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Iowa DNR emergency order prevents C6-Zero from operating, says water sources are contaminated

Iowa DNR emergency order prevents C6-Zero from operating, says water sources are contaminated

MARENGO, Iowa (KCRG) – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued an emergency order to stop C6-Zero from operating in the state of Iowa after its Marengo plant exploded and injured more than ten people last week. The order says the facility is “a clear threat to public health and the environment” and that …

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Watching Water Droplets Merge on the International Space Station

Watching Water Droplets Merge on the International Space Station

Droplets (at centimeter scale) coalesce during an experiment on the International Space Station. Credit: Josh McCraney Understanding how water droplets propagate and coalesce is essential for everyday life scenarios, such as raindrops falling from cars, planes, and rooftops, and for applications in power generation, aerospace engineering and cell adhesion at the microscopic scale. However, these …

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Company creates baby shoes that can dissolve in water

Company creates baby shoes that can dissolve in water

This company has created durable baby shoes that can be dissolved by boiling them in water once your child has outgrown them. Source: Jesse Milliken/YouTube Woolybubs founders Jesse and Megan Milliken started the Portland, Oregon-based company because they felt guilty about how often they threw away clothes that were too big for their three children. …

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Tonga volcano eruption blasts millions of tons of water into space

Tonga volcano eruption blasts millions of tons of water into space

Comment this story Comment The eruption of the Hunga Tonga submarine volcano in the Pacific Ocean earlier this year was so powerful it sent a huge plume of water vapor into space, according to a study released Monday. A volcano throwing water beyond the atmosphere had never before been observed by scientists. The research underscores …

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Drought-ravaged LA seeks surprising water source: Contaminated Superfund site

Drought-ravaged LA seeks surprising water source: Contaminated Superfund site

As drought and climate change ravage California’s once-reliable drinking water supply, Los Angeles officials are turning to a relatively new and nearly untapped resource for the city’s 4 million people: the Superfund site. in their own backyard. Nearly 70% of the city’s 115 wells in the San Fernando Valley groundwater basin — the largest such …

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Government to weaken water pollution targets in ‘attack on nature’

Water pollution targets are due to be weakened by the government next week, the Guardian can reveal, as Environment Act targets will give farmers an extra three years to reduce the dumping of their waste into the watercourse. River activists said the news was proof the government had not given up on its “attack on …

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Desalination is used worldwide, from Israel to Australia. Here, project engineer Mike Watts watches as saltwater flows into the pre-treatment hall at the Kurnell desalination plant, in Sydney, Australia, in October 2010.

Could the Pacific Ocean be California’s water saviour? He can, if we want him to be

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Desalination is used all over the world, from Israel to Australia. Here, project engineer Mike Watts watches salt water flow through the pre-treatment hall at Kurnell’s desalination plant in …

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California braces for more brown lawns and water restrictions as state issues 5% allowance

California braces for more brown lawns and water restrictions as state issues 5% allowance

Californians should prepare for another year of brown lawns, strict water restrictions and heightened calls for conservation, as state water managers warned on Thursday that dramatically reduced allocations are at hand. likely again in 2023. The Department of Water Resources announced an initial allocation of just 5% of supplies requested by the State Water Project …

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Water chiefs accuse UK government of failing to stop sewage pollution

Water company bosses have blamed the UK government’s inaction for the lack of progress in stopping sewage pollution, according to newly revealed letters. According to Environment Agency data, sewage was dumped into UK seas and rivers more than 770,000 times during 2020 and 2021, equivalent to almost 6 million people. ‘hours. During his short stint …

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