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Whitewater center systems inadequate to filter water

A federal health official says chlorination and filtration systems at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where a rafter was infected by a deadly amoeba, were inadequate to properly clean the facility’s waters.

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Veterans Home installs new water system to battle bacteria

The water system was put in place to keep residents safe from Legionnaires’ disease, which sickened 53 people and led to 12 deaths at the Illinois Veterans Home last year.

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6 common taste and odor water issues

More than 316 contaminants are found in U.S. water supplies, according to Waterlogic USA’s Lisa VanWyngarden in the May 2016 issue of Water Technology.

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Filters Made From Green Algae Nanofibers Can Remove Viruses From Water

…a paper filter that can remove even the worst-case viruses from water with high efficiency and at industrially relevant rates.

We use cellulose nanofibers from green algae and we possess know-how to control the distribution of the pores inside the paper to be able to remove such small particles.
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Mission Jamaica: Day 6

One of the really cool things about an experience like Mission Jamaica is the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture and get to know people.   345 more words

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'The bacteria on our buildings.' An interview with Dr Anne Jungblut | The Microverse

Are the bacteria found on our UK buildings dangerous and what impact do they have? In this the third and final podcast in our series interviewing Dr Anne Jungblut, the lead researcher of our citizen science project… 104 more words

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'Why is it important to study microorganisms?' An interview with Dr Anne Jungblut | The Microverse

In the second of three podcasts produced by Science Communication students Olivia Philipps and Caroline Steel, we find out more from Dr Anne Jungblut about the results of… 122 more words

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