the United States through the end of this century and beyond. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is...

2014-02-11 23:00:46

Water Select has advanced new technology that can help California conserve water per the emergency drought declaration by CA Governor Jerry Brown. Water Select is actively working to get Californians new technology that effectively saves both water and energy. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 California Governor Jerry Brown recently declared a drought state of emergency for the entire state and is asking everyone to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20%. EPA.gov shows that...

Serious Toxic Threat To Corals In Guánica Bay From High Pollutant Levels
2014-02-11 18:10:00

NOAA Effort creates ecological baseline to improve watershed management The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA's National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986. Researchers from the National Ocean Service's National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) studied the...

2014-02-11 08:34:34

- NuvoH2O claims top spot in the Best of Indoor Living Product category - LAS VEGAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NAHB INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS' SHOW -- NuvoH2O (www.nuvowater.com), and its salt free water softening system was named Best of Show in the Indoor Living Product category at the 2014 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/LA57109LOGO) With over 1,200 exhibitors and 70,000 attendees, the NAHB International...

2014-02-11 08:24:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The H&M Conscious Foundation and the international non-profit WaterAid launched today a new global partnership for safe water and toilets in schools that will change the lives of over a quarter of a million of the world's poorest children for years to come. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/DC62106) The $9.3 million (SEK 60 million) contribution from the H&M Conscious Foundation will improve the health,...

2014-02-06 20:20:43

Utility to recommend rejection of three private proposals as too risky SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Antonio Water System (SAWS) staff will recommend to its Board on Monday the pursuit of additional brackish groundwater supplies through a proposed groundbreaking partnership with CPS Energy to co-locate a natural gas plant on the same site as an expanded brackish desalination (desal) plant. Beyond the currently planned desal plant in southern Bexar County, SAWS has...

2014-02-06 20:20:42

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that its Ashburn Corporate Campus ("ACC") now utilizes reclaimed water for the four data centers with evaporative cooling plants. These four data centers - ACC3, ACC4, ACC5, and ACC6 - comprise more than 1.1 million gross square feet and 112 megawatts ("MW") of critical power available for use by DFT's customers. DFT's ACC7 data center facility, currently under construction and...

2014-02-06 12:20:41

Agreement between leading brands will launch April 2014 onboard the Celebrity fleet sailing worldwide MIAMI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch, one of the world's leading spa and wellness brands, today unveiled a partnership to feature Canyon Ranch SpaClub® at Sea facilities onboard 10 state-of-the-art Celebrity ships. Canyon Ranch and Celebrity will create the largest and most comprehensive SpaClub at Sea offering, and debut exclusive SpaClub services...

2014-02-06 12:20:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced the establishment of a Global Ports Committee as well as new regional committees in the Americas, Australasia and Asia in addition to the regional committee already operating in Europe. CLIA is now focusing more on engaging directly with port communities around the world both on operational and strategic issues. Port partners will now have increased opportunities to engage...

2014-02-05 23:25:08

Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Sharon Kleyne educates about California drought, water vapor as a greenhouse gas, global dry eye crisis and much more. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 When a high-ranking water policy official, discussing the record breaking California drought, hung up on radio host Sharon Kleyne during an on-air interview, Kleyne knew that people were finally taking her show and message seriously. Kleyne’s show, Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® will soon...


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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