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Flint, MI -- The former operator of the city's water treatment plant says he found no detectable chlorine in parts of Flint's water system within months of the city changing its water source to the Flint River in 2014. Michael Glasgow, the former plant operator and utilities administrator for the city, told Genesee ...
Calcutta: Most of the packaged drinking water samples tested by the corporation were found to have less than the required amount of chlorine, a civic official said on Thursday. But faecal coliform was not found in any of the samples, ruling out the presence of E. coli bacteria. Food safety officers of the ...

Residents who are sensitive to changes in the water may notice a stronger taste or smell of chlorine. This annual system maintenance helps optimize the quality of our drinking water and reduce the amount of hydrant flushing necessary during the warm weather months. Less hydrant flushing during the ...
chlorine was added to a water supply tank on Friday after routine testing found the presence of E coli in a water sample. engineers have treated a tank on the corner of Dunbars Rd and Halswell Rd with a very small dose of chlorine and flushed through water pipes. City council officials warned people living ...
... has been performed since the City switched over to chloramines in 2011. The process change is strongly recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency and the State to preserve water quality by ensuring persistent disinfection levels exist in the distribution system. Both chlorine and chloramines ...

A mother accused of trying to cure her daughter's autism using a product discredited as little more than bleach was arrested last week in Indianapolis, according to police. A report says the 28-year-old mother put drops of hydrochloric acid and a water-purifying solution in the young girl's drinks. Marketed as ...
The report says the mother was putting drops of hydrochloric acid and a "water purifying solution" made with chlorine - which combine to form bleach - in her child's drink, according to WXIN. The man says his wife told him she read about the mixture online in a facebook group. The mother reportedly ...
Irish Water has said that around 1,200 customers in Co Meath have been told not to use their tap water for drinking, washing or preparing food because of dangerous levels of chlorine in the supply. The homes and businesses affected are in the Kilcloon, Moygaddy, Killeany, Kilgraigue, Harristown, ...
Irish Water has defended its response after it was found there were unsafe levels of chlorine in the water supply in Meath. Customers in the Kilcloon area near Dunboyne are being told not to use the water for washing, drinking or preparing food. Some people have developed rashes, while a number of ...
The public prosecutors initiated an expanded investigation into the incident and formed a committee from the Holding Company for Drinking Water to inspect the drinking water plant in al-Seyouf area to decide whether it complies with the specification standards and to identify the cause of the chlorine ...
GENEVA, Switzerland -- United Nations human rights experts are investigating reports of alleged chlorine bomb attacks on civilians in two Syrian towns, officials said Tuesday. "Most alarmingly, the commission has received multiple reports, now under investigation, that bombs allegedly containing ...
West Bengal: chlorine gas leak triggers mass panic in Belur. "Several people had to be rushed to the hospital after they complained of suffocation following leakage of chlorine gas in Belur. Many had panicked and were discharged after a basic check-up," Raj Karan Nayar DC North (Howrah) told The ...
However, disasters can represent scientific opportunities, and a team of scientists led by Sammy Zahran of Colorado State Univesity took the chance to compare the level of chlorine provided with the rate of the disease over time and across the city's eight water monitoring stations. "The risk of a Flint ...
A chlorine filled bomb was reportedly dropped on a rebel-held Syrian town in Idlib province were numerous people were treated for "suffocation". By Nathan Morley. According to the testimony of several medical workers, a bomb filled with chlorine was dropped by a government helicopter in Saraqeb, ...
U.N. war crime investigators said Tuesday they are probing multiple reports that bombs containing weaponized chlorine have been used against ... Paulo Pinheiro, head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria, said the commission had "alarmingly" received several reports that chlorine had been used in ...
(CNN) The opposition Syrian National Coalition demanded the United Nations take immediate action Monday to stop what it described as a "barbaric onslaught" by Russian and Syrian forces in the northwestern province of Idlib amid new reports of a chlorine gas attack on civilians in the rebel-held area.

An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that killed 12 people and sickened at least 87 in Flint, Mich., in 2014 and 2015 was caused by low chlorine levels in the municipal water system, scientists have confirmed. It's the most detailed evidence yet linking the bacterial disease to the city's broader water crisis.
The US is "gravely alarmed" by reports the Syrian government has used chlorine gas in Idlib Province. (AP). Reuters Tuesday, 6 February 2018. Text size A A A. The United States is "gravely alarmed" by reports the Syrian government has used chlorine gas in Idlib Province, the US State Department said in ...
Nine people were treated for breathing difficulties after a bomb believed to be filled with chlorine was dropped on a rebel-held town in Syria, medics say. The Syria Civil Defence said three of its rescue workers were among the casualties from the attack on Saraqeb, in the north-western province of Idlib.
Syrian activists say civilians have suffered chlorine gas poisoning during an attack on the rebel-held town of Saraqeb in Idlib province. The Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group said Sunday night that three of its rescuers and six others were injured by chlorine gas in Saraqeb, a rebel-held town ...
A chlorine gas attack has been carried out on a besieged rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, reports say. People in the Eastern Ghouta region, which is under daily bombardment, reported a smell of gas after a missile strike, the BBC has learned. Health workers said six ...
In addition, our water quality team is switching treatment to a form of chlorine known as "free chlorine," which does not contain ammonia. Illinois American Water has used this stronger disinfectant in the past and made a similar, temporary switch in the fall while flushing water mains and fire hydrants.
The U.S. chemical Safety Board announced it will release its final report Jan. 3 and also a safety video on the chlorine release that occurred at MGPI Processing in Atchison, Kansas, on Oct. 21, 2016. The company produces distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches; the release occurred ...
chlorine production in the EU, Norway and Switzerland rose 5.6% year on year to 823,530 mt in November, compared to 779,974 mt in November 2016, industry body EuroChlor said Wednesday. Capacity utilization rates reached 83.8% in November 2017, the highest since July. In November caustic soda ...
After five years in development, the SE200 Community chlorine Maker launched last year. It's the size of a water bottle and produces water-purifying chlorine in minutes. Essentially a disinfection kit, the SE200 passes an electric current (12-volt battery) through ordinary salt water and discharges chlorine.
Members of the Luggate community say their normally good relationship with the Queenstown Lakes District Council has been soured over its move to chlorinate the town's water supply over the summer. The Luggate community was informed about potential chlorination earlier this year, which prompted ...
Imagine diving into the cold water of a backyard pool on a hot summer's day and emerging not smelling of chlorine or tasting salt in your mouth, but feeling as if you've just had a refreshing shower. It's an experience more and more Australians are having thanks to the rise of the "eco", or "natural" swimming pool.
The Alexandria Town Talk reported that Taylor was detained when he was found at the scene of the explosion, which sent toxic chlorine gas into the air and started a fire. Emergency Personnel who responded to the scene had to be treated at Bayne-Jones army hospital, on Fort Polk, for chemical exposure, ...
European Union regulations requiring companies to stop making chlorine via a process that involves mercury came into effect yesterday. Of the 21 mercury technology plants that were operating at the start of 2017, seven have closed and 14 have been converted--or are about to be converted--to the less ...
Because there was no chlorine in the water, the council tested each of its bores for E.coli daily. The first sign of contamination and it moved to chlorinate that supply until the bugs disappeared. The council had the backing of health authorities. The Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ramon Pink, said ...
Beirut, Lebanon (3:03 P.M.) - Three trucks loaded with chlorine (often used for false-flag chemical weapons attacks by rebel groups) have entered into militant-held areas of Syria's Idlib province, so reports a source linked to the Al-Alam new group. The report from the Al-Alam correspondent says that ...
Hazmat teams from Giles, Celanese, Salem and Roanoke responded and determined that a 150 pound cyclinder of chlorine utilized for ...
KATHLEEN --The Florida Department of Environmental Protection received a report of a 25-to-30 gallon chlorine bleach spill at the Briarwood ...
United Nations: The United Nations on Wednesday raised alarm that an escalation of fighting in east Ukraine could lead to a deadly ...
Councilors also unanimously approved $72,000 to pay for a chlorine tablet-based disinfectant system to apply to three of the city's eight ground ...
People drinking tap water across the Miami area this week may notice the smell and taste of chlorine as Miami-Dade launches the annual ...
Man in his 60s injured by exploding chlorine container ... A man in his 60s was injured Tuesday morning when the container of chlorine he was ...
A new round of violence in Ukraine could lead to a chlorine gas disaster in that country, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's team warned ...
Sarasota, FL -- (PRESS RELEASE JET) -- 10/25/2017 -- According to the report, the global chlorine market was valued at USD approximate ...
YORK - Starting on Monday, Oct. 30, the city's water system will have to be injected with chlorine for 30 days because of a state mandate.
Whether for insulation, tiles or fireproof clothing, asbestos was the top choice across many industries for decades. The natural mineral was ...
AkzoNobel and Vinnolit are both expanding capacity in Germany for chlorine-based chemicals. AkzoNobel recently replaced mercury-cell ...
A neighborhood in St. Johns County is wondering why their water is testing negative for chlorine, a chemical used to clean water and provide ...
Donald Trump's commerce secretary has urged Britain to ditch EU rules banning chicken washed in chlorine to fast-track a US trade deal.
Pair taken to hospital with chlorine gas poisoning after combining household ... when the substances mixed and started to emit chlorine gas.
At least two people have been taken to the hospital for treatment following a chlorine leak at the Catholic Club downtown, Toledo Fire Chief ...
The lifeguards in the area reported the chlorine incident which began late Thursday morning. Santiago said people need to be removed from ...
The culprits were ultimately deemed to be chlorine and pee: individually they're not so risky, but in the water of the pool they combine into a ...
The Bangor Borough Authority mistakenly released a large amount of chlorine gas into the Martins Creek, which killed numerous fish, ...


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