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College has system to extract water from manure

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:23 PM

A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, Michigan State University said Thursday. The technology is particularly useful for animal operations in dry regions where water is at a... Full Story

Water Quality Questions Remain as Water Ban Lifted in West Virginia

posted on January 17, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Water Quality Questions Remain as Water Ban Lifted in West Virginia
Last Thursday, thousands of gallons of a chemical used to prepare coal for processing spilled into the primary source of drinking water for 300,000 in Charleston, West Virginia. The ban was lifted, but not before questions over the safety of... Full Story

Study Says Arkansas Drinking Water Unaffected by Fracking

posted on May 17, 2013 at 1:59 PM

A new study says natural gas drilling, or fracking, hasn't contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas but researchers say the geology there is more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where drilling takes place. Full Story

Report Urges World to Secure Drinking Water Access

posted on August 26, 2011 at 4:07 PM

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Investing as little as 0.16 percent of the world's gross domestic product - or $198 billion per year - could give half a billion people regular access to safe drinking water within four years, a U.N. official said... Full Story

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