Topic: water

Mayor Elorza rescinds support for water monetization

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Mayor Elorza rescinds support for water monetization

April 5, 2019 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza withdrew his support from his original legislative proposal to monetize the water supply for the city of Providence Thursday.

University researchers develop tool to identify areas of toxic waste contamination

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University researchers develop tool to identify areas of toxic waste contamination

March 13, 2019 0 comments

A team of two current and one former University researchers has designed a geospatial tool and database that can map and identify likely regions of toxic waste contamination in Rhode Island, with applications in transportation, ecology, policy-making and quality of life, among others.

Three members of the city council introduced a resolution opposing the monetization project, citing troubles encountered by other cities. The mayor has advocated for water monetization.

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Opposition mounts against water monetization

March 1, 2019 0 comments

Three City Council members introduced a resolution opposing the monetization of Providence’s water supply Feb. 21.

Researchers uncover conclusive evidence of water on moon

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Researchers uncover conclusive evidence of water on moon

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The existence of ice on the moon’s surface has been a source of intrigue for astronomers since the 1950s.

UCS aims to increase filtered water access

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UCS aims to increase filtered water access

April 10, 2018 0 comments

To address student concern about a lack of water bottle filling stations on campus, the Undergraduate Council of Students’ committee on campus life has submitted a proposal to the Department of Facilities Management to add 10 new stations around the University.