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Watershed Protection

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Wondering what all the fuss over watersheds is about? The following presentation introduces the basic concepts of watersheds, how land use changes, neglect, dumping and urbanization negatively impact aquatic systems, and why watershed management is critical for maintaining our valuable water resources. watershed[waw-ter-shed] The areaContinue reading

The Cost of Bottled Water

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Is bottled water really this bad? Read the following article… http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/cliff-kuang/design-innovation/infographic-day-bottle-water-really-bad-yes?partner=rss

Urban Legends about Plastic Bottles

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In August 2001 Perrier, the world’s leading bottle water company, moved away from the iconic trademark glass bottle, which for almost 100 years has set the design standard in mineral water packaging. The company launched a liter format in PET plastic. PET stands for polyethyleneContinue reading

Bottled water has contaminants, study finds

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By JEFF DONN, AP National WriterWed Oct 15, 12:17 AM ET Tests on leading brands of bottled water turned up a variety of contaminants often found in tap water, according to a study released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group. The findings challenge the popularContinue reading

Flow Meter

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According to Tom, the flow meter flew the coup today. So what is a flow meter? It is (wait for it) a device that measures water flow. In our case, this flow meter is helping us accurately measure the total water pulled into the systemContinue reading

Twitter?

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Yes, Twitter! In addition to our “normal” lines of communication (this website, telephone, email, knocking on your door, etc), we can and will use Twitter to broadcast updates and emergencies to the group. If we are in the field and have a wireless connection, weContinue reading