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Estonian waterbodies continue to be most threatened by agriculture, waste water and heavy metals

Mar 26, 2015 TALLINN, March 24 (LETA) - Although the state of Estonian waters is considered to be one of the best in Europe, the local sources of danger are still agriculture, wastewater, and heavy metals stored in sediments over the years, Public Broadcasting...

Utah: Transformation of Bisphenol A in Water Distribution Systems, A Pilot-scale Study

Mar 26, 2015 Environmental Protection Agency, The State of Utah has issued the following news release:Halogenations of bisphenol A (BPA) in a pilot-scale water distribution system (WDS) of cement-lined ductile cast iron pipe were investigated under the condit...

EU warns that water scarcity will effect more people worldwide

Mar 26, 2015

) The EU Monday voiced concern about the problem of water scarcity which is increasing due to climate change and likely to affect more people in the future due to demographic developments.

Xylem Inc. calls for increased use of drought-mitigation technologies

Mar 26, 2015 Xylem has issued the following news release:MIRA LOMA, CA, March 19, 2015 – Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, today issued a statement reg...

São Paulo not out of water crisis yet

Mar 26, 2015

Despite officials insisting that the likelihood of water rationing through occasional water main shutoffs in São Paulo is diminishing, the drought-stricken Brazilian state is not out of the woods yet.

FLORIDA:Temporary Change in Drinking Water Disinfectant

Mar 26, 2015 Ormond Beach has issued the following news release:The City of Ormond Beach will temporarily modify the disinfectant used for the City's drinking water.The City of Ormond Beach Utilities Division will temporarily modify the disinfectant used for ...

Ohio: Court rules that Burton Township manufactured home park owners must pay for EPA violations

Mar 26, 2015 The Supreme Court of Ohio has issued the following news release:The owners of a Burton Township manufactured home park must pay $212,000 to the state for violating the Safe Drinking Water Act, the 11th District Court of Appeals ruled this week.

Tennessee: Grant allows ETSU trio to work on water quality in Rwandan village

Mar 26, 2015 East Tennessee State University, The state of Tennessee has issued the following news release:Cooking pasta for dinner. Rehydrating after a long run. Sterilizing a child’s scraped knee. For many, these are basic everyday tasks, the ability ...

Awards Recognize the Important Work of Water System Operators

Mar 26, 2015 St. John's: The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has issued the following news release:Mr. Speaker I rise today to acknowledge the important work of municipal water system operators and to congratulate this year's recipients of the Operator...

EU warns that water scarcity will effect more people worldwide

Mar 26, 2015

) The EU Monday voiced concern about the problem of water scarcity which is increasing due to climate change and likely to affect more people in the future due to demographic developments.