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American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 23, 2008
Date:1/28/2008

ter Purification Facility (AWPF), the largest water reclamation plant in the nation. It will yield 70 million gallons per day of drinkable water from sewage. Thats about 10 percent of the districts daily water demand for its 2.3 million residents. Although AWPFs purification process is complex, it produces clean, pure water that meets or exceeds all drinking water standards, the article notes.

ARTICLE #5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, Jan. 28, 2008 Treating Sewage For Drinking Water

This story will be available on Jan. 28 at http://pubs.acs.org/cen/science/86/8604sci4.html

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Mark your calendars for one of the years largest and most important scientific events the 235th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), which will be held April 6-10, 2008, in New Orleans, La.

With more than 160,000 members in the United States and other countries, ACS is the worlds largest scientific society. About 12,000 scientists and others are expected for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels.

In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the meeting provides an opportunity for independent reporting on disaster recovery efforts in the region prior to the June 1 start of the 2008 hurricane season.

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