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August 30, 1895: Birth of Alvin Percy Black; 1861: Lead Poisoning

August 30, 1895: Birth of Alvin P. Black. “Born in Blossom, Texas, in 1895, Alvin earned a B.S. Degree at Southwestern University, completed graduate studies at Iowa State College and Harvard, and received his Doctorate Degree from the University of Iowa. 549 more words


AQUAQUEST Gears Up For Provincial Expansion*

GQWEST Inc announced plans to expand its Aquaquest water refilling franchise outside Metro Manila as part of its plans to drive growth.

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Pennsylvania Finally Reveals Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water Hundreds Of Times | thinkprogress

For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations.

As the AP reports, Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection posted details about the contamination cases online on Thursday. 97 more words

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Brain-eating amoeba found in Louisiana's St. John Parish water system

The water system in Reserve, Garyville and Mount Airy has tested positive for a potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba, the state Department of Health and Hospitals said…Officials say the Naegleria fowleri amoeba was found in samples taken from St.

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New License Issuances – July 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of July, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued 7 drinking water licenses, 24 wastewater licenses and 3 solid waste licenses. 39 more words


August 29, 1924: Richmond, Virginia Filter Plant Completed

August 29, 1924: A complete filtration plant is finally built in Richmond, Virginia. Albert Stein built the first effort to filter a drinking water supply in the U.S. 217 more words


St. John Parish drinking water tests positive for brain-eating amoeba

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (WGNO) — More than twelve and a half thousand people in St. John parish are at risk of a brain eating amoeba detected in the water system. 155 more words


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