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7 cases of Legionnaires’ disease tied to Las Vegas’ Rio hotel

Five months after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease was reported at the Rio, the number of confirmed cases of the pneumonia-like bacterial illness among guests has risen to seven, with 29 more cases suspected, the Southern Nevada Health District said Tuesday.
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To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves : The Salt : NPR

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Water Transfer Animation – PureLine

PureLine Chlorine Dioxide Services offering added Water Transfer Services. Our automated systems provide the ultimate in control and precision.
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Legionnaires’ outbreaks increasingly linked to bathroom showers

Most deaths from legionnaires' disease are tied to hospital and nursing home showers, not outdoor cooling towers, new U.S. government figures show.
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Sodium Chlorate Packaging

Did I ever mention that PureLine provides custom toll packaging of Sodium Chlorate. We serve the defense, aerospace, steel and agriculture sectors. We will size the particles to customer specs and package to request.
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Rick Brennan: World Hero

Building local capabilities and supply chains is half the battle in winning the war on pandemics.
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California’s Recycled Water Usage is Growing, Despite Recent Survey Results

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https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/07/18/california-is-poised-for-big-gains-in-recycled-water-use Recycled water used to recharge groundwater supplies for drinking water increased nearly 30 percent. This is water used day in and day out, and not just seasonally for irrigation. And, along with this promising increase, there are dozens of new, innovative projects underway and other opportunities to increase water reuse.
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How Excessive Groundwater Pumping is Costing You

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The water stored in the ground can be compared to money kept in a bank account. If you withdraw money at a faster rate than you deposit new money you will eventually start having account-supply problems. Pumping water out of the ground faster than it is replenished over the long-term causes similar problems. The volume of groundwater in storage is decreasing in many areas of the United States in response to pumping. Groundwater depletion is primarily caused by sustained groundwater pumping. https://water.usgs.gov/edu/gwdepletion.html
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West Recovering from Massive Blaze, Drinking Water may be Contaminated

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Heavy sedimentation makes it difficult for water treatment systems to detect bacteria and other contaminants entering the reservoirs. https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/alberta/wildfires-have-major-impact-on-waterquality/article30512613/?ref=https://www.theglobeandmail.com&service=mobile
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