Water

(Photo From: Moongateclimber/Wikipedia Commons)

BC Grads: Solving The World’s Water Crisis With A Beetle?

A couple of Boston College graduates and MassChallenge finalists are banking on a beetle to help solve the world’s clean water crisis.

CBS Boston–06/14/2012

This van was found stuck in the mud and water after sunrise Friday.

Minivan Found Abandoned In Water On Marshfield Beach

Marshfield police are trying to solve a mystery that appeared after sunrise Friday morning.

04/27/2012

General Chemical in Framingham.

I-Team: State Will Be Testing For Contaminated Water In Sherborn

The General Chemical plant in Framingham is finally shutting down, but the damage may already be done. There are concerns about possible contamination of drinking water wells in Sherborn.

03/05/2012

Gov. Deval Patrick (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

New Taxes And Tax Hikes Included In Governor’s Budget Plan

Gov. Deval Patrick will propose hiking the Massachusetts cigarette tax by 50 cents per pack as part of a plan to raise $260 million in new revenues for the state budget, the administration said Friday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2012

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Town Losing Up To 80,000 Gallons Of Water A Day Due To Mystery Leak

A community in central Massachusetts is losing up to 80,000 gallons of water a day and it can’t find the leak.

10/11/2011

The town had to flush fire hydrants as a precaution.

Three People Charged Over Somerset Water Contamination Scare

Three people are facing charges in connection with a water contamination scare in Somerset that caused a three-day ban on drinking town tap water.

07/21/2011

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Boil Water Order In Nahant After Water Main Break

There’s a boil water order in Nahant after a water main break Thursday morning.

04/21/2011

The New England Aquarium opened a shark and ray touch tank.

New England Aquarium Opens Shark & Ray Touch Tank

Boston is now home to the largest shark and ray touch tank on the east coast. The New England Aquarium opened the new exhibit Monday and staff says already people are enjoying it.

04/11/2011

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Scientists: New England Summer Will Have “Moderate” Red Tide

Scientists are predicting a “moderate” bloom of the toxic red tide in New England this summer, and say the same factors that held it in check last year could suppress it again. The naturally-occurring algae produces a toxin that shellfish absorb, making them unsafe for people to eat, though it’s not a danger to the animal.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2011

Explosion at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/NTV/NNN Japan)

Traces Of Radioiodine Turn Up In Local Air Sample

The Department of Public Health announced on Friday that it detected low levels of radioiodine in an air sample in Massachusetts.

04/01/2011

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