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Chemical spill contaminates drinking water in nine West Virginia counties

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced a state of emergency in nine counties on Thursday, Jan. 9, after a chemical spill that contaminated the Elk River resulted in a water ban estimated to affect about 200,000 customers of the West Virginia American Water utility.
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Aquifer recharge reduced nitrate levels in groundwater, USGS study shows

According to results from a new study carried out by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Hi-Desert Water District, artificial replenishment of groundwater aquifer systems can lead to a drop in nitrate concentrations in groundwater and a rise in water levels.
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Video depicting water travelling 'uphill' goes viral

A YouTube video created by University of Bath physics students has become a surprise global Internet sensation.
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Pennsylvania utility invests $239 million in infrastructure improvements

Water infrastructure improvements worth $239 million have been completed in the state of Pennsylvania this year across the six state divisions of water utility company Aqua Pennsylvania.
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Fracking-related water contamination confirmed in several states

At least three states -- Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia -- have confirmed water pollution in response to complaints related to hydraulic fracturing operations.
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Unilever to pay $1 million fine for illegal wastewater discharge

The agreement relates to an incident dating back to December 2008, when wastewater was discharged illegally at Unilever's facility at Clinton, Conn.
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Report predicts growth in sedimentation, centrifugation global markets

The global market for centrifuges, clarifiers and related equipment will grow by 6.5% in 2014, bringing the total revenue to $7.3 billion.
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High levels of lead in drinking water linked to increased miscarriage rates

According to a recent study, the elevated level of lead in the drinking water supplied to Washington, D.C., was to blame for the sharp and unexplained rise in the number of late-term miscarriages and spontaneous abortions between 2000 and 2003.
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Pennsylvania treatment plant extracts oil, salts from fracking wastewater

A new technology will allow the facility to further process the brine produced after treating the oil and gas production water and separate the metals within it.
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San Francisco considers ban on bottled water

San Francisco may ban sales of bottled water on public property if the city Board of Supervisors approves radical new legislation proposed by Supervisor David Chiu.
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