Air & Health

Resource Guide to Under Water & Aircraft Archaeology

Archaeology refers to the study of humans and society by recovering and studying architecture, artifacts and other items. The goals of this field are varied while some look to understand cultural...

TOXIC WATER: A Guide to Acid Rain

Acid Rain (Mouse over to see larger picture) Acid rain is defined as rain or another kind of precipitation that is abnormally acidic. This means that acid rain has heightened lev...

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

-Guide to Prevent Dehydration   Dehydration occurs when the body is lacking in vital fluids. Often, this can occur during hot weather when people work outside and not drink enough water. But de...

Water Creatures

A Kid's Guide to Pond Animals Creatures of the Water: A Kid's Guide to Pond Animals A pond is usually a shallow body of still water, either natural or artificial. This means that the water does ...

PERSONAL WATER PURIFICATION GUIDE

While a skilled outdoorsman can utilize as many of nature’s resources as his imagination and ingenuity permits, drinking outdoor water supplies pose a serious health hazard. No matter how clean a...

BEYOND DRINKING WATER: CONCERNS ABOUT BPA EXPOSURE

Bisphenol A, which is shortened to simply BPA, is known as an organic compound that has two phenol, functional groups. BPA has been known to be used in the creation of epoxy resins, polycarbonate...

A COMPLETE RESOURCE GUIDE ON OSMOSIS

Do you know that depending upon the size of your body, 55% to 78% is water? Osmosis is one of the most important biological processes in living things for it is the method allowing water to...

The Truth About Our Environment and Water

What really happened to our tap water and underground water? Clean water is one of the most important needs of our bodies. It is a sad fact that something as essential to life as clean drinking wat...

APEC Links Page

General Links 1. A World of Packaging Solutions from Sealed AirSealed Air Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of materials and systems for protective, presentation, and fresh food packag...

APEC WATER - Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster relief

JAPAN Relief Program Tweet   Reverse Osmosis water filter systems for reducing radiation in drinking water At APEC, we were deeply saddened to see the destruction and suffering caused b...

Information center on Pure water technology by reverse osmosis - Leading manufacturer of reverse osmosis water filters

If a choice had to be made, the Ultra-filtration/Reverse Osmosis process would be elected as state-of-the-art in water treatment technology today. Reverse Osmosis (RO for short) was developed in th...

GLOSSARY

    A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z   A Acequia Acequias are gravity-driven waterways, similar in concept to a flu...

What is HEPA filtration?

The history of the HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter is one of the most interesting tales in American history. Many people may be surprised to find out, for example, that the filter ...

What are Dust Mites?

House dust mites are microscopic bugs that primarily live off the dead skin cells that are regularly shed from humans and animals. Humans continually shed about 1/5 ounce of dead skin each week. ...

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are chemicals that evaporate easily at room temperature from certain solids or liquids. While the presence of VOCs is often associated with an odor, sometimes th...