Monthly Archives: November 2021

The unknown power of circulation pumps

Written in collaboration with Ashley Leung. Who consumes more electricity: wash your hands or feed your refrigerator? This could be the first in many places – surprisingly, some of the biggest consumers of energy in our buildings are the pumps that circulate hot water. In fact, many of them more than double the amount of energy used to heat that …

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Garbage Service Problems Continue In Autauga, Elmore Counties

PRATTVILLE – William Moody just wants his trash picked up. The Autauga County resident lives near Marshall Drive, just steps from the city limits of Prattville. He is among a group of citizens of Autauga and Elmore counties who have complained about the service provided by Waste Management, the company responsible for collecting solid waste in rural areas of both …

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SR 89A lane to close November 30 for manhole repairs

The City of Sedona Wastewater Department and contractor Standard Construction Company will complete repairs to a sewer manhole located on State Route 89A between Upper Red Rock Loop Road and Bristlecone Pines Road, starting after – midday of Tuesday, November 30 and ending on Thursday, December 2. Approximately 500 feet of the northbound right lane will be closed for the …

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Since the pandemic, protecting urban green spaces has become even more important in Pittsburgh

Urban parks and gardens improve air and water quality, wildlife biodiversity, and opportunities for outdoor recreation and education. Throughout the pandemic, the spaces have seen a lot of visitors. As Pittsburgh neighborhoods grow, community gardeners and other green space enthusiasts want to make sure their land doesn’t turn into a condo or parking lot. A solution? Protect the earth. This …

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Aquarius: Water Sign Says Love ‘Worth The Waiting’ This Week

Each astrological sign of the zodiac has different qualities, needs and desires when it comes to finding love and being in love. Astrology experts have predicted what awaits Aquarius – the eleventh sign of the zodiac – when it comes to love. “That lighter mood makes you a serial flirt.” But what do Aquarians in love look like in general? …

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Al Khoory Group recreates history ahead of UAE Golden Jubilee celebrations – News

Abdullah Khoory, Vice President of Al Khoory Group, talks about the group’s strong commitment to the UAE economy and the opening of their new hotel Abdullah Khoory, Vice President of Al Khoory Group (2nd from left) and Arun Kumar, General Manager of Al Khoory Hotels, announce the opening of the Al Khoory Sky Garden Hotel in the Port Saeed area …

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VOICE: Consumption and climate change

What you buy, how you use and reuse it, and whether you repair or recycle it all have huge effects on our planet’s climate. The unrestrained growth of consumerism has been a major factor in the increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) production and the growing impact of climate change. When considering the wide range of carbon and methane emissions generated …

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Remote Lajamanu NT community quarantined after COVID-19 fragments found in sewage

Another remote community in the Northern Territory has been placed in lockdown, after sewage samples in Lajamanu tested positive for the coronavirus. The lockdown took effect immediately Saturday evening in the community of about 500 people located 560 kilometers southwest of Katherine. Lockdown restrictions were relaxed for fully vaccinated people in Katherine on Saturday, with the registration of a new …

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Can lithium cure ailments in the Salton Sea?

SALTON SEA, Calif .– Studying the intricacies of mud on the ocean floor is a lifetime’s work for Timothy Lyons, so when the tall and lean biogeochemist asks you to join an expedition to find chemical mysteries buried deep beneath the waves, prepare- you get wet and dirty. On a recent foray on California’s largest and most troubled lake, Lyons …

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Iran clamps down on protests over growing water shortages

For two weeks, the Iranian government tolerated growing protests over water shortages in the Iranian city of Isfahan, watching them grow as restaurants served protesters free soup and barbers offered free haircuts. . State television even aired interviews with farmers discussing their grievances. But after the protests spread to at least one other city, the predictable happened on Friday: the …

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