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Liquid Assets
4:00 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Liquid Assets: Cincinnati drowning in water tech

The Vacuum AirLift cleans large amounts of water quickly, easily and without chemicals.
Ann Thompson WVXU

The most recent statistics show the Tri-State has the highest concentration of water technology patents per capita in the United States. As of October, 2010, the number stood at 687, according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Liquid Assets
4:00 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Liquid Assets: Digging deep for water quality

Credit WCPO

Each day people from Lima to Cincinnati get their drinking water from an underground river known as the Great Miami Buried Valley Aquifer. It encompasses about 136 square miles and contains 1.5 trillion gallons of water

In fact, 1.6 million people rely on water from the Great Miami Aquifer, including companies like Procter and Gamble and the region's growing number of breweries.

Richard Dube is Vice President of Brewing and Quality for Christian Moerlein and he knows a thing or two about needing water.

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Liquid Assets
4:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Liquid Assets: How Cincinnati became a world water leader

Eight UV reactors will go online in October.
Ann Thompson WVXU

The Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) will add yet another layer of treatment in October to make your drinking water safer. This technology and others like it are a model for the world and that's why Cincinnati is attempting to become a global leader in the area of water technology.

You might say we have some of the cleanest drinking water around. The Greater Cincinnati Water Works treats it with five key steps:

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UAS
7:06 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Sinclair helps make UAS case for Dayton hub

Sinclair Community College now has permission (CoA) to fly UAS (unmanned aerial systems) at the Wilmington Air Park.
Ann Thompson WVXU

By the end of the year, the Federal Aviation Administration says it will pick six sites to test unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The Dayton region hopes to be on the list and has taken another step to set itself apart.

On Monday Sinclair Community College announced:

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Ohio Legislature
5:16 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

New bill looks at lobbyist's pay

A Democratic lawmaker in the Ohio House wants to require lobbyists to disclose their annual salaries as a way to bring another level of transparency to state government.

Bob Hagan from Youngstown said information seems to be missing behind campaign contributions and lobbying in the Statehouse. That’s why he's calling for new requirements for lobbyists to disclose their annual salaries.

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