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What Is LEED? – Water Efficiency

September 11th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This is the fourth post in a series on the LEED green building rating system.  The first post provided an Introduction [&hellip


Simple Methods May Help Bring Clean Water To Developing Countries

May 7th, 2013 | by gwinston

Inadequate waste disposal methods, contaminated water sources and the lack of awareness about proper hand-washing all contribute to the spread of waterborne disease. The pervasive threats in developing countries are bacteria and organisms that are commonly found in human or animal waste, which can contaminate water supplies when waste disposal areas are too close to drinking water sources. People who have ingested water contaminated with harmful organisms usually experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration – and in extreme cases, or in the very young – death



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