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Drugs including painkillers, anti-depressants found in tests on Sydney Harbour water

Jul 7, 2015 Significant levels of strong painkillers and anti-depressants have been found in tests conducted on water samples in Sydney Harbour.The drugs were found by analysing samples of marine water from 30 sites adjacent to stormwater outlets across the e...

California Water Service Files for Rate Increase for All California Districts

Jul 7, 2015 California Water Service Group (CWT), a provider of water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico and Hawaii, said Monday that its largest subsidiary, California Water Service Company, filed a General Rate Case r...

North Korea requests medical aid from U.N. agencies

Jul 7, 2015 North Korea is seeking U.N. medical assistance as it continues to battle what it says is the "worst drought in 100 years."Authorities in Pyongyang have requested medication that could help prevent water-borne diseases, South Korean newspaper Chosu...

Consumers could save $150 off water bills with SA Water assets write-down, parliamentary committee told

Jul 7, 2015

Consumers could save about $150 a year on their water and sewerage bills if the value of SA Water's assets is written down, a parliamentary committee has been told.

THOUSANDS OF HOMES NOW ELIGIBLE FOR RAIN GARDEN REBATES

Jul 7, 2015 The following information was released by the city of Seattle:RainWise, a joint program of Seattle and King County, is a popular and beautiful way to fight water pollution. The average rebate for the installation of an approved rain garden or cist...

Continuing conservation: After floods, water managers stay vigilant for drought

Jul 7, 2015 OKLAHOMA CITY – Brent Kisling is still preparing for a drought, despite the record flooding in May.The chairman of the Northwest Water Action Team said he urged state leaders last week to study the region’s aquifer as his committee pre...

DIVIDING WEIR BRIDGE AT ASHOKAN RESERVOIR TO BE CLOSED FOR LESS THAN ONE HOUR ON TUESDAY MORNING

Jul 7, 2015 The following information was released by the NYC Department of Environmental Protection:Closure will allow for removal of crane; motorists encouraged to avoid Reservoir RoadThe Dividing Weir Bridge that carries Reservoir Road over Ashokan Reservo...

Veeri reviews status of ongoing WSS in Anantnag

Jul 7, 2015 Jammu, July 6 -- The Minister for Horticulture, Hajj and Auqaf, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri has called upon the concerned authorities of Public Health Engineering Department to ensure hassle free drinking water facility to the people. He also stressed ...

Ecoflo®: 20 Years of Innovation in Water Preservation

Jul 7, 2015 RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, QC, July 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Global leader Premier Tech Aqua (PTA), the Environmental Technologies Group of Premier Tech, celebrates 20 years of innovation and success in water preservation with its leading-edge and...

IBM's Virtual Supercomputer Finds Clean Water Clue

Jul 7, 2015 IBM issued the following news release:According to a paper published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists discovered a phenomenon in which the use of carbon nanotubes, under specific conditions, could potentially lead to more eff...
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