Upgrading sewage treatment facilities is a sure way of reducing backups and overflows in residential homes. It’s also key to reducing the amount of polluted discharge that flows into rivers. For instance, Baltimore’s water treatment facility upgrade is expected to reduce overflows by 80%. The proposed project will boost wastewater treatment capacity to ensure the plant can handle the excess overflow.Read More
Author: Cindy Cummings
Medcura Inc., a UMD-founded company, recently launched Rapid-Seal: a new antibacterial gel able to stop bleeding in seconds. Rapid-Seal relies on a proprietary blend of chitosan—a non-toxic, naturally-occurring marine polysaccharide fiber found in crustacean shells and specific plants—to seal small scrapes and cuts while keeping bad bacteria at bay. It’s currently for sale through Amazon and drugstores nationwide.Read More
Across the nation, workplace safety is becoming more and more of a pressing concern. The average annual work injury rate in the US is 7 million per year, according to the National Safety Council.Read More
Maryland lawmakers are looking to make roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists with a new legislation; however, progress has been slow. Currently, the road infrastructure is outdated and has remained relatively unchanged since its construction in the 1960s.Read More
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