Merced Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Smart Water Network Saves UC Merced More han 1M Gallons of Water AnnuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Environmental Leader

    The University of California Merced has reported a more than 23 percent reduction in water consumption since implementing a Badger Meter smart water network in 2011. The Beacon Advanced Metering Analytics system has helped the university save several million of gallons from leaks detected by the network's near real-time data, the company says.

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  2. Starbucks Bottled Water Highlights Sourcing ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Triple Pundit

    ... A few weeks ago, Mother Jones published an investigation into Ethos Water, revealing that it is bottled in Merced, California, ranked as being in "exceptional drought," the worst category, by the U.S. Drought Monitor . This year, the Merced County ...

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  3. Starbucks taps Pittston company for branded waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... for East Coast distribution for about 10 years. Water woes out west has led to some outcry in the thirsty town of Merced, California, where Ethos is bottled by Safeway-Lucerne Foods. Activists maligned the company for what they saw as profiting from ...

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  4. Eagles' history-making season endsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | RecordNET

    ... delivered the game-winning single. Joe Montes went 3 for 3 for the Trojans. Lawrence Anderson went 3 for 3 for Merced (12-16). At Linden, sophomore Brandon Anderson started and pitched four innings of three-hit ball, and Shelby Lackey pitched the ...

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  5. Researchers match physical and virtual atomic friction experimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Studying atomic scale friction, teams from Penn and UC Merced helped slow experiments and fast simulations meet in the middle. Image courtesy University of Pennsylvania.

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  6. University Of California Merced Saves Water With BEACON Advanced Metering AnalyticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Water Online

    Badger Meter, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement and control solutions, recently shared impressive water-saving results from its partnership with the University of California Merced . Since implementing the BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics managed solution, the university reported over a 23 percent reduction in water consumption, including saving several million gallons from leaks detected by the smart water network's near real-time data.

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  7. University of California Issues Draft RFP for UC Merced 2020 ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of the University of California, Merced, issued a draft Request for Proposals for the UC Merced 2020 Project on May 7, 2015. The draft RFP was provided to the three proposers that were shortlisted in January 2015: According to Daniel Feitelberg, Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budget at the University of California, Merced, the final RFP will be reviewed by the University of California's Board of Regents, and may be released to the shortlisted teams by the fourth quarter of this year.

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  8. Don't praise Starbucks for moving its water bottling out of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... plants could, however, have localized effects on groundwater availability and quality. That could be the case in Merced, where the plant that supplied Ethos with water for its western regional sales is. It's been a concern among locals there during ...

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  9. Starbucks Backs Down: Starbucks has announced that it will...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Curbed

    Starbucks has announced that it will stop bottling its Ethos water in California because of the drought . The water currently comes from private springs in the town of Baxter, in the Sierra Nevada foothills, and is bottled in Merced.

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  10. Drought spurs Starbucks to move Ethos bottlingRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | USA Today

    ... water plants on local water supplies during the drought. is bottled at a Safeway-Lucerne Foods bottling plant in Merced, Calif. The water comes from private springs in the town of Baxter, in the Sierra Nevada foothills. A portion of the sales of ...

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  11. University of California Merced Saves Water with BEACONA Advanced Metering AnalyticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Badger Meter , a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement and control solutions, today shared impressive water-saving results from its partnership with the University of California Merced . Since implementing the BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics managed solution, the university reported over a 23 percent reduction in water consumption, including saving several million gallons from leaks detected by the smart water network's near real-time data.

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  12. Drought drives Starbucks to move bottled water plant out of California, seek new West Coast siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... for its bottled water, this time in Pennsylvania. The company faced a firestorm of controversy after residents of Merced, California, questioned why the company was tapping a spring in the drought-stricken town. Starbucks was using a bottled-water ...

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  13. Bee wins 4 top awards, 8 seconds in annual state newspaper contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... at the Discovery Center) and sports photo (Zamora for a photo from the Clovis Rodeo). The Bee's sister paper, The Merced Sun-Star, was first in general excellence in the 15,000-and-under daily circulation category and won four other awards: first ...

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  14. Depression can be a problem for new mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... The California Health Collaborative held a couple of classes regarding women's mood issues in Fresno and Merced, which spun the idea for the summit. “It's a growing topic in the maternal world because it's a huge public health crisis,” ...

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  15. The Board RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... , director 2. In 2014-15, the guild raised $126,427.20 for patient care equipment. The University of California at Merced Small Business Development Center Regional Network honored five small-business owners from its 14-county region, including ...

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  16. Highway 99 crash near Chowchilla kills two; man arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... shortly before 5 p.m. Friday as the suspect was driving north. The suspect, who lives in Winton, northwest of Merced, crashed into two vehicles while leaving Farnesi's restaurant in Chowchilla. The suspect drove his Ford F-350 truck, which was ...

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  17. EDITORIAL: Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Development . The pilot aims to install more than 100 SunPower Corporation solar panel systems in Fresno, Sacramento, Merced, Madera, Tulare and Los Angeles counties. The California Environmental Protection Agency ranks the Mendozas' neighborhood ...

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  18. Drought prompts Starbucks to move bottled water production out of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... ) The move comes one week after Mother Jones published a story about the Seattle coffee company's bottling plant in Merced, a city the U.S. Drought Monitor deemed to be in "exceptional drought." The magazine also reported that the water bottled at ...

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  19. Penn and UC Merced researchers match physical and virtual atomic friction experimentsRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    Technological limitations have made studying friction on the atomic scale difficult, but researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Merced, have now made advances in that quest on two fronts. By speeding up a real atomic force microscope and slowing down a simulation of one, the team has conducted the first atomic-scale experiments on friction at overlapping speeds.

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  20. Bowing to Pressure, Starbucks Quits Sourcing Water in Drought-Stricken CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... said in a statement. Starbucks came under fire for bottling water drawn in an "exceptional drought" territory in Merced, Calif., a few weeks ago, after a Mother Jones article on the issue. While the company initially told media outlets it was ...

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