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November 25, 2012: California Rice Growing; 1988: Britain Selling Waterworks

November 25, 2012: The Desert Sun headline—Calif. Commercial Rice Growing Hits 100 Years. “California is celebrating 100 years of commercial rice production this year, marking the anniversary of a commodity that has evolved to become one of the state’s largest agricultural exports. 499 more words


November 23, 1992: First Reg Neg Negotiation Session

November 23, 1992: First Negotiation Session of Regulatory Negotiation for the Microbial Disinfectants/Disinfection Byproducts Rule Making. This was a multi-stakeholder regulatory negotiations process (including the USEPA) which resulted in the adoption of five landmark drinking water regulations: Interim Surface Water Treatment Rule, Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule, Information Collection Rule, Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule and Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule. 266 more words


November 22, 1981: Cross Bergen Pipeline, Part of the Wanaque South Project

November 22, 1981: New York Times article. New Jersey Journal. “The 17-mile, cross-Bergen pipeline that is designed to give the Hackensack Water Company badly needed reserves from the Wanaque Reservoir has hit a new snag. 470 more words


November 21, 2006: PFOA in Drinking Water; 1899: Garret Hobart Dies

November 21, 2006: PFOA Contaminates Drinking Water. “On November 21, 2006, the USEPA ordered DuPont company to offer alternative drinking water or treatment for public or private water users living near DuPont’s Washington Works plant in West Virginia (and in Ohio), if the level of PFOA detected in drinking water is equal to or greater than 0.5 parts per billion. 804 more words


November 20, 1983: Pesticide in Florida wells

November 20, 1983New York Times headline—Pesticide Reported in More Wells in Florida. “Evidence is increasing that a pesticide banned in September by the Federal Government because it is a cancer- causing agent is invading the underground drinking water reservoirs of Florida. 227 more words


UTC from Bloom: to get the pure water even from small space

For those who have the space a crunch to get the RO water purifier but cannot compromise with the health of their family, Bloom offers UTC water purifier. 131 more words