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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Water alteration structure and system having below surface valves or wave reflectors. May 6, 2014: US08715496 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for altering water properties in an outdoor body of water includes a holding vessel configured to hold water. The holding vessel has at least one wall extending above a mean surface water level. The system also includes at least one conduit extending downward from the holding vessel. The at ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood Jr: Water alteration structure applications and methods. April 1, 2014: US08685254 (1 worldwide citation)

A method is generally described which includes environmental alteration. The method includes determining a placement of at least one vessel capable of moving water to lower depths in the water via wave induced downwelling. The method also includes placing the at least one vessel in the determined pl ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood Jr: Water alteration structure movement method and system. March 25, 2014: US08679331 (1 worldwide citation)

A structure described generally for altering one or more properties within a body of water includes a vessel configured to hold water. The vessel may have at least one wall. The at least one wall extends at least above a mean surface water level. At least one conduit extends downward from the holdin ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood JR: Water alteration structure movement method and system. Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware, Searete, July 9, 2009: US20090175685-A1

A structure described generally for altering one or more properties within a body of water includes a vessel configured to hold water. The vessel may have at least one wall. The at least one wall extends at least above a mean surface water level. At least one conduit extends downward from the holdin ...


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Webster John L: Road construction and panel for making same. Reynolds Metal Company, January 7, 1975: US3859000 (243 worldwide citation)

A road construction comprised of a plurality of identical invertible polygonal panels with each panel comprising a plurality of single piece peripheral frame members fixed together to define a polygonal configuration and each of the members having a roughly L-shaped projection extending therefrom wh ...


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Leslie C Reid: Grout packer. Halliburton Company, James R Duzan, L Wayne Beavers, November 6, 1990: US04968184 (99 worldwide citation)

An inflatable grout packer includes a housing having an inner bore. An annular inflatable bladder is received in the inner bore of the housing. The bladder has an inflation cavity defined therein for containing an inflatation fluid. The bladder has first and second axial ends and has radially inner ...


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Forsman Arnold H: Continuous wave surfing facility. Phillips Moore Weissenberger Lempio & Strabala, October 21, 1975: US3913332 (96 worldwide citation)

A facility is provided having a body of water and wave generator for producing a continuous wave suitable for surfing. A plurality of generators provides serial waves on opposite sides of a tunnel structure having screen grills for preventing surfers from colliding with the wave generators. Both dou ...


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Bogosian Theodore Oscar: Device for fencing and absorbing contaminating oil spills on water. Johns Manville Corporation, June 19, 1973: US3739913 (93 worldwide citation)

An elongate body of oil absorbing material and flotation material including longitudinal reinforcing or strengthening means whereby a plurality of bodies can be linearly disposed in end-to-end relationship for temporarily fencing oil spills on water for retention and absorption of the oil.The body c ...


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James P McGuckin, Dean L Bradfield, Raymond A Foltz, H James Heidt: Combined drainage and waterproofing panel system for subterranean walls. M David Shapiro, July 24, 1990: US04943185 (81 worldwide citation)

A combination drainage and waterproofing system for subterranean walls includes panels which have drain passages on the side thereof adjacent the soil. The front surface of each panel screens against soil entering the passages and the opposite surface of each panel is waterproof and is disposed in w ...



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