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August 1, 527 CE: Emperor Justinian I and the Basilica Cister; 1889: Omaha, NE Gets a Waterworks

August 1, 527 CE: Beginning of the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, builder of the Basilica Cistern. “The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı – Sunken Palace, or Yerebatan Sarnıcı – Sunken Cistern), is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul (formerly Constantinople), Turkey. 568 more words


Toledo Assures Monroe County Residents: 'We Test Water Daily For Harmful Toxin'

TOLEDO (WWJ/AP) – Officials in Toledo say they are doing daily water testing for the dangerous toxin that led to a water crisis in the region a year ago that left some Monroe County residents without water for days. 428 more words


Aromhuset's newly created Cherimoya sweetens your table water without sugar

Aromhuset’s assortment of flavourings for water is being expanded with four newcomers, one of which is the exotic taste Cherimoya – a sweet, fruity flavour with a captivating taste. 481 more words


5 Times Something (That is not Supposed to be There) Has Been Found in Water this Month

Thanks to biology class, fitness class, and later chemistry, most of us know the importance of water. We can’t live without it. We drink it or we die.  706 more words

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July 31, 1859: Birth of Theobald Smith

July 31, 1859: Theobald Smith is born.Theobald Smith (July 31, 1859 – December 10, 1934) was a pioneering epidemiologist and pathologist and is widely-considered to be America’s first internationally-significant medical research scientist.” 140 more words


Certification Boards − Announcement of Board Vacancies

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater Operators and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators are seeking applicants to fill one or both University Representative board member positions whose terms are set to expire Aug. 452 more words


Six Signs of Sabotage

You’ve decided to do something about your weight. All goes well for a short time and then you may experience a plateau and in some cases a spiraling out of control and before you know it, you are back to where you started from.. 576 more words