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South Carolina Not Out Of The Woods Yet: Flooding After-Effects Can Cause Health Risks in Homes and Commercial Building

How to detect and combat the serious effects of water damage after a flood

With the torrential rains associated with Hurricane Joaquin causing catastrophic flooding and dumping more than 20 inches of rain in South Carolina – an amount the state has not seen in at least 1,000 years – home and business owners across the region are now cleaning up. For homes and buildings anywhere affected by flooding, problems can continue long after the flood ends, according to Pure Air Control Services, a professional indoor environmental quality firm based in Clearwater, Fla.

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Polk County water system transfer negotiations terminated

A South Carolina water district has rescinded its offer to negotiate a long-term management agreement for Polk County’s public water system.  COLUMBUS — A proposed long-term transfer of water-system management from Polk County to a South Carolina district is no longer on the table, after a consultant advised officials in South Carolina that the deal wouldn’t be to their advantage.  In a letter dated Thursday, Oct. 8, the Inman-Campobello Water District in upstate South Carolina informed Polk County that the district will no longer pursue the plan. Under a controversial proposal that has been under negotiation for almost a year, a majority of Polk’s commissioners were considering A proposed long-term transfer of water-system management from Polk County to a South Carolina district is no longer on the table, after a consultant advised officials in South Carolina that the deal wouldn’t be to their advantage.

In a letter dated Thursday, Oct. 8, the Inman-Campobello Water District in upstate South Carolina informed Polk County that the district will no longer pursue the plan. Under a controversial proposal that has been under negotiation for almost a year, a majority of Polk’s commissioners were considering transferring management and maintenance of the system to ICWD for decades, instead of a current short-term management contract.

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Duke Energy seeks proposals for solar in South Carolina

Duke Energy issued a request for proposals (RFP) for about 53 megawatts (AC) of utility-scale solar capacity to be in-service in its South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016.

The announcement is another step forward in Duke Energy's Distributed Energy Resource Program, which was approved by the Public Service Commission on July 15. It marks an important milestone in realizing the vision of Act 236, or the Distributed Energy Resource Act of 2014.

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Aunt Fannie's Continues to Grow with Conscious Leadership Expert Barclay Hope Joining Advisory Board

Natural Products Industry veteran brings impressive success record and leadership insights to support Aunt Fannie's rapid growth

Aunt Fannie's, Inc. (www.auntfanniesco.com), developer and manufacturer of the natural, non-toxic, fast-acting fruit fly solution, FlyPunch!™ is pleased to announce that Mr. Barclay Hope has chosen to serve as a mentor to the rapidly growing brand with a position on the company's Board of Advisors.

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Hilton Head Brewing Company Debuts in Cans with Certified High-Recycled Content Novelis evercan™

Brews now available on store shelves, using light weight, sustainable packaging

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, and Hilton Head Brewing Company announced the launch of Hilton Head Brewing Company beer in aluminum cans, made from Novelis evercan– the world's first and only certified high-recycled content aluminum can sheet.

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Fresh Water Systems Expands Promotion of UV Systems for Water Safety

Ultraviolet Treatment Addresses Water Contamination Concerns

Fresh Water Systems, Inc. (FWS), one of the largest independent providers of water filtration systems in the US, has launched multiple initiatives designed to increase awareness about the effectiveness and efficiency of treating household water with ultraviolet, or UV, disinfection.

These initiatives include a series of original informational videos about UV made in conjunction with Viqua, a leading manufacturer of UV systems for whom FWS is a major distributor. Another part of the promotion is a UV facts quiz with valuable gift cards as prizes.

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