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2014-08-12 12:22:41

Samuel Eto'o sponsored 'model' rain harvesting school campus, that aims to transform education through a unique combination of water collection and agriculture using football as a catalyst, opens this month in Kenya's Central Highlands. NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A unique secondary school campus, conceived and designed by the non-profit design and innovation group PITCHAfrica, the designers of the award winning 'Waterbank School' in Kenya, named 'Greenest School...

2014-08-11 23:05:36

The METTLER TOLEDO guide provides an overview of the most common methods for moisture and water determination in plastics and polymers, and a review of sample applications. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 To assist those who work with plastics, both in the laboratory and along the production line, METTLER TOLEDO has launched a new guide on moisture and water content determination in plastics. The 'Moisture Guide for Plastics' presents the different methods of moisture and water content...

2014-08-11 23:04:15

Pelican Water supports California’s efforts to relieve its chronic drought, by informing consumers of the need to conserve water, which can be done in part by discontinuing the use of salt-based water softeners. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Pelican Water supports legislative efforts in California to relieve the state’s chronic drought problem through new water conservation strategies. As part of its mission to create environmentally-friendly products, Pelican is dedicated...

2014-08-11 20:22:09

Cities, water agencies collaborate to launch new web tool for IE residents INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 water agencies and city governments across the Inland Empire have collaborated to launch iEfficient.com, a comprehensive water conservation website supported by a coordinated multimedia public outreach effort urging Inland Empire residents to end water waste. At iEfficient.com, which went live today, visitors can connect to existing conservation...

2014-08-11 20:20:48

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Global Submarine Market 2014-2024 - Country Analysis: Market Profilehttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1498051/The-Global-Submarine-Market-2014-2024---Country-Analysis-Market-Profile.html SynopsisThis report offers detailed analysis of the global Submarine market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key...

2014-08-08 23:05:37

Important Summer Tips for Dehydration Prevention by Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Summer is the hiking season in much of the United States and nearly every hiker knows to carry and drink plenty of water in warm summer weather. Hikers are also aware that drinking too little water on a hike can result in serious dehydration and even heat stroke. According to Sharon Kleyne, host of the radio show Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, there...

2014-08-08 16:21:41

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Take Steps to Avoid Infection HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's first probable human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in 2014 has been detected. A Philadelphia County man was hospitalized due to WNV. He has since recovered. The departments of Health and Environmental Protection strongly recommend that all residents minimize their exposure to mosquitoes. "Detecting the first human case serves as a great reminder for...

algae bloom in the west end of Lake Erie
2014-08-07 03:30:50

Frank Jennings, Jr., Glenn Research Center Engineers at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland are using NASA Glenn remote sensing technology, previously developed for Mars exploration, to learn more about the Lake Erie algal bloom that contaminated water supplies in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan over the weekend. Deploying a hyper-spectral imager and miniature spectrometers aboard Glenn’s S-3 aircraft, which began the flight campaign on August 5, 2014, researchers...

2014-08-06 23:07:14

The outstanding online supplier of spas and tubs, XC Spa, has recently introduced its new collection of outdoor hot tubs. To acknowledge all its new and old customers, all these brand new items are offered at discounted prices, up to 26% off. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The outstanding online supplier of spas and tubs, XC Spa, has recently introduced its new collection of outdoor hot tubs. To acknowledge all its new and old customers, all these brand new items are offered at discounted...

2014-08-06 08:25:11

AbTech Holdings Targets Stormwater and Mining Industries including Selenium VI Removal Capability to Undetectable at Part per Billion Concentration Level SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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