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Atlanta Will Get More Time to Complete Sewer Upgrades

Posted by Sanaz 788 days ago in Water Quality from http://yosemite.epa.gov

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) today proposed an amendment to a 1999 Consent Decree that would give the City of Atlanta additional time to complete the limited remaining repairs needed to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows and ensure Clean Water Act compliance. The untreated sewage from t ... Read More

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Different Antimicrobial Metals Evaluated For Use In Water Filters

Posted by Sanaz 790 days ago in Water Quality from http://www.medicalnewstoday.com

Porous ceramic water filters are often coated with colloidal silver, which prevents the growth of microbes trapped in the micro- and nano-scale pores of the filter. Other metals such as copper and zinc have also been shown to exhibit anti-microbial activity. ... Read More

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Stock water quality a priority in flood affected areas

Posted by Sanaz 792 days ago in Water Quality from http://sl.farmonline.com.au

It is highly likely that stock water supplies have been contaminated on properties affected by flood waters. ... Read More

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Toxic Mercury Accumulating In The Arctic Springs From A Hidden Source

Posted by Sanaz 797 days ago in Water Quality from http://www.wateronline.com

Environmental scientists at Harvard have discovered that the Arctic accumulation of mercury, a toxic element, is caused by both atmospheric forces and the flow of circumpolar rivers that carry the element north into the Arctic Ocean. ... Read More

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Planning and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs: An Integrated Approach to Eutrophication: Abridged Version- A Students Guide

Posted by HNajafi 805 days ago in Water Quality from http://www.unep.or.jp

Measuring the benefits and costs of an improvement in water quality is often difficult. First, for a complete analysis, all relevant benefits and costs have to be measured. If some consequences cannot be monetized, then analysis becomes more complex, though feasible. The effects on all parties concerned have to be taken into account. Second, the physical benefits and costs have to be measured in ... Read More

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Chinas Underground Water in Poor Condition

Posted by Marzieh 807 days ago in Water Quality from http://english.cri.cn

Dirty underground water remains a serious problem for Chinese cities as a majority of monitored sites reported "bad or extremely bad" water quality in 2011, China's Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) said Thursday. ... Read More

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Recipe For Safer Drinking Water? Add Sun, Salt And Lime

Posted by Marzieh 809 days ago in Water Quality from http://www.npr.org

Sun, salt and lime sounds like the beginnings of a cocktail recipe, but for some, it could mean cleaner, life-sustaining water. ... Read More

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USDA Advances Water Quality Conservation Across the U.S.

Posted by Marzieh 810 days ago in Water Quality from http://cornandsoybeandigest.com

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the launch of a new National Water Quality Initiative committed to improving one to seven impaired watersheds in every U.S. ... Read More

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Daniel Beltrá's Amazing Photos: See the BP Oil Spill Like Never Before

Posted by Sanaz 810 days ago in Water Quality from http://www.treehugger.com

Two years after the Deep Water Horizon drilling platform exploded, the true impact of the Gulf Oil Spill remains in question—and justice is elusive. In light of this, we look back at Photographer Daniel Beltra's shocking visual journal of the disaster. ... Read More

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Water quality estimation by optical remote sensing in boreal lakes

Posted by Sanaz 811 days ago in Water Quality from http://www.google.com

The results of optical modelling showed that the spectral diffuse attenuation coefficient can be estimated with reasonable accuracy from the measured water quality concentrations. This provides more detailed
information on light attenuation from routine monitoring measurements than is available through the
Secchi disk transparency. This study improves the interpretation of water qual ... Read More

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