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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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GE Water & Process Technologies and Septech have announced a 20-year, multi-million dollar agreement that will help the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman meet its growing water needs.
DeJonge plans to develop "crop water coefficients" that establish water needs of specific crops for different scenarios.
If the state's water needs are far lower than projected, the implications for state policy could be significant.
The user-friendly website, which is also easily viewed on most mobile devices, currently shows the relative severity and projected water needs over the next 50 years.
The trial showed solar water-heating systems provided homeowners' with far less of their hot water needs than the 50% they are normally designed to provide - at just 39% on average and 9% at their worst.
The study, "Expanded prediction equations of human sweat loss and water needs," appears in the online edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology.
The systems will provide regional, industrial, municipal and infrastructure customers in UAE and Oman with solutions capable of meeting virtually any water, waste water and process water needs.
The Department of Water Resources operates and maintains the State Water Project, provides dam safety and flood control and inspection services, assists local water districts in water management and water conservation planning, and plans for future statewide water needs.