A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It By Paul Greenburg, The American Prospect22 May 2013  To get an idea of how American coastal waters might look just before they succumb to all the degradations they have suffered these past five centuries, it would be worth taking a July trip to Mobile Bay, an Alabama inlet that feeds [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:03+00:00May 28th, 2013|News|Comments Off on A River Runs Through It

New nutrient removal research presented at microbiology conference

New nutrient removal research presented at microbiology conference By WaterWorld.com28 May 2013The American Society of Microbiology's 113th general meeting was held on May 18-21 in Denver, Colo., showcasing the research of leading microbiologists from around the globe. Researching nutrient removal in a study called the "Molecular Gene Probe" method, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) featured [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:03+00:00May 28th, 2013|News|Comments Off on New nutrient removal research presented at microbiology conference

Researchers Study Stress On Horseshoe Crabs

Researchers Study Stress On Horseshoe Crabs By CBS Connecticut18 May 2013FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — With their spiky, armor-plated shells, they look like miniature tanks mounting a surprise invasion on local beaches — except they have been at it for nearly a half-billion years. But the American horseshoe crab, the homely, humble distant relative of ancient [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:03+00:00May 20th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Researchers Study Stress On Horseshoe Crabs

Historic Nitrate Levels in Des Moines Water Works Source Water

Historic Nitrate Levels in Des Moines Water Works Source Water By Des Moines Water Works13 May 2013DES MOINES, Iowa (May 13, 2013) – Nitrate levels in Des Moines Water Works’ source water reached historic levels last week, at 24 milligrams per liter (mg/l) in the Raccoon River and 17.87 mg/l in the Des Moines River. [...]

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