Category: Water Management

health and sustainability

Mosquitoes Spreading Brain Disease Solutions begin with the truth. Infectious mosquitoes are a symptom of mismanaged infectious waste. There are several steps that we can take to stop the spread of Zika virus and the broader threat of neurodegenerative disease. Stop spreading misinformation. Neurodegenerative disease is infectious and millions of victims are producing tons of […]

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prion disease and TSE

Prion Disease Spreading Globally Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for discovering, naming and characterizing deadly prions and prion disease. President Obama awarded Prusiner the National Medal of Science in 2010 to recognize the rising importance of his research. Unfortunately, U.S. policy on many […]

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prion disease and TSE

Risk Assessment Overlooks Prions The San Diego City Council unanimously approved plans to recycle sewage water into drinking water this week. In my opinion, it joined a growing global movement in what could become a human health disaster. The latest wastewater reclamation project is another death sentence for millions of people who will drink the water and contaminate their homes, gardens […]

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prion disease and TSE

Prions Recycled As the California drought meets the summer heat, Governor Jerry Brown and other elected leaders want more recycled water production. His administration has made $800 million available in loan financing for water agencies to treat wastewater. On the surface, this seems to be a resourceful idea for California and other parched regions. If […]

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health and sustainability

Water Shortages and Floods United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a collective global response to drought and a shift from crisis management to drought preparedness and resilience. He said the price for preparedness is minimal compared to the cost of disaster relief. Secretary-General Ban said droughts can be mitigated and called for the full […]

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Technology Improves Water Management A revolutionary watering system that can save up to 60 percent in water costs for park systems and golf courses continues to grow in popularity — just as awareness of water use continues to grow in the American mind. By using computers to determine just how much water different sections of […]

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