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Broad Analysis Of Pollutants Using Fuzzy Logic Could Guide Water Quality Improvement

Posted By HomeyB in Water Quality

Fuzzy logic was used to analyze water quality of rivers in the Kerayong River in West Malasia. Researches emphasize this method could be used to reduce the number of people with polluted drinking water supplies. -

Ballast water regulations may get more stringent

Posted By watergeek in Miscellaneous

A move to weaken Michigan's standards for treating ballast water, a primary vector of invasive species in the Great Lakes, has been plugged by U.S. Rep. Dale E. Kildee, D-Flint. -

EPA might not act to limit rocket fuel in drinking water

Posted By dficklin in Water Quality

An EPA official said Tuesday there's a "distinct possibility" the agency won't take action to rid drinking water of a toxic rocket fuel ingredient that has contaminated public water supplies around the country. This article discusses this topic in detail. -

Traces of pharmaceuticals found in Chicago drinking water, city tests find

Posted By Josue in Water Quality

Chicago's first tests for pharmaceutical drugs in Lake Michigan drinking water detected trace amounts of unregulated chemicals, though officials said the levels were extremely low and posed no health risks. -

Top court overturns dead fly-in-water damage claim

Posted By WaterJoe in Miscellaneous

A man who claimed that he became depressed, anxious and phobic after finding a a dead fly in a bottle of water will no longer get the judgment he won against a bottling company, Canada's top court ruled Thursday. -

USGS Release: To Swim or Not to Swim?

Posted By dficklin in Water Quality

Concerns about water quality at beaches along the Great Lakes have prompted the need to better understand when waters are safe for recreation. A new collaborative project is aimed at improving information for beach managers when they are faced with deciding whether to close beaches to protect public health. This collaborative effort will draw on the expertise of U.S. Geological Survey and other f -