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July 26, 1930: Allen Hazen Dies

July 26, 1930: Death of Allen Hazen. “Allen Hazen (1869–1930) was an expert in hydraulics, flood control, water purification and sewage treatment. His career extended from 1888 to 1930 and he is, perhaps, best known for his contributions to hydraulics with the Hazen-Williams equation. 611 more words


Fair Warning: New Lookup to Tell You What’s in Your Water

Fair Warning: New Lookup to Tell You What’s in Your Water. “Want to know what hazards might be lurking in your local water supply? An updated online database launched today by the Environmental Working Group, a research and advocacy organization, provides some answers. 49 more words

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China Battles Known Carcinogen In Tap Water

Sharon Kleyne Applauds Chinese Efforts To Clean up Drinking Water. China Working Hard To Clean up Polluted Water.

Water advocate Sharon Kleyne loves China and is proud of the job the country is doing to clean up its tainted drinking water. 422 more words


What to flush (or not flush) … down the toilet?

I used to generally ignore, like the rest of you I’m sure, signs in almost every washroom that say “Don’t flush feminine hygiene products down the toilets.”  And then I started working in the water/wastewater field, and realized that all wastewater travels into the municipal sewage system and eventually gets returned to our water sources.    360 more words

Protect our water: Editorial Agenda 2017

From its forested reservoir 25 miles east of Portland, the Bull Run system flows more than 200 million gallons of water daily into the city with minimal treatment and no filtration. 34 more words

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