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Leading water scientists have issued a warning that in the short span of one or two generations, most of the 9 billion people on Earth will be suffering from fresh water woes if any major reforms are not made.
Font Resize Somewhere in America there's another water main about to blow. On Wednesday, a line ruptured in Springfield, Mass., shooting water four stories into the sky. On Monday, a water main blew at Cherry View Elementary School in Lakeville, Minn.
Overview: Though hardly a water system is designed and installed without some capability of sanitization, the system design features, materials of construction, sanitization chemical choices and how they are used, as well as the
Laura Garcia was halfway through the breakfast dishes when the spigot went dry. The small white tank beneath the sink that purified her undrinkable water had run out. Still, as annoying as that was, it was an improvement over the days before Ms.
West Virginia American Water announced today that the company's 2012 Consumer Confidence Reports on water quality will be available online to customers this spring and will not be printed and mailed to all customers as in previous years. Messages
Though the IndieGoGo funding campaign hasn't taken off as fast as they'd like, backers of the film project Song of Kwagala, which is planned to be shot in Tuscaloosa and in Africa later this year, have moved forward in creating the team that will
Hamill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Four months after they disclosed that a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in their facilities, the water in Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs facilities is safe, VA officials said today. "We really do want to get the word out,"
The council plans to vote today on a draft contract that would privatize the operation of its water system. The contract, if approved at today's special meeting, would go before the public at the council's March 28 meeting. The contract awards the
The risks of arsenic-contaminated drinking water captured the world's attention when a 2010 Lancet study reported that close to 80 million people in Bangladesh may have been exposed to toxic levels of arsenic in their drinking water. A patient
And yet, despite massive population growth (the Middle East's population grew 61 percent from 1990 to 2010 to 205 million people)* predictions of so-called water wars have failed to materialize. So how has a region that water experts say ceased to