Zurn Wilkins Z-Bite and Z-Press solderless connections for backflow preventers, regulators and thermostatic mixing valves offer quick installation and repair. Z-Bite connectors can be installed by non-skilled laborers and require little to no training. Z-Press connectors are suited for copper piping ½ to 2 in. in size and achieve a permanent press crimp. Both connectors can make a seal on wet piping and are suitable for new and retrofit jobs.
The Superb Wrench, a filter housing spanner metal wrench, is made of 7-gauge zinc-plated steel that will not break, bend or strip the housing unit when stuck. It is longer than a standard filter wrench, with a rubberized handle for extra leverage. On the handle there is a directional arrow and the word "loosen" to prevent turning in the wrong direction and breaking the filter housing unit.
The recently launched LIQUIfit offers a leak-free range of push-to-connect fittings for the potable water and beverage industry. Designed using bio-based material, and with a compact profile, LIQUIfit ensures optimum flow performance and is suitable for contact with food and water. LIQUIfit meets NSF standards 51, 58 and 61.
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.
The company raised 400% more than its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter
Startup company Fred Water announced that its Kickstarter campaign sold more stainless steel water bottles than any other company in crowdfunding history. Its flask-shaped water bottle, designed to fit in pockets so people can carry more water more often, gained support from crowd funders on Kickstarter from all around the world – 60 countries in total.
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.
Four months' supply of drinking water is donated with each order of Filter Straw
For every Filter Straw and four-month replacement filter delivered, manufacturer Onia will donate four months of clean drinking water through its One for One program. This is made possible through a partnership with Thirst Relief Intl., a nonprofit organization.
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.
The Ecofaucet is a hands-free device capable of reducing water use by 50% to 70%. It allows consumers to control water flow hands free in order to use only the minimum amount needed for either bathroom or kitchen sinks. The system can be retrofitted for any existing faucet fixture with just pliers, a screwdriver and basic “handyman” ability.