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April 24, 1913: Wrecked Standpipe in Cairo, IL

April 24, 1913:  Engineering News article. The Recent Standpipe Failure at Cairo, Ill. By G.C. Habermeyer. “The standpipe of the Cairo Water Co. fell at about 2: 15 a.m., Feb. 299 more words

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Human Norovirus In Groundwater Remains Infective After Two Months

Public release date: 20-Oct-2011

Researchers from Emory University have discovered that norovirus in groundwater can remain infectious for at least 61 days. The research is published in the October  532 more words

United States

#WordlessWednesday

The city of San Francisco has made another step towards greening city grounds, with a recent ordinance to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on private property or events. 16 more words

H2O Education

Bottled vs. Tap Water: 5 Reasons to Drink Bottled Water  

Article contributed by Lizzie Weakley

If you drink tap water because of the perceived expense of bottled water, you will want to think again. From health concerns to convenience, there are many reasons why you should start drinking bottled water. 471 more words

Community Contribution

I regularly receive emails from a NFP organisation called Fluoride Alert (http://fluoridealert.org) and I’m happy to say I’m a supporter of banning the dumping of fluoride in our drinking water.

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Drinking Water

You know what really grinds my gears?

Lawns.

You know what I’m talking about. The green space outside your house. Thanks to societal norms, we feel the need to tend our lawn — water it, fertilize it, mow it. 808 more words