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2014-04-09 20:21:35

SACRAMENTO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A report from the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) released today envisions a path toward a sustainable water future for California achieved through a system management approach utilizing innovations in science, technology and management. Such an approach would rely on currently available and new science and technology, yielding greater efficiencies and opening new sources of supply for managing California water through future...

2014-04-09 16:22:42

UNITY, Maine, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Céline Cousteau, a young luminary of nature documentary filmmaking and conservation advocacy, will serve as Unity College's 2014 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Tozier Gymnasium on the campus of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine. Cousteau holds a personal affinity for Unity College's environmental mission and focus on sustainability science, the...

2014-04-09 12:32:55

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year. Researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Illinois at Chicago examined compliance with the new requirement as well as perceptions about drinking fountain cleanliness and water quality....

2014-04-09 12:23:32

DUBLIN, Apr. 09, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f8xz4r/australia_water ) has announced the addition of the "Australia Water Market Insight" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Australian government has put water at the forefront of the national agenda, and backed this up with multi-billion dollar spending programmes to avert a scarcity crisis, and this is creating huge opportunities...

2014-04-09 08:23:44

Plant-based food and beverage brand releases inspiring and educational video series; teams up with The Nature Conservancy to promote water savings BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Month, Silk(®), the maker of plant-based food and beverages, will celebrate the universal joy of water through an educational and inspirational campaign encouraging consumers to reflect on and reduce their daily water footprint....

2014-04-08 23:33:51

A perilously terrifyingly alert apprehension that highlights stark death-defying health consequences, titled as ‘The Unsafe Future of Safe Drinking Water’ has been conceded through ‘World Health Day’ by the ‘UN Water Decade Observance’- 2014, reveals severe risks of multiple disabilities due to underground hydro-toxication's pandemic out-breaks of the sewage system's sprout off-shoot explosiveness. Hamilton, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 (Breaking News Feature:...

2014-04-08 08:21:47

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Leisure Holidays Group has expanded its affiliation with Discover the World for sales and marketing representation in South Africa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/LA27981LOGO "When we began our recent partnership with Discover the World, we changed our GSA in Australia and New Zealand and added representation in Scandinavia," said Colin Wilson, group sales director for All Leisure Holidays Group. "We intend to move...

2014-04-08 08:20:17

Innovator of High-IntensityMultipass(TM) water-softening technology aims to qualify the Akwamag for use in space and help save precious water supplies on board the International Space Station. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Akwamag Inc., a cleantech startup that aims to disrupt the water softener market, has entered a Space Act agreement with NASA. Akwamag will study the efficacy of its magnetic water-softening technology to prevent calcium scale build-up in...

2014-04-07 23:02:59

Uniweld’s QS4, QAL, QS8 & Q4N Manifold Series Are Now Available With EZ Turn™ Anti-Blowback Hoses. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Uniweld Products, Inc. is pleased to offer HVAC technicians EZ Turn™ Anti-Blowback Hoses to Uniweld’s popular manifold series: QAL, QS4, QS8 & Q4N. On these manifold series, EZ Turn™ Anti-Blowback Hoses are available in the following lengths: •QS4 2 Valve Brass Manifold with 3Ft, 5Ft or 6Ft Hoses •QAL 2 Valve Brass Manifold with...

2014-04-07 16:20:15

Specials include reduced rates, free third and fourth fares and shipboard beverage card SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Families looking to take an exciting vacation this summer or travelers looking for their next adventure can take advantage of Holland America Line's annual promotion on summer cruises. The "Summer on Sale" specials are available now and feature savings on select Europe, Canada/New England and Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys....


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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