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2014-02-04 23:22:58

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “World Consumer Water Treatment Systems to 2017” to its store. Global demand for consumer water treatment systems is projected to increase at an annual double-digit pace to over $14 billion in 2017. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 World demand to rise at double-digit annual rate Global demand for consumer water treatment systems is projected to increase at an annual double-digit pace to over $14 billion in 2017. Ongoing economic improvement in...

2014-02-04 23:20:17

Transparency Market Research Report published "Global Micro Irrigation System Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/micro-irrigation-systems-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The problem of water scarcity is rampant globally, creating the urgent need for water conservation. The use of micro irrigation systems is expected to result in...

2014-02-04 08:36:48

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading water ionizer manufacturer Bawell is committed to raising awareness on natural therapies that provide relief from the many health issues affecting the world's growing population. They show this commitment by coupling sales on their popular water ionizing equipment with publications of scientific and medical research which have been conducted due to the alarming increases in rates of disease being reported across the globe. "The...

New Coral Species Discovered In Peruvian Pacific
2014-02-04 05:19:13

[ Watch the Video: New Species Of Soft Coral ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and the University of Costa Rica have apparently discovered a new, fiery-red species of coral in the shallow waters of the Peruvian Pacific. The new species has been named Psammogorgia hookeri in honor of Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University biologist Yuri Hooker, and according to the authors of a paper in the...

2014-02-03 23:01:09

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking new technologies to study through the Desalination and Water Purification and Development Program to help Reclamation and its partners confront widening imbalances between supply and demand in basins throughout the west. Denver (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking new technologies to study through the Desalination and Water Purification and Development Program. Pre-proposal applications are being accepted for research and...

2014-02-03 16:21:08

Line also named top in the 'High-Deluxe, 5-Star-Plus, Large Ships' category SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society (WOCLS) members named Holland America Line the Best Overall Cruise Value 2013 for the 21st consecutive year in the publication's annual Best Cruise Value Awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/SF88951LOGO) Holland America Line also received top marks in the High-Deluxe, 5-Star-Plus, Large Ships category in...

California's Two Largest River Basins At Near-Record Low Water Levels
2014-02-03 13:11:43

[ Watch the Video: ScienceCasts: California Drought ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent proclamation of a drought emergency in California, a team of scientists from the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling (UCCHM) at the University of California, Irvine has updated research on the state’s two largest river basins -- the source of most its water. The updated evaluation showed that California's Sacramento and San Joaquin...

Winter Ice Is On The Decline Across Alaskan Lakes
2014-02-03 10:22:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the European Space Agency, ice in northern Alaska’s lakes during winter months is on the decline. Twenty years of satellite radar images in the study, which was published in The Cryosphere, show how shifts in our climate are affecting high-latitude regions. [ Watch the video: Monitoring Lake Ice ] Alterations in air temperature and winter precipitation over the last 50 years have affected the timing,...

2014-02-03 08:29:07

- NuvoH2O's water softening system prevents, protects and saves appliances, plumbing and fixtures from damaging and costly effects of scale build-up - LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NAHB INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS' SHOW - NuvoH20 (www.nuvowater.com), a provider of next-generation water protection that uses all-natural citrus to provide a salt free water softening solution is exhibiting and demoing its water softener at the 2014 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada...

Great Barrier Reef Could Be In Danger Due To Proposed Sediment Dump
2014-02-03 04:48:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Australian federal government has approved a proposal to dump three million cubic meters (106 million cubic feet) of sediment in the Great Barrier Reef, enraging conservationists who believe the move could threaten the world’s largest coral reef system. According to CNN’s Euan McKirdy, the depositing of the dredged material comes as the result of a planned coal port expansion at Abbot Point on the coast of Queensland. 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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