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Items Tagged with 'water quality'


EPA app informs public about polluted waterways

May 8, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching an advanced version of its "How's My Waterway" app, which allows consumers to check the quality of water in rivers, lakes and streams across the country from their desktop, tablet or smartphone.
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Researchers develop new method for water quality assessment

March 11, 2014
Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have developed a new method that collects detailed information about water quality using UV-Vis spectrometers.
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New coal-related incident in West Virginia raises water safety questions

February 13, 2014
Officials from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said that there had been a significant spill from the Kanawha Eagle Prep processing facility near Winifrede.
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Study highlights how extreme weather events threaten drinking water quality

January 23, 2014
Utilities must take action to ensure they have the necessary flexibility when extreme weather threatens drinking water quality, according to a joint study by Australian and U.S. researchers.
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EPA awards $260,000 to boost restoration efforts at Onondaga Lake

August 13, 2013
Two organizations have received a combined $260,000 from the EPA to finance activities that will enhance water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed in central New York.
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EPA to fund water quality education for New York City high schoolers

April 2, 2013
The funding will be used to educate New York City high school students about water quality and wastewater treatment and prepare them for environmental careers.
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