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Space Brings Fresh Water To Morocco
2014-05-07 03:15:33

ESA Recycling waste water and urine into drinking water is not only for astronauts – the same method is now treating groundwater for a school in Morocco. The village of Sidi Taïbi near Kenitra, 30 km from Morroco’s capital city Rabat, has grown rapidly in recent years, and providing fresh water to its inhabitants is difficult because the groundwater is so rich in nitrates and fertilizer it is unsuitable for human consumption. ESA has been working for over 20 years on the best...

2014-05-06 23:05:21

XC Spa is famous for its high quality outdoor spa pools, which have been distributed throughout the world. Today, the company announces its new products, which are offered at discounted prices until May 31, 2014. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 XC Spa is famous for its high quality outdoor spa pools, which have been distributed throughout the world. Today, the company announces its new products, which are offered at discounted prices until May 31, 2014. XC Spa’s outdoor spas are well-known in the...

2014-05-06 23:03:36

As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across the country are highlighting the importance of drinking water daily. Denver (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across the country are highlighting the importance of drinking water daily. Along with the Partnership for a Healthier America’s Drink Up effort, AWWA encourages consumers to understand the health...

2014-05-06 16:24:47

GEI to provide owner's engineer services for the SMUD Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Development Project SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it is providing certain Owner's Engineer services for the proposed Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Development project. GEI is pleased to...

2014-05-06 04:21:44

HHI is pleased to recognize Culligan for its support of healthful water treatment in the BuildHealthy Project #1 in Boise. BOISE, Idaho, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Healthy House Institute (HHI) - an Educational Center and Website providing consumers information to make their homes healthier - is pleased to recognize Culligan for its support of healthful water treatment in the BuildHealthy Project #1 in Boise. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140505/84499...

2014-05-05 23:08:56

Crystalline Water now provides innovative and health befitting water filtration systems. These systems serve as a solution to the problems associated with bottled and tap water. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Crystalline Water now provides innovative and health benefiting water filtration systems. These systems serve as a solution to the problems associated with bottled and tap water. Typically, bottled water is consumed by people who care about water purity. Unfortunately, in...

2014-05-05 23:06:29

WaterTAP Ontario and the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance invite more global companies to take advantage of province’s robust water industry ecosystem that includes targeted provisions for growing the water industry and helps connect global companies with the resources they need to successfully enter water technology markets. München, Germany (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has granted more water-related industry patents over the past 30 years than...

2014-05-05 16:21:59

CWF-Led Stakeholder Dialogue Demonstrates Mounting Support for Improved Groundwater Management SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Water Foundation (CWF), a nonpartisan and independent organization dedicated to addressing the state's water needs, today released a report of findings and recommendations to achieve sustainable groundwater management in California. The report is based on an ongoing stakeholder dialogue that was launched earlier this year by...

2014-05-05 12:24:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environment Protection (DEP) is celebrating National Drinking Water Week from May 4 to 10 by recognizing the 30th anniversary of the state Safe Drinking Water Act. "The Safe Drinking Water Act has helped to make sure that clean, safe water is available to all Pennsylvanians," DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. "Safe Drinking Water Week is an opportunity to remember the act and recognize the job well done by our...

High-Strength Materials Created From The Pressure Cooker
2014-05-05 12:15:30

Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology A Surprise in Materials Chemistry: At Vienna University of Technology, materials for lightweight construction, protective clothing or sports equipment can be produced at high temperatures and high pressures. This process is faster, better and more eco-friendly than other techniques. The earth’s crust works like a pressure cooker. Minerals typically do not form under standard conditions, but at high temperatures and pressures. However,...


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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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