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Going Underground with the Orange County Water District

Orange County is home to one of the largest coastal groundwater basins in Southern California. The Orange County Groundwater Basin contains roughly 162.9 billion gallons of water and extends to 4,000 feet below ground at its deepest point. The continuing drought in the State and growing demand for potable water have increased the importance of …

Tecnologia e Consigli per Un'acqua Pulita

*Technology and Advice for Clean Water The availability and safety of water supplies is a global challenge, especially in water-stressed countries such as Italy, and requires continuous effort. Public health organizations must not only prevent scarcity but also reduce the probability of contamination by a wide range of substances, from cyanotoxins to emerging contaminants to …

We all know the huge issue plastic is causing in our oceans today, but as it turns out this floating waste poses yet another danger: toxic heavy metals. Plastic poses significant risks to both our aquatic ecosystems and the humans that rely on them. The latest scientific concern on how plastics impact heavy metal toxicity …

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), established in 1972 and headquartered at Cape Ferguson near Townsville QLD, is Australia’s premiere tropical marine research agency playing a pivotal role in providing large-scale, long-term and world-class research that helps governments, industry and the wider community to make informed decisions about the management of Australia’s marine environments. …

Scientist Undertakes Immersive Assessment of the Tennessee River’s Water Quality Dr. Andreas Fath goes a long way to prove a point. Already a world-record holder for swimming the entire length of the Rhine River in 28 days in 2014, the 50+ year-old Professor of Medical and Life Sciences at Furtwagan University in Schwarzwald, Germany, dove …

“Are you listening? One word — plastics,” says a family acquaintance to the young Dustin Hoffman in the 1967 classic film, The Graduate. “There is a great future in plastics.” A half century after that prophetic statement, scientists and environmentalists are making another profound statement, only this time it is more ominous in nature. In …

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