Rhode Island River Restoration Projects

NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco joined last week with federal, state and local officials and volunteers at Hunt’s Mills Dam on the Ten Mile River in East Providence (RI, USA) to celebrate a USD3 million American Reinvestment and Recovery … www.european-waternews.com

A Lesson in UV Canadian Water Treatment

UV disinfection can also be used as part of the treatment train allowing waste waters to be recycled to very high water standards for beneficial reuse in agriculture or for aquafer recharge. UV disinfection produces no identified … watertreatment.ca

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Water Use at Home – And Save Money

Encourage members of your household to reuse water glasses or other “nearly-clean” crockery, rather than putting them straight into the dishwasher. If you don’t have many items to wash, run a few inches of water into the sink (use any … ecosimply.com

Timaru Herald- New Zealand – Spring infection warning

by Timaru Herald – Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
“Campylobacter, salmonella, cryptosporidium, giardia and yersinia live in the gut of animals and birds, and may be present in large numbers in their faeces.  www.timaruherald.co.nz


Naturalnews.com – U.S. Pharmaceutical Factories Dumping Huge Quantities of Drugs Into Public Sewers, Rivers and Waterways

USGS study of sewers downstream of pharmaceutical factories finds high concentrations of drugs in waste stream.  www.naturalnews.com

EPA Requiring Local Governments to Initiate Storm Water Pollution Public Awareness Campaigns

“Love Your Stream”, “Low Impact Living” fine art posters inspire change, teach residents best storm water practices. Teaching people to keep rain water … www.prweb.com

Carl Pope – Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink…

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner anticipated the perils of climate change. There won’t be less water in a warmer world — total global precipitation may well increase. – www.huffingtonpost.com

NY Times – Health Ills Abound as Farm Runoff Fouls Wells

In Morrison, Wis., more than 100 wells were polluted by agricultural runoff (including E. coli, coliform, parasites, bacteria, Cryptosporidium, viruses) from land covered with slaughterhouse waste and treated sewage. – NY Times