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An oil refinery secures an essential material: Water

Aug 21, 2012
Oil refineries are among the many industries that use large volumes of water. A refinery in water-parched southern California turned to waste water for its needs.
Posted In: refineries, Oil, water

In Texas, water may be free, but it's not forever

Aug 10, 2012
Tapping the Ogallala Aquifer decades ago turned the Panhandle into fertile farmland. Drought is reviving concern that water in the ground, like oil, eventually runs out.
Posted In: texas, water

Facing water shortages, Indian farmers dig in

May 7, 2012
Fast-growing India is pumping itself dry. For the "water man," the solutions will come from the grassroots.
Posted In: India, water

Peak oil? Try peak water.

May 4, 2012
Documentary filmmaker Jessica Yu's new film, "Last Call at the Oasis," explores the water crisis in the U.S. and its impact.
Posted In: water

Being in hot water is a good thing

Sep 16, 2011
Yesterday, a shower was given a prize. Okay, let me explain. Nick Christy's invention for a shower that recycles hot water won the Dutch Postcode...
Posted In: Science, water

10 Things That Will Change How You Think About Water

Apr 12, 2011
Today on the Marketplace Morning Report, we spoke to Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water. In...
Posted In: Big Book, featured, power, water

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt stock markets reopen, more water warnings in Tokyo

Mar 23, 2011
Tokyo health officials said today radiation levels are higher in the water supply there. Those officials are recommending people not give tap wat...
Posted In: billion, earthquake, Egypt, General Mills, Japan, mid-day update, mortgage, radiation, stocks, Tokyo, Toyota, tsunami, water

MIDDAY UPDATE: FCC and the census

Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the U.S. Census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at how the census population numbers will affect how federal funding will be...
Posted In: advertising, census 2010, economic indicator, General Electric, mid-day update, online advertising, water

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's top economic policy adviser leaving- now what?

Sep 22, 2010
White House National Economic Council director Larry Summers will return to Harvard at the end of the year. Who might replace him and what does...
Posted In: Arctic, ATT, eggs, energy, Facebook, GE, General Electric, kilts, Larry Summers, light bulbs, mid-day update, salmonella, sporran, water

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