What is Pollution?

What is Pollution?

[ad_1] Pollution is contamination by a chemical or other agent that renders part of the environment unfit for intended or desired use. These uses also and very importantly include all wildlife and ecological requirements to sustain life in all its natural forms.Pollution damages the Earth's land, water and air. It results in contamination of the earth's environment with materials that interfere...

What is Pollution?

8 Amazing Green Buildings in the World – 2015

[ad_1] The Bullitt Center built by the Bullitt Foundation, a Seattle-based non-profit group that focuses on urban ecology was officially opened on Earth Day, 2013. It is certified as one of the world's 21 Living Buildings, i.e. the building generates as much energy as it consumes; supplies its own water, and processes its own sewage. The rooftop solar panels produce more power than is consumed....

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Waste Disposal Method – 5 Ways to Prevent Contamination

[ad_1] Human waste disposal is of great concern in sub urban and rural areas. This article outlines the basic precautions to be followed when disposing human and other household waste.Excreta Disposal Without Water CarriageExcreta disposal is more frequently a problem of the rural areas or small towns having no amenities of a water carriage system. It is important that the human excreta should...

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Is There a Health Effect of Drugs in Drinking Water?

[ad_1] Recent studies by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Geological Survey have found small amounts of pharmaceuticals in our drinking water. The drugs found in drinking water were measured in parts per billion or trillion.Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) make up a wide variety of chemical substances, including prescription, cosmetic, over-the-counter...

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Treating The Water Used In Dairy Products

[ad_1] You have surely had a need to purchase milk and milk related products for yourself or your family. When passing the dairy isle in the grocery store, you have taken a look at the items offered. Milk and milk products are very important for a healthy diet as they contain vitamins and minerals that are essential for good health.Not only do you as the consumer view dairy products as...

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Wastewater Management Techniques

[ad_1] You might have had the term wastewater management in many fields today. Environmental enthusiasts and other socially responsible institutions have been stressing on this concept for quite some time now. As the name suggests, this is a process where wastewater that is emanated from residential and commercial establishments and all sources into a good quality of water. In a nutshell, this...

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On the Importance of Septic Tank Service and Treatment

[ad_1] Home and property ownership are a huge responsibility. From property taxes to the normal wear and tear of a home, homeowners and property owners alike learn to expect the unexpected. When it comes to owning a home, plumbing and septic tank service play a big part in home maintenance and upkeep.What is a septic tank?This tank collects sewage and is usually stored underground. Bacterial...

Hydro Jetting – Horizontal Line Flushing

Hydro Jetting – Horizontal Line Flushing

[ad_1] Hydro jetting or horizontal line flushing as it is sometimes known is a crucial aspect of property maintenance and development. Given enough time, drain pipes and sewage lines can become blocked, and when traditional snaking methods cannot clear the clog, horizontal line flushing can clear even the most stubborn industrial or commercial debris. This method can be a cost saving practice,...

5 Wastewater Management Techniques You Need to Know About

5 Wastewater Management Techniques You Need to Know About

[ad_1] You probably have heard the term "wastewater management" before, as it is commonly used by environmental enthusiasts and institutions that care about the future of our world. Wastewater treatment is a method used to recycle the wastewater originated from commercial and residential establishments and other sources for human consumption and use.In short, this method helps reuse polluted...

Building a Better BRIC-Trap

Building a Better BRIC-Trap

[ad_1] In a 2003 research paper Goldman Sachs argued that the combination of countries Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) has the economic potential to be larger than the G6 in US dollar terms by 2050. The countries are forecast to encompass over 40% of the world’s population and hold a combined GDP of nearly $15 trillion dollars. Goldman predicts China and India will be dominant...

Water Treatment For Residential Areas

Water Treatment For Residential Areas

[ad_1] Most of the residences get heir supply of water from municipal systems of water. A few of the homes use private water sources for their water. If you are using a private well or other private source that is not a public water supply, you are responsible for maintaining clean and safe water for your family to use. These private water sources are not regulated by the state and local...

Land Based Methods Of Wastewater Treatment – A Brief Overview

Land Based Methods Of Wastewater Treatment – A Brief Overview

[ad_1] Land based methods of wastewater treatment have been used for many years. There are several types of treatment methods used. In this article I provide a brief overview of the different types of these land based treatment methods and how they work.The different types of land based methods of wastewater treatment can be identified based either on the rate of infiltration of the wastewater...

How to Get Rid of and Identify 5 Common Types of Drain or Fruit Flies

How to Get Rid of and Identify 5 Common Types of Drain or Fruit Flies

[ad_1] This is an introduction to a series about 5 common types of drains flies. I will be adding more information on each one over the next month. First never assume that your problem started indoors. Proper identification is necessary in some situations. To identify them you will need to catch one on a piece of tape or any other method that does not destroy what you are going to ID. A...

Biofilms – A Prelude of Organized Microbial Community

Biofilms – A Prelude of Organized Microbial Community

[ad_1] In nature microorganisms often like to stay as biofilms.What are biofilms?Biofilms are complex aggregation of microorganisms attaching a surface. They are structurally heterogeneous, complex and characterized by the production of extracellular polymeric substances known as EPS.How do they form?Biofilm forms when bacteria adhere to surfaces in aqueous environments and begin to excrete a...

Necessity of a Water Treatment Plant for Businesses

Necessity of a Water Treatment Plant for Businesses

[ad_1] Water can be a highly expensive commodity for the manufacturers and industrial business owners if they use the water provided by the government only. However, it can be made much more affordable if they get access to a water provisioning system where water gets treated well so that it can be made suitable for industrial use. The need for pure water at affordable costs necessitates the...

Infrastructure Planning for Townships

Infrastructure Planning for Townships

[ad_1] Comprehensive and well-coordinated Infrastructure planning is a prerequisite in developing a new town or housing estate and is carried out in tandem with the master town planning and well in advance of any physical developments. It serves to establish the full infrastructure requirements and guide their timely implementation thereby ensuring quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness in...

Different Types of Materials Used To Make A Plumbing System

Different Types of Materials Used To Make A Plumbing System

[ad_1] The system of conveying fluids for different uses is known as plumbing. Apparatuses and fixtures like pipes, tanks, plumbing fixtures, and valves are used for passing on fluids. The general uses of plumbing include removal of waste, heating, and cooling (HVAC), and delivering portable water, but they have other uses too.Systems of Plumbing- The different types of plumbing systems are as...

Invisible Killers

Invisible Killers

[ad_1] Our bodies have a variety of mechanisms for dealing with this toxicity, but the current total load exceeds the body’s ability to adapt. When our bodies fail to break down or remove these toxins, the only other way to deal with them is through sequestration. The body will try to deposit these compounds into tissue to minimize their potential damage. For example, lead may be...

Healthy Non-Biodegradable Waste Disposal Methods

Healthy Non-Biodegradable Waste Disposal Methods

[ad_1] Garbage is perhaps one of the most persistent environmental issues of the modern-day civilization. Every day tons of wastes are accumulated and the volume of waste is increasing very exponentially every yearly. As a result, some of these wastes end up in wrong places such as drains, canals or shorelines making them not unpleasant not only for the eyes but also injurious to the health and...

Garbage Disposal Not Working? Here’s How To Fix It

Garbage Disposal Not Working? Here’s How To Fix It

[ad_1] A waste disposal is a great addition to any kitchen sink, and advantageous for both the home-owners and the environment. Garbage disposals discourage unhealthy bacteria growth and create a much better smelling kitchen by keeping old food out of your trash bin, and all it requires is simply running a little cold water and switching on the disposal. Rather than creating methane gas in a...

What Is ATP Testing?

What Is ATP Testing?

[ad_1] What is ATP testing? This is a question that goes through the minds of those exploring the world of biochemistry. In simple terms, ATP testing as the name suggests involves the testing of ATP. ATP is an particle found in every living cell and is responsible for providing the energy for different physiological processes. ATP is found both around the nucleoplasm and the cytoplasm in each...

Dealing With Overwhelming Drinking Water Problems in China

Dealing With Overwhelming Drinking Water Problems in China

[ad_1] When in China, you have to do as the natives do, and that means boiling tap water before you can drink it. Although some hotels and all restaurants offer boiled water to their guests, and you can buy bottled water, anything that just runs from a faucet is not safe to drink. Although the water is fine to bathe in, it is recommended that none of the water from the shower head be ingested...

What Are Various Industrial Chemicals and Their Uses

What Are Various Industrial Chemicals and Their Uses

[ad_1] Various types of industrial chemicals are manufactured by a large number of manufacturers for industrial applications. Today these chemicals are used for different purposes including the manufacture of explosives, different types of fuels used in engines, various types of dyes and paints, insulators, cosmetics, detergents and soaps.The chemical industry has grown rapidly in the past...

Types of Heat Exchangers – Plate Heat, Plate Fin and Adiabatic Wheel

Types of Heat Exchangers – Plate Heat, Plate Fin and Adiabatic Wheel

[ad_1] Heat exchangers are common parts of several devices and machinery used in many industries today. Heavy industries such as petroleum gasoline plants, power plants, sewage treatment facilities and oil refineries use them in their equipments. The machinery used in such industries not only need constant tune up, they also need continuous cooling. Heat exchangers perform this job for...

The Master Plumber

The Master Plumber

[ad_1] A master plumber may be an authorised professional that installs and repairs varied industrial and residential plumbing systems. He or she would possibly concentrate on coming up with new systems, laying or fitting pipes, or doing repairs and maintenance on appliances and fixtures.Plumbing specialists are very important to the look and construction of industrial and residential water...

Energize the Future Through Landfill Gasification

Energize the Future Through Landfill Gasification

[ad_1] Landfill gas (LFG) is a complex mix of many different gases created through the action of microorganisms within a landfill. As the putrescible materials in the landfill begins to breakdown, landfill gas production results. When the chemical reactions and microbes act upon the waste. Production rate is directly affected by landfill geometry and by the waste composition. These factors...

Pure Water – What Is The Best Way To Ensure That Your Home Gets It?

Pure Water – What Is The Best Way To Ensure That Your Home Gets It?

[ad_1] When it comes to drinking water for our home, our preference is very simple. We need nothing, but the purest possible form. Reverse Osmosis is a technology which has been making this choice plausible for many homes. What makes it the most reliable option? Well, it starts with the fact that it eliminates up to 99% of impurities that are generally associated with drinking water. As per...

Time to Get Over the "Yuck Factor"

Time to Get Over the "Yuck Factor"

[ad_1] Potable water has traditionally been perceived as an unlimited resource-something that would always be available in endless supply. As a result, water conservation has often been viewed as unnecessary. But California has been in a drought since 2009; it persists despite last winter's rainy season and reservoir levels that are approaching normalcy.Households consume 40% of California's...

Urban Career: What New Path Can Work for You?

Urban Career: What New Path Can Work for You?

[ad_1] IntroductionThinking about a promising and lucrative career, simply go green. Surprising isn't it? Yet, this is true. With so many technological advancements and people going the natural or organic way, the green revolution awaits you. You have come to the right place to augur your greener prospects whether for plumbing or even construction sectors.Background1. What is a Green Career?A...

The Top 4 Myths About Recycled Water

The Top 4 Myths About Recycled Water

[ad_1] Water is the lifeblood of any city. With this is mind, it's no wonder that sustainable water policies are a subject of contention in everywhere and one of the best ways to stretch every drop is by recycling water. Unfortunately, rumors and misinformation have arisen around the topic. The concern is understandable, as potable water is essential to good health, but these myths are dangerous...

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