Lake Erie Ecosystem Priority (LEEP)

Studies have shown that urban contamination and algal blooms have increased in Lake Erie in the last decade. This article addresses the care plan necessary to bring quality and vitality back to this Great Lake.

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Keeping food, water safe during power outage

9:08 AM, Dec 5, 2013 – Lindsey Tugman LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Ark. Dept. of Health) — It is the time of year to prepare for possible power outages as a result of winter weather. Maintaining proper refrigeration of food is a concern during power outages. Frozen and refrigerated food supplies need to be evaluated carefully during […]

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Basic civic amenities elude 75 families.

The people of Khebukpara village in Sadar upazila under the district are still deprived of basic civic amenities including safe water and sanitation although Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board (CHTDB) implemented a rubber plantation project there around 20 years ago.

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Water contamination news: Crystal River among most endangered rivers in the country – [We have to preserve our clean water]

“An endangered river doesn’t mean it’s like this polluted dead river … the purpose of the listing is to prevent that from happening,” said Matt Rice of American Rivers.

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Drinking water news: Water contaminants – What you need to know about chloramine-treated water.

Many local water treatment professionals, like those who represent Kinetico, offer basic in-home testing for free. For a greater level of detail on the water’s quality, many water treatment professionals can collect samples for a more in-depth water analysis conducted by a third-party laboratory. A test will help homeowners determine whether or not they need a filtration system.

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Global water news: Questions and Answers – Can you imagine the travel and tourism business without water ?

Imagine The Travel And Tourism Business Without Water. Water is a prerequisite for life and qualitative water in taps, rivers and oceans a prerequisite for a flourishing tourism industry.

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Global water news: Clean drinking water for everyone – is disease in developing countries linked to unsafe drinking water? – bringing clarity to a murky topic.

Thousands of children die every day from water-borne diseases in the developing world. Joshua Pearce of Michigan Technological University has discovered a simple and cheap method of making even the…read more

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Drinking water news: Facts on fluoride – What the ‘York Review’ on the fluoridation of drinking water really found – originally released – 28 October 2003.

We were unable to discover any reliable good-quality evidence in the fluoridation literature world-wide.

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Global water news: Water shortage and contamination – Water crisis looms for a thirsty planet.

According to Jay Famiglietti, director of the University of California’s Center for Hydrologic Modeling, when it comes to the future of water, “we are, on many levels, completely and totally hosed.”

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Global water news: World Accreditation Day 2012 to focus on safe food and clean water.

International Accreditation Forum and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation have announced the theme of World Accreditation Day 2012: Accreditation – Supporting Safe Food and Clean Drinking Water

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Global water news: New Delhi – Unbeleivable but true.

India’s first socioeconomic census in over a decade, and the first comprehensive survey of the population in the post-reform era, has shown how life has radically altered for many Indians over this period — and how it hasn’t.

Nearly two-thirds of households in India now have access to phones and LPG for cooking. But less than half the number of households have access to basic toilet facilities and over a third do not have access to safe drinking water.

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Global water news: What is contaminated water? Its Haiti’s most urgent health problem.

In the teeming city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, millions of people have no reliable water supply.

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