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Four things that use water at home

I’ve been doing some reading about water and sanitation around the world and I came across some on the UN website that shocked me.

They say that on average in… 431 more words

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August 31, 1918: Service Line Materials, Lead is Everywhere

August 31, 1918: Municipal Journal article. Selection of Material for Service Pipes. “Service connections generally give more trouble to the superintendent than any other part of the water works system. 409 more words


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.

A sister brand of… 299 more words

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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