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2014-03-24 23:28:08

Battic Door Energy Conservation introduces the ValveSentry™ - the first and only automatic water shut off device that attaches to the water main valve - no plumbing or permits required! Motorized actuator bolts onto the water main valve handle and closes the valve at the first sign of a leak. Mansfield, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Flooded homes caused by leaking water heaters, washing machines, sink and toilet hoses and valves, frozen leaking pipes and other plumbing can be a disaster,...

2014-03-25 00:21:41

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analytica Bio-Energy, Inc., the fully owned Taiwan subsidiary of Analytica Bio-Energy Corp. USA (OTC-QB: ABEC), entered into discussions with The World Buddhism Associations, 501 Building 3 YiTian Garden, Fu Tian District ShenZhen, Guang Dong China, to develop a Chinese Culture Theme Park. The proposed facility will be designed to accommodate and service staff, and over 100,000 plus visitors daily. The Analytica Bio-Energy water...

2014-03-24 23:03:37

Today, XC Spa, a well-known spa pool manufacturer and exporter, announces a new product (Far Infrared Sauna L1T), and offers great discounts on this new item. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Today, XC Spa, a well-known spa pool manufacturer and exporter, announces a new product (Far Infrared Sauna L1T), and offers great discounts on this new item. “We are happy to introduce our new design for the people worldwide. The experience is similar to sunbathing, which gives you the radiant heat that is...

2014-03-24 23:01:12

Local media representatives take a swing for charity with 103.7 The Game winning the inaugural event. Broussard, LA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel Inaugural Celebrity Hole-In-One Challenge teed off yesterday afternoon at Le Triomphe with representatives from local media outlets taking a swing for charity. Yesterday's event was part of the kickoff for the 23rd Chitimacha Louisiana Open presented by Nacher. While none of the participants made the 181 yard...

2014-03-24 16:21:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that efforts to reduce pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue to yield progress. The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) today released its annual Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model progress run results for 2013. These numbers represent the estimated amounts of phosphorous, nitrogen and sediment conveyed to the Chesapeake Bay. "Pennsylvania's hard...

2014-03-24 08:22:48

DUBLIN, Mar. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mdzsm9/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Ion-Exchange Resin Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Ion-Exchange Resin Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on the global ion-exchange resin industry with...

emission and transport of dust and other important aerosols to the Southern Ocean on Dec. 30, 2006
2014-03-22 06:56:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a region of the Southern Ocean, iron fertilization caused plankton to thrive during the last ice age, according to a new study from Princeton University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. The findings, published in Science, confirm a longstanding theory that wind-borne dust carried iron to this region of the Antarctic. This iron dust drove plankton growth and eventually led to the removal of carbon dioxide...

2014-03-21 20:20:35

NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Doug Pitt (Goodwill Ambassador for Tanzania; Founder, Care to Learn; and Board Member of WorldServe International), and distributed by Greater Than One, Inc. Why I Champion Hydro-Equality: The Right to Clean Water If you are reading this, it is likely that you can readily access clean water. With so many other issues on which to focus - healthcare, education, March Madness conference changes, sovereignty in the...

2014-03-21 16:21:29

This World Water Day, Wellesley scientists find that the teeth of the nerpa seal may hold the strongest evidence of the effects of decades of environmental pollution, nuclear testing, and climate change on Lake Baikal--the deepest, oldest, and most bio-diverse lake in the world. WELLESLEY, Mass., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March 21 marks World Water Day--and a fitting time to consider one of the most unique mammals in the Earth's waters. The nerpa, also known as the...

World Water Day Highlights Relationship Between Water And Energy
2014-03-21 08:39:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s the United Nations’ annual World Water Day and this year’s theme is the relationships between water and energy, with the UN predicting that the global population will need at least 40 percent more water and 50 percent more energy by 2030. "Water and energy are among the world's most pre-eminent challenges. This year's focus of World Water Day brings these issues to the attention of the world," said Michel Jarraud,...


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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