Drinking Water

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‘Don’t pollute our drinking water with fluoride’

First published in Readers' LettersI CANNOT think of any more important concern than the content of our drinking water.Regrettably, chlorine, a noxious substance, is needed to ‘purify’ water to make it safe for drinking.But this is not the case with ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

‘Fracking loophole’ allows drilling companies to use unregulated toxins – report

03:23Reuters / Mario AnzuoniA number of US oil companies are taking advantage of the so-called “Halliburton Loophole” to circumvent federal legislature regulating diesel-based fluids in fracking, instead exploiting the environment with even more toxic ... [Published Russia Today - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Kewaunee County Water Problems Need Federal Intervention (10/22/14)

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 22 -- Midwest Environmental Advocates issued the following news release:Today, environmental protection groups formally requested federal action on groundwater contamination issues in Kewaunee County. Thirty percent of tested drinking ... [Published Targeted News Service - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

The answer to water scarcity might be in the air

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 21 minutes agoThree men were charged in the Sessions Court in Sepang today with attempting to give support to the so-called Islamic State of Syria and Iraq militant group (Isis) by taking a flight to ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

International delegation to visit Donegal Group Water Scheme

23 Oct 2014 07:15:00The Donegal Group Water Scheme sector is to host a visit by an international delegation, keen to learn from the Irish experience in successfully addressing issues associated with the provision of a quality drinking water supply to ... [Published Donegal Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Program helps with safe drinking water

A charity program has helped provide safe drinking water to more than 2.4 million rural residents in China since 2000. The program has financed the construction of about 135,000 water tanks and 1,600 small water supply projects in 25 provincial divisions, ... [Published Beijing International - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Bloemhof main sewer blocked

Johannesburg - A blocked pipeline resulted in sewage flowing into the Bloemhof Vaal River, the DR Ruth Segomotsi District Municipality said on Wednesday.“Stones were deliberately pushed into the pipeline by unknown people through the manhole,” said spokesman ... [Published IOL - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Tribals of Koraput face drinking water shortage for cyclone

Tribals in remote areas of Koraput district are facing acute shortage of safe drinking water as several water supply stations are lying idle without power after cyclone Hudhud hit the district. According to officials at Rural Water Supply and Sanitation ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Projects to supply drinking water through solar pumps in ...

While eight such projects have already been completed, the rest are under construction, officials said. The government has decided to implement such projects in 1,730 select villages in the state, they said. The water supply is being made by ...You May ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

EPA Makes Preliminary Determination to Regulate Strontium in Drinking Water (10/20/14)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made a preliminary determination to regulate strontium in the nation's drinking water. Strontium is a naturally occurring ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Drinking Water Odors, Chemicals Above Health Standards Caused by 'Green Building' Plumbing

Several types of plastic pipes in eco-friendly green buildings in the United States have been found to leach chemicals into drinking water that can cause odors and sometimes exist at levels that may exceed health standards. ... [Published Technology Networks - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Septic tank leak threat to drinking water

Leaking septic tanks on the outskirts of a town are a threat to drinking water supplies and the houses they serve should be connected to the mains sewer system, especially as €400,000 in development charges was collected to do the job. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - Ireland - Oct 21 2014]

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...This contributed to an overall reduction of power plant withdrawals in 2013 by about 4 percent," said Bob Smail, DNR water supply specialist. "Municipal public water withdrawals represent the second largest category, accounting for about 8 percent of overall use. Municipal water withdrawals also declined in 2013, falling by nearly 12 percent."
This study is not related to shift work – subheadings such as, "for people who work night shifts, it puts the liver's clock out of sync" , are not supported by the evidence
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Residents today are sent "into a bureaucratic maze," said Dembrow, chairman of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee. "I'm just not convinced it's working. It really needs to be improved and beefed up."

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Pakistan: Monsoon 2014 Information Report 14 (a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: Pakistan Red Crescent SocietyCountry: Pakistan As per the latest flood alert from the Pakistan Meteorological Department, All the Major Rivers are flowing in their normal state of flow. According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014, ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza Situation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Source: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastCountry: occupied Palestinian territory 15 – 21 October 2014 Issue 66 HIGHLIGTHS 18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 38,346 internally ...
Random Head Buzzes/Jolts? ... is anxiety to blame? [Published HealthBoards - 13 hours ago]
Okay, I've noticed that ever since Thursday (10/16) that I have been having severe head pain. It was just a severe migraine that will last from 1 week to 3 months according to the ER. They took me off my sleeping medication/anti depressant (Pamelor.) ...
Random Head Buzzes/Jolts?....is anxiety to blame? [Published HealthBoards - 13 hours ago]
Okay, I've noticed that ever since Thursday (10/16) that I have been having severe head pain. It was just a severe migraine that will last from 1 week to 3 months according to the ER. They took me off my sleeping medication/anti depressant (Pamelor.) ...
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Ohio water crisis enters third day [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 04 2014]
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