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  • EPA Data Shows Water Quality in San Juan River in the Navajo Nation Back to Pre-Event Levels

    Based on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) surface water data collected following the August 5, 2015 Gold King Mine release, San Juan River water quality in Navajo Nation has returned to pre-event conditions. This determination is based on a review of water quality data collected from August 7-15, 2015 at EPA’s sampling point near Hogback, N.M. Water quality has now returned to ...

  • Solving the energy-water nexus water

    Introduction Access to clean water is of paramount importance for ensuring necessary levels of sanitation and health. According to the World Health Organization over 844 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 159 million people who are dependent on surface water. Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with feces. ...


    By XANT NV

  • Unique surfacing adds sound and feel to the Pentagon Memorial

    On September 11, 2008, seven years after the terrorist attacks at the Pentagon, The Pentagon Memorial was dedicated to the people who lost their lives. The Memorial is structured chronologically based on the ages of the victims, with the 184 individual Memorials placed along Age Lines parallel to the trajectory of American Airlines Flight 77. While the Memorial Units themselves are the central ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • The Women’s Hospital Adopts Advanced Surface Disinfection Technology

    The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana is an integral part of the Deaconess Health System.  It offers state-of-the-art medical technology and a complete range of healthcare services to women and infants in a soothing, “spa-like” atmosphere.    High-quality medical care for women of all ages has been a hallmark of The Women’s Hospital from their first day. ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Embalmers can be exposed to dangerous levels of Formaldehyde

    Embalmers are at risk of experiencing health effects from the chemical formaldehyde.  It is present as a dissolved gas, in concentrations from 37% to 54%, in the water-based solution called formalin. Formalin is used during the embalming processes as a disinfectant and preservative. It is also commonly used as an injection fluid in arterial and cavity embalming, and in surface embalming as ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Pesticide levels decline in corn belt rivers

    Concentrations of several major pesticides mostly declined or stayed the same in “Corn Belt” rivers and streams from 1996 to 2006, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study. The declines in pesticide concentrations closely followed declines in their annual applications, indicating that reducing pesticide use is an effective and reliable strategy for reducing pesticide contamination in ...

  • High levels of estrogens discovered in some industrial wastewater

    In a groundbreaking study, civil engineering researchers in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology have discovered that certain industries may be a significant source of plant-based estrogens, called phytoestrogens, in surface water. They also revealed that some of these phytoestrogens can be removed through standard wastewater treatment, but in some cases, the compounds remain at ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Daimer Unveils Carpet Cleaner For Cleaning Carpeted Surfaces in Libraries

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leading supplier and USA producer of the most extensive line of over 700 commercially manufactured machines for most applications, offering portable carpet shampooer machines, professional carpet cleaning equipment, rotational tile and grout cleaning machines, and advanced water damage restoration machines, and other systems, is now shipping the XTreme ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Indian Ocean sea levels `rising at different rates`

    Mapping variations in regional sea level changes of different parts of the Indian Ocean could help developing countries better adapt to the effects of climate change, according to a study published in Nature Geoscience last week (11 July). Researchers from the University of Colorado, United States, identified distinct patterns of sea-level rises using observational and satellite data combined ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • B.C. releases new sea level rise report

    A new report released by the B.C. Government shows governments will need to continue working together to meet the challenge of climate change and rising sea levels over the next 90 years and beyond. The report, Climate Change Adaption Guidelines for Sea Dikes and Coastal Flood Hazard Land Use, shows that sea ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Midland Memorial Hospital Adopts Advanced Surface Disinfection Technology

    Since 1950, Midland Memorial Hospital (MMH) has exemplified excellence in patient care, medical education and community service.  As a not-for-profit entity, the hospital originally opened its doors as a community owned, 75-bed hospital, serving the nearly 22,000 people who then resided in Midland County, Texas.  Today, the hospital has expanded to support the growing community and now ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Purifying water with Silica

    According to the European Union, a new water purification method is being developed that utilizes one of the most abundant substances on the planet, silica (SiO2).This simple and relatively cheap technology is capable of removing contaminants from water making it safe to drink and helping ensure that drinking water meets the standards of the European Drinking Water Directive. Provision of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Floodway Chemical, Pesticide Contamination below levels of health concern

    Detailed analysis of the May 24 limited sampling of floodwaters in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southeast Missouri found contamination at levels typically found in the Mississippi River in nine samples of collected water. The samples are also below levels of health concern for those involved with continuing cleanup activities. Previous results had indicated the presence of E. coli ...

  • Industrial Hygiene Publication Highlights Mycometer’s Surface and Air Sampling Technologies

    In the May issue of The Synergist an article entitled, “Beyond LEED – Pre- and Post-Occupancy Evaluations for Buildings”, discusses how a major government defense agency has built hundreds of thousands of feet of space utilizing LEED principles.  The article spotlights the agency’s approach to evaluating a new indoor environment before occupancy and six to twelve ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • St. Alexius Medical Center Implements Advanced Surface Disinfection Technology

    St. Alexius Medical Center is a Roman Catholic, not-for-profit healthcare provider located in Bismarck, North Dakota. It has a unique tradition of healing and hospitality and for over 125 years has been a source of innovation and service to its patients, their families and the communities it serves.  This all reflects St. Alexius Medical Center's ongoing commitment to provide exceptional ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • St. Mary’s Community Hospital Adopts Advanced Surface Disinfection Technology

    St. Mary’s Community Hospital (SMCH) has invested in the health of the Nebraska City region by constantly upgrading its facilities and technology to the finest available.  The hospital is an 18-bed Critical Access hospital that also provides residents with acute inpatient services, medical/surgical services, 24-hour emergency care, obstetrics, complete radiology services, cardiac ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Greenland 97 per cent surface melting - what does it mean?

    25 Jul 2012 - Over several days at the start of July this year nearly the whole surface of the Greenland ice sheet thawed, according to new NASA satellite data. Typically around half of the ice sheet's surface melts during summer, so scientists were surprised when by July 12th this year an estimated 97 percent of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Daimer®'s Tile and Grout Cleaning Machine Cleans Hard, Soft Surfaces

    USA --  Daimer Industries®, the world's global leader in steam cleaner technologies, has shipped an XTreme Power® HSC 14000 series of multi-purposed tile and grout cleaning machines. The equipment sports high pressure cleaning combined with simultaneous extraction to clean a range of soft and hard surfaces. The units come with unique, motorized hard surface heads for non-porous ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • 50 Hz Auto Detailing Steam Systems Tailored for Hard Interior Surfaces

    U.S.A. –  Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a supplier/company globally-known for auto detailing hardware solutions, has now made available an enhanced line of car interior steam cleaner machines. The new KleenJet® Ultra 5050CV series is designed to clean non-porous materials inside vehicles. The units, which include a vacuum, boast around 12% heat and 4% more rated pressure than the ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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