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Date:10/5/2008

inexhaustible resource, clean water increasingly is in short supply around the world, Voith explains, noting that lack of clean water is "a growing risk" to industry.

"There is just no replacement for good, clean water and it is getting harder to come by," Voith states. At the same time, companies that supply water purification and conservation technology are taking advantage of new opportunities. The articles explain how companies are investing in new technologies to meet the evolving demand for water treatment chemicals, services, and equipment.

ARTICLE #5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, October 6, 2008
"The Other Scarce Resource"

This story will be available on October 6 at http://pubs.acs.org/cen/coverstory/86/8640cover.html

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Have a Ball with National Chemistry Week Oct. 19 - 25
Activities will be held in communities around the United States Oct. 19-25 during National Chemistry Week, the American Chemical Society's annual showcase of chemistry's central role in everyday life. The theme will be "Having a Ball with Chemistry," emphasizing the role chemistry plays in fitness and athletics. Thousands of students will learn about chemistry's role in providing new materials and technology to improve athletic equipment and performance, and the importance of nutrition and maintaining an active lifestyle. For more information, including the location of local NCW events, please visit http://www.chemistryweek.org.

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