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August 27, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Procter & Gamble Co., the largest U.S. maker of household products, agreed to buy Recovery Engineering Inc. for $265 million in cash and assumed debt to enter the fast-growing market for home water filters. The maker of Tide detergent and Crest toothpaste will pay $35.25 a share for Recovery Engineering, whose PUR water filters are No. 2 in sales, and assume $17 million in debt. Recovery's shares zoomed $17.13 to close at $34.75 on Nasdaq. P&G shares fell $2.38 to $100.
November 3, 1991 | HARRY NELSON, Nelson is a former Times medical writer.
Not many things are more important to human life than drinking water. While this is not a problem for most Americans at home, it can be for travelers to countries where sanitation is poor and the quality of the water is questionable. In fact, unsafe water and inadequate sanitation are the world's leading causes of human illness, according to the World Health Organization. The best advice for travelers headed to developing regions is to avoid tap water that has not been boiled.
April 27, 1986 | GERALD FARIS, Times Staff Writer
One of the Century Freeway housing replacement projects in Hawthorne that was involved in a lengthy federal housing discrimination suit last year will be built, but a second one has fallen through, according to developers. Work on Hawthorne Terrace, a 96-unit complex on Kornblum Avenue just south of El Segundo Boulevard, is expected to start within six months, said Greg Coxsom of Energy Recovery Engineering Inc.
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