New regulations go into effect January 2016
California regulators have been speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets, toilets and urinals in response to the state's fourth year of drought. The new regulations, which have been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown go into effect January 2016.
"Invariably more water is consumed in restrooms than any other part of a facility," said Klaus Reichardt of Waterless Co. Inc. The main exception is if the facility has landscaped areas that must be irrigated.
The Blue Chilled + Sparkling faucet allows users to switch between three water settings: filtered still, medium sparkling and full sparkling. The faucet now is available with three filter options—five-stage, Magnesium+ and active carbon—as well as BioClean, an eco-friendly cleaning cartridge that produces electrochemically activated water. All filter options offer simple installation under the sink.
The Z6950 Aqua-FIT faucet system is a modular sensor faucet line that provides modern design aesthetics, the ability to retrofit a new spout onto an existing electronics base, and concealed sensor lens and aerators to prevent damage from vandalism or cleaning chemicals. The system is available with low-flow outlets down to 0.35 gpm, and its time-out activation is easily adjustable.
The products reduce water usage in high-traffic bathrooms
The new carrier system has a 500-lb standard load rating, and is available in a 3- or 4-in. waste line configuration.
A growing demand for potable water in the Asia Pacific region will transform the region’s residential water treatment equipment market
A new market research report on the residential water treatment equipment market in the Asia Pacific region by TechNavio reveals an expected growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.53 percent from 2014-2019.
AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.
Designer and Contemporary faucets for reverse osmosis and water treatment systems are available in 10 designer finishes to match virtually any décor. These finishes include polished chrome, satin nickel, white, biscuit, polished brass, antique bronze, black, bright nickel, venetian bronze and brushed stainless. Made of high-quality, lead-free brass, these upscale faucets complement today’s high-end kitchens.
HFSLT and HFSFT faucets can be ordered with SteriTouch technology to inhibit bacteria growth. An ionic silver-based compound manufactured into the product, the technology uses several modes of action to attack microbes and reduce growth on a surface. The faucets are self-closing and designed for use where a fast flow and compact unit are required.
Designer and Contemporary RO faucets are now available in Venetian bronze finish. These faucets, designed for RO and water treatment systems, are made of high-quality, lead-free brass, combining quality and style with up-sell appeal. They are now available in 10 designer finishes, including Venetian bronze, polished chrome, satin nickel, white, biscuit, polished brass, antique bronze, black, bright nickel and brushed stainless finish. All are listed to NSF/ANSI Standard 61, Annex G.