All posts tagged "water"

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    S. Korea to promote water management industry growth: PM

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea will create a “national water industry cluster” by 2018 that can promote the growth of related companies and create more jobs, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said Tuesday. “The water industry cluster will...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • Mineral water produced by a South Korean company in Mount Paektu in North Korea is being shipped to Busan, 325 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Dec. 6, 2015. Ten containers worth of bottled water are expected to arrive at the South Korean port city the next day. (Yonhap)
    Would you drink bottled water from North Korea?

    Ten containers arrive at Busan port By Brian Han Of all the options for bottled water in the world, South Korea accepted a shipment from North Korea. Not just one, but ten full cargo containers arrived at...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • In this June 24, 2015, file photo, a worker washes a car at Bob's Car Wash in Roseville, Calif. To reduce water use, owner Nancy van Overbeek says the facility had upgraded its recycling and reclamation system and was not watering its lawn. State officials plan to tell Californians what penalties they are taking against communities that fail to meet a mandated 25 percent reduction in water use when they announce usage figures Friday, Oct. 30, in the state’s battle against a widespread drought. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
    California fines water suppliers for first time for failure to cut back

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State officials for the first time are fining California water suppliers for failing to meet a mandated 25 percent reduction in water use in the battle against a widespread drought. The $61,000 fines...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • An earlier version of the Honda FCV (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Honda builds hydrogen powered car at tenth of previous cost

    By Brian Han A hydrogen powered car that can travel 400 miles on a single tank while only emitting water vapor. This is Honda’s newest toy and they have managed to produce it at just 10 percent...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • This undated photo provided by NASA and taken by an instrument aboard the agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks on the surface of Mars that scientists believe were caused by flowing streams of salty water. Researchers said Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, that the latest observations strongly support the longtime theory that salt water in liquid form flows down certain Martian slopes each summer. (NASA/JPL/University of Arizona via AP)
    NASA discovers flowing water on Mars

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars appears to be flowing with rivulets of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet. “It...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • FILE - In this July 17, 2014 file photo, recreational boaters ride by a bathtub ring that delineates the high water mark at Lake Mead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. Water managers in Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area have reached a deal to draw enough water to serve some 300,000 homes from the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River and sell it to California. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)
    Las Vegas, Los Angeles-area agencies ink water-for-cash deal

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water managers in Los Angeles and Las Vegas are poised to adopt a drought-driven deal to send enough water to serve about 300,000 homes annually from the Lake Mead reservoir to Southern California....

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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    Digging Deeper

    Energy and natural resource conservation has been one of modern society’s greatest challenges. However, despite the efforts of various conservation movements, with unceasing growth of population and rapid industrialization, the Earth’s environment is quickly deteriorating, plagued by...

    • Posted June 22, 2015
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