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Hardly a waste

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Hardly a waste
A new wastewater analysis process may help determine whether a population of people have COVID-19. The testing cannot determine which individual in the test sample has the virus, but it can indicate the prevalence of the disease in a given population of people.
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'Green roofs' are in

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Denver just approved an initiative requiring rooftop gardens or solar panels be placed on large new buildings, according to an ABC News article.
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We read a great article in Chemical & Engineering News examining the science behind ensuring drinking water is free of weird tastes and funky smells.
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| Categories: | Tags: Chemical & Engineering News, taste test experts, taste and odor profilers, American Chemical Society, taste and odor, science | View Count: (2163) | Bookmark and Share
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Washing hands in cold water?

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You've probably heard it's best to wash your hands with soap and hot water, but it may now be just as effective to use cold water.
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Denver Water launches TAP

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Denver Water recently launched TAP, a new website to educate the people they serve and the communities they operate in about various water issues.
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In the news: Water freezes at boiling point

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In the news: Water freezes at boiling point
There's a fascinating story in the news today - researchers at MIT discovered that it's possible to keep water in a frozen state, even at temperatures above the boiling point.
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Saving money and saving water

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In an article published yesterday by the U.S. News and World Report, pointers are given on how to save money on your water bill.
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| Categories: | Tags: U.S. News and World Report, A.P. Black Research Award, Mark LeChevallier, water usage, leaks, conservation, money | View Count: (3055) | Bookmark and Share
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The ancient Mayans conserved water too

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According to a just published article by Nature World News, the ancient Mayans, who lived in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala, dealt with water shortages due to lack of rainfall.
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