California Water Alert

ARVIN, California — Californians who grumble about not being able to water their lawns every day during the fourth year of a historic drought should swing by this small town in southern Kern County. Drought or no drought, residents of this rural community can’t drink water from the tap and can’t even use it for […]

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Hopewell, Virginia Water Crisis

HOPEWELL, Va. — Homes and businesses had water again after a long 20 hours in Hopewell, though water pressure was low, and a precautionary boil advisory has been issued; cleanup of the Appamatox continued still. Click here to read full article.

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West Coast Ports Tackle Backlog

U.S. West Coast ports will resume full operations from Saturday evening after a tentative labor deal was reached between a dockworkers union and a group of shippers, easing months of disruptions to trans-Pacific trade that have hit businesses from automakers to meat exports. To view this article, click here.

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Fluoride May Trigger Depression and Weight Gain

Fluoride could be causing depression and weight gain and councils should stop adding it to drinking water to prevent tooth decay, scientists have warned. To view the full article, click here. To purchase a set of fluoride reduction filters, click here.

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Flint’s Water Woes

In a city where residents have felt under siege for years — from crime, bad press and an emergency manager some feel forced upon them — the newest threat pours from kitchen spigots and showerheads. Read more. View our powerful water purification elements here.

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Longshore Union, U.S. West Coast port talks

The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract talks seen by the shipping industry as a contributing factor in chronic cargo backups. Please click here to view entire article.

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Port Congestion Here to Stay

Greg Knowler, Senior Asia Editor | Nov 28, 2014 2:14 AM EST There will be no speedy solution to the congestion that is creating bottlenecks at ports around the world as terminals battle to cope with growing trade and surges in container volume. Stanley Smulders, senior vice president for Asia-Europe and West Africa trade management for […]

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