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December 18, 2017 1:18PM
Morgue Warned Against Flushing Liquefied Dead Bodies Into the Water System - Newsweek
NewsweekMorgue Warned Against Flushing Liquefied Dead Bodies Into the Water SystemNewsweekA crematorium in England wants to dispose of dead bodies by liquefying them in a process called alkaline hydrolysis. Just one problem, the city's water officials have refused to allow the liquefied remains to be flushed away with regular sewage and ...
December 18, 2017 1:02PM
Water Utilities Service Center opens, will consolidate operations under one roof - Kansas City Star
Kansas City StarWater Utilities Service Center opens, will consolidate operations under one roofKansas City StarMore than 50 water-utilities employees in Lee's Summit have a new work space to call home. Employees, city officials, and members of Water Utility Advisory Board celebrated the grand opening Dec. 15 of the new Water Utilities Service Center at 1200 S.E ...
December 18, 2017 12:49PM
Interstellar object may hold 'alien' water - BBC News
BBC NewsInterstellar object may hold 'alien' waterBBC NewsThe first known interstellar asteroid may hold water from another star system in its interior, according to a study. Discovered on 19 October, the object's speed and trajectory strongly suggested it originated beyond our Solar System. The body showed ...and more
December 18, 2017 12:08PM
Ocean Water and Sunlight Are Turned Into Clean Energy by Brilliant New Floating Solar Cells - Newsweek
NewsweekOcean Water and Sunlight Are Turned Into Clean Energy by Brilliant New Floating Solar CellsNewsweekImagine if the deep sea oil rigs-like those responsible for the 2010 Gulf oil spill-were replaced with floating solar cells. Scientists have now developed a prototype of such a device-dubbed a solar fuels rig-that uses sunlight and water to create ...and more
December 18, 2017 11:40AM
Changing the way Baltimore bills for water is not an option - Baltimore Sun
Baltimore SunChanging the way Baltimore bills for water is not an optionBaltimore SunJust as you can't squeeze water from a stone, at a certain point, Baltimore won't be able to squeeze more cash out of its water customers. That's the conclusion of a sobering new report commissioned by Food and Water Watch, an organization that has ...
December 18, 2017 6:09AM
'Water cremation' plans on hold over environmental fears - BBC News - BBC News
BBC News'Water cremation' plans on hold over environmental fears - BBC NewsBBC NewsThere are concerns a new method of disposing of the dead could allow human remains to enter waterways.'Water cremation' plans put on hold amid fears liquid remains could enter the water systemTelegraph.co.ukPlans for 'water cremation' are put on holdThe Week UK'Water cremation' plans paused over fears liquefied remains could get in water systemInhabitatDaily Mailall 26 news articles
December 18, 2017 4:00AM
As Baltimore Council weighs tackling high water bills, study shows how much customers are squeezed - Baltimore Sun
Baltimore SunAs Baltimore Council weighs tackling high water bills, study shows how much customers are squeezedBaltimore SunThe water department is in a difficult spot. It is borrowing money to pay for pipe and sewer upgrades, and has to pay off those loans using revenue from water customers. “The city of Baltimore does not have the discretion not to make these investments ...
December 17, 2017 11:19PM
Parched for a price: Karachi's water crisis - Aljazeera.com
Aljazeera.comParched for a price: Karachi's water crisisAljazeera.com“Ther- e is a small amount of water,” she says. “I am saving it to drink. When I have money in my hands, I'll get a tanker.” Orangi's problems, while acute, are not unique in Pakistan's largest city. Karachi's roughly 20 million residents regularly face ...and more
December 17, 2017 9:31PM
PWSA issues boil advisory in eight Pittsburgh neighborhoods after water main break - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKAPWSA issues boil advisory in eight Pittsburgh neighborhoods after water main breakPittsburgh Post-GazetteA major water main break Sunday in the East End may have contaminated drinking water in eight Pittsburgh neighborhoods - and residents should boil their water as a precaution, according to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. The 20-inch water ...Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued Due To Water Main BreakCBS Pittsburgh / KDKAPrecautionary boil water advisory issued for parts of several Pittsburgh neighborhoodsWTAE PittsburghWater main break shuts down street in Pittsburgh neighborhoodWPXI PittsburghTribune-Reviewall 12 news articles
December 17, 2017 6:58PM
How firefighters get their water, and why it's sometimes tricky to get enough - LA Daily News
LA Daily NewsHow firefighters get their water, and why it's sometimes tricky to get enoughLA Daily NewsThere's also a chance that the same water pipe could have been broken, Richmond said. A representative for Santiago Estates, however, said they had just passed their annual fire hydrant test and certification on Dec. 4, a day before the wind-fueled ...
December 17, 2017 6:15PM
Water Ministry to float tender for mega solar plant in south of Jordan - Jordan Times
Water Ministry to float tender for mega solar plant in south of JordanJordan TimesAMMAN - The Ministry of Water and Irrigation will float next month a tender for establishing a mega solar plant in the south of the Kingdom to power its major water projects, a senior government official said on Thursday. The studies and blueprints of ...and more
December 17, 2017 6:01PM
Boil water advisory lifted for residents in Newberry - FOX Carolina
FOX CarolinaBoil water advisory lifted for residents in NewberryFOX CarolinaA boil water advisory was issued for residents in the city of Newberry after a water main break Saturday morning. All residents were being asked to boil their water vigorously at least one minute before drinking and cooking until further notice. Tap ...and more
December 17, 2017 5:49PM
'Water cremation' plans put on hold amid fears liquid remains of dead people would make their way into the water system - Telegraph.co.uk
Telegraph.co.uk'Water cremation' plans put on hold amid fears liquid remains of dead people would make their way into the water systemTelegraph.co.ukPlans to offer a new "water cremation" for the first time in the UK are on hold amid concerns about liquid remains of dead people making their way into the water system. A council in the West Midlands has been granted planning permission to offer what ...Water cremation? Council plans to liquify bodies in acid and pour them down the drainExpress.co.ukCouncil hopes to become the first in Britain to liquify dead bodies by dissolving them in alkaline and then flushing ...Daily Mail'Water cremations' that liquefy dead bodies and flush them down the drain could be headed to UKMirror.co.ukEvening Standardall 10 news articles
December 17, 2017 3:51PM
How an unregulated chemical entered a North Carolina community's drinking water - PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHourHow an unregulated chemical entered a North Carolina community's drinking waterPBS NewsHourHe had no inkling that his water might be contaminated until the company tested his well and told him it had an unsafe level of an unregulated chemical known as GenX. Watters paid $800 to have his own analysis done, which showed GenX at 236 parts per ...and more
December 17, 2017 3:27PM
Authorities investigate organs found at water plant - The Detroit News
The Detroit NewsAuthorities investigate organs found at water plantThe Detroit NewsPolice were called twice to a Detroit water treatment plant after staffers found possible organs in an area that filters debris from waste water. Police responded to a call from an employee at about 7:30 p.m. Friday after the staffer found a possible ...and more
December 17, 2017 2:31PM
Who controls the water supply? The answer involves a long history of political strife - PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHourWho controls the water supply? The answer involves a long history of political strifePBS NewsHourA Native American tribe in northern California was appalled last month when Shasta County demanded an extra $1,000 in penalties for their water bill. Thirty members of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, ranging in age from 1 to 70 years old, live in a cluster ...
December 17, 2017 1:10PM
Awards Contenders 'Shape of Water,' 'I, Tonya' Shine in Limited Release - Variety
VarietyAwards Contenders 'Shape of Water,' 'I, Tonya' Shine in Limited ReleaseVarietyGuillermo del Toro's “The Shape of Water” grossed a solid $1.8 million this weekend at 158 North American sites while Margot Robbie's “I, Tonya” took in a stellar $176,599 at five locations. “The Shape of Water” finished in 12th place following its ...The Shape of Water750 KXLall 5 news articles
December 17, 2017 12:51PM
Salem turns to backup drinking water supply after fuel spill in N. Santiam River - Statesman Journal
Statesman JournalSalem turns to backup drinking water supply after fuel spill in N. Santiam RiverStatesman JournalThe city of Salem has shut off its Geren Island water intake following a spill of as much as 11,600 gallons of unleaded gasoline into the North Santiam River. Between storage reserves and groundwater wells, the city can serve its customers for several ...Water from Oregon river off-limits due to fuel spillSeattle TimesWater from Oregon river off-limits after fuel spillThe Spokesman-Reviewall 22 news articles
December 17, 2017 9:40AM
Private equity offloads stake in Anglian Water - Financial Times
Financial TimesPrivate equity offloads stake in Anglian WaterFinancial TimesRichard Laing, chairman of 3i Infrastructure, said Anglian Water had “proved a good investment” during the past decade. “We believe that now is an appropriate time for the [3i Infrastructure] to realise its stake,” he added. The sale comes as investors ...
December 17, 2017 8:21AM
Water main break in East End impacting some Pittsburgh neighborhoods - Tribune-Review
WPXI PittsburghWater main break in East End impacting some Pittsburgh neighborhoodsTribune-ReviewPit- tsburgh Water & Sewer Authority are repairing a water main break on the city's east end that could affect residents in surrounding neighborhoods Sunday morning. The 20-inch main break occurred at Centre and South Negley avenues around 7 a.m., said ...Crews Working To Repair Water Main Break In East LibertyCBS Pittsburgh / KDKAall 3 news articles
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