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National Health News Is Beer the Next Frontier for Clean Water Utilities?

Is Beer the Next Frontier for Clean Water Utilities?

is a ‘yuck’ factor associated with what has traditionally been called Toilet to Tap initiatives in the arena of water reuse; but this may be changing.  With the summer upon us, and for some parts of the country, historic drought, comes renewed national attention on the issue of potable water reuse.  Two NACWA Member […]

6/25/15 at 3:42 pm     1107      , , ,     NACWA Blog
Environmental News State Matches Funds With Barnstable County for Water Quality Monitoring Program

State Matches Funds With Barnstable County for Water Quality Monitoring Program

tate has given Barnstable County $250,000 in matching funds to expand its marine water quality monitoring to include all estuaries and near shore stations. Under the terms of the grant, the county will use $250,000 of its own funds and $250,000 from the state to expand its monitoring program to include not just the […]

6/23/15 at 12:50 pm     1101      ,     CapeCod.com
World Health News Surfers wanted for ‘superbug’ study

Surfers wanted for ‘superbug’ study

tists are launching an investigation into antibiotic-resistant bacteria, known as “superbugs”, by gathering data from surfers’ rectums. “Beach Bums” is the first UK project of its kind, teaming researchers with the action group Surfers Against Sewage. Surfers are being asked to volunteer to provide rectal swabs to help scientists to find out the effects of […]

6/9/15 at 4:23 pm     1038      ,     BBC News
National Health News Household Chemicals Show Up Just About Anywhere Researchers Look

Household Chemicals Show Up Just About Anywhere Researchers Look

n American life is full of synthetic chemicals – medicines, cosmetics, soaps and shampoos, household cleaners, non-stick cookware, and stain-resistant furniture. Most of us don’t give much thought to where those chemicals go when we’re done with them, but some researchers are tracking them in wastewater, the environment, and even drinking water. Once you think […]

5/11/15 at 11:55 am     1364      , ,     WCAI
National Health News Don’t let Complex Language keep you from Drinking Tap Water

Don’t let Complex Language keep you from Drinking Tap Water

the rise in bottled water and sugary beverage alternatives, regular tap water is struggling to make its way into the daily U.S. diet. Part of the problem may be the technical language used to communicate important water quality information to the public, according to an interdisciplinary team of Virginia Tech researchers recently writing in […]

4/7/15 at 11:29 am     976          Medical Xpress