User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Water Quality :: Water Treatment
Last updated: Oct 03 2018 06:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Report: Nitrate in drinking water a costly problem for small, rural cities 3.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new report from the Environmental Working Group says nitrate pollution is hitting small, rural communities hardest, and they're the ones least able to afford the cost of treatment.
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IRS Moves to Ease Tax Rules for Spinoffs 28.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The IRS is considering a shift that would make it easier for pharmaceutical, technology and other companies to spin off high-risk units without tax consequences.
Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests 26.9.2018 THE CITY FIX
In 2014, São Paulo nearly ran out of water. Schools closed, crops faltered and reservoirs were left at a tiny 5 percent of their capacity for the city and its surrounding population of 22 million. It was the worst drought in eight decades. ...
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Solving for Water Security at the Source 28.8.2018 THE CITY FIX
In the 1990s, New York City needed a new water filtration system to serve its nearly 8 million people. But the prospect of spending $6-10 billion on a new water treatment plant, and another $100 million on annual operating costs, ...
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Northfield extends advisory after 1 million gallons of wastewater entered Cannon River 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Advisories remain in effect for avoiding contact with the Cannon River after a sewage discharge earlier this week.
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6 cool ways to get out of the heat this summer in Philadelphia 3.7.2018 Philly.com News
6 trendy ways to stay cool this summer in Philadelphia, from charcoal ice cream to yoga plus pool parties
Come sit at Jada Pinkett-Smith's red table for some testifying, transparency and healing | Elizabeth Wellington 20.6.2018 Philly.com News
At Jada Pinkett-Smith's red table, women talk sex, body issues, and, yes, Willow and Jaden's gender-bending tendencies.
Hardlook — Water Scarcity: Dry Days in Delhi 4.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Panjab University Physics PhD scholars to be teaching assistants from new session 1.6.2018 Education – The Indian Express
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Daily Digest: Debates continue after session ends 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some items in the news worth a look this Wednesday.
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Dayton veto brings GOP counterpunch to governor's groundwater legacy 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A state rule aimed at protecting drinking water sources from nitrate contamination originating from nitrogen fertilizer could be delayed for a year or more in a dust-up over agriculture policy at the Capitol.
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Damming evidence: Communities turn to reusing wastewater as scarcity threatens 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The move marks a paradigm shift in water storage and conservation methods.
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Wanted: Entrepreneurs to tackle urban drinking water challenges 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
We need new sources of water, localized treatment and real-time testing. That’s just the start.
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Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection 22.5.2018 WRI Stories
Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection Comments|Add Comment|PrintHealthy forests can help filter water, buffer against floods and regulate flow. Photo by Wikipedia East Africa’s Kariba Dam is almost empty due to diminishing rains. In Brazil, Sao Paulo’s reservoirs were reduced to dried mud three years ago, and experts say the city is heading toward another dry spell. Catastrophic floods recently wreaked havoc in southern England, Texas and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Wollongong and Bega girls claim third place at world science fair 19.5.2018 Science / Technology News

TIGS student Macinley Butson and Bega student Jade Moxey with their portable, self-sustainable water treatment invention. Photo: Martin Butson Two South Coast teens have taken out third place at the world's largest science research competition for school students.

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Can science settle the dispute over wild rice? Babbitt native says yes, by imitating nature 15.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Could an affordable alternative to expensive water treatment systems help mining companies, state regulators, environmentalists and tribes settle their differences?
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Reese Mathers, the most satisfied consumer in the world? 11.5.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
As a consumer, Reese Mathers is living the dream, according to the testimonials left on websites of businesses across the globe. The clothes always fit perfectly. The business advice was really helpful. The couples massage was relaxing and romantic. But as a writer of online reviews for ...
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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities 8.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way.
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In these cyber war games, the fictional foe launching attacks sounds a lot like Russia 4.5.2018 Washington Post
In these cyber war games, the fictional foe launching attacks sounds a lot like Russia
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Liverpool FC news: Mohamed Salah donates £330,000 to fund vital sewage works for home town in Egypt 28.4.2018 Football
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