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Article ID: 698728

Chilling with recycled water: UCI, IRWD celebrate plant conversion to save 80 million gallons of drinkable water each year

University of California, Irvine

Officials from UCI and the Irvine Ranch Water District are hosting a celebration of UCI’s renovated Central Plant, which has been retrofitted to use recycled water for cooling campus buildings.

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8-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698657

Study Finds Managed Waterways Are Not Isolated From Effects of Climate Change

Indiana University

A study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that human changes to rivers and streams in the United States and Canada do not isolate these natural resources from the effects of climate change.

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7-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698563

Rutgers Experts Available for Interviews on Sightings of the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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3-Aug-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698181

University of Texas at El Paso Professor Helps Haitians Access Clean Water

University of Texas at El Paso

Ivonne Santiago, Ph.D, a clinical professor of civil engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, has developed a water filtration system to provide access to clean, readily available water for the people of Po Ploom, Haiti.

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30-Jul-2018 7:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698179

WVU Experts Are Available to Talk About Food-Safety Regulations and How to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses

West Virginia University

West Virginia University expert Simon Haeder says the massive increases in food recall over the last five years-- 92.7 percent for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and 83.4 percent for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (according to a study by the Stericycle Recall Index)-- could be attributed to alterations in agency regulations. Another WVU expert, Jacek Jaczynski, said it’s simple to avoid illness by washing hands and thoroughly cooking food.

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27-Jul-2018 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698087

Horticulture Researchers Experiment with Integrating Chickens Into Vegetable Production

Iowa State University

Iowa State University researchers are exploring how the integration of chickens into vegetable crop rotations may spark environmental and economic benefits for growers. The research involves experiments at the ISU Horticulture Research Station.

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26-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697917

Rutgers Poison Expert Available to Discuss Recent Food Recalls, Safe Food Handling

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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25-Jul-2018 10:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697821

UNH Research Shows Climate Change Affects Recreational Behavior

University of New Hampshire

Whether it’s casting a fishing line, launching a boat, or taking a dip to cool off, most people heading to a lake rarely think about how climate change is impacting their overall recreation experience. However, more often than not, it does. Research at the University of New Hampshire shows that as unfavorable water quality conditions in lakes continue to rise, anglers, boaters and beach goers are using various coping mechanisms that can alter their behavior, from switching to a different location or activity to simply abandoning the experience altogether.

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24-Jul-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697049

New Rapid Test Aims to Get Swimmers Back in NYS Park Waters Faster

Cornell University

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and members of her lab are testing a new water-monitoring technology that, if approved by New York state and federal authorities, could drastically reduce the time state park swim areas must close when water is suspected of being unswimmable.

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5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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