People Water Names Ken Bretschneider CEO

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Entrepreneur and business executive to help People Water revolutionize bottled water industry

People Water Inc. recently announced that its board of directors has named Ken Bretschneider as CEO.

The announcement comes as the recent startup enters an aggressive expansion phase that includes many notable partners. With Bretschneider’s credibility and proven ability to attract investors and create revenue-building partnerships, People Water expects strong growth and return for its investors.

Publication Date: 
April 26, 2012

Cooler Certification

As water coolers evolve to include more complex point-of-use filtration systems, certification becomes increasingly important. Dave Bentley, technical manager for NSF Intl., recently discussed the ins and outs of cooler certification with Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline.

Kate Cline: Which NSF standards apply to water coolers?

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Dave Bentley is technical manager of the drinking water treatment units program for NSF Intl. Bentley can be reached at bentley@nsf.org or 734.769.8926.

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April 25, 2012
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International Bottled Water Assn. Joins Curbside Value Partnership

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IBWA and CVP team up to encourage recycling

As past of its goal to provide companies and organizations with a voluntary solution to the need to address recycling rates, the Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) recently announced an addition to its sponsor list: the International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA).

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April 25, 2012

Bottled Water Guide App Released

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The cafeHydrate app was designed to help consumers differentiate between the multitude of bottled water choices

Michael Coman Design recently announced the availability of the firm's new app—cafeHydrate—on the App Store.

CafeHydrate is a bottled water buyer's guide app to be used on the iPhone and iPod touch. The newly available app was designed to help consumers learn about and appreciate the differences among all bottled waters so they can make an informed purchasing decision. 



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April 19, 2012

More Bottled Water Recycling in Honor of Earth Day

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The National Assn. for PET Container Resources says 1.5 billion lb of PET plastic were recycled in 2010

The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) is honoring Earth Day 2012, celebrated on April 22, by announcing increases in curbside recycling of PET plastic water bottle containers and an effort to improve the environmental footprint of the bottled water industry.

A newly released study shows that PET plastic bottled water containers are once again the single most recycled item in nationwide curbside collection programs. As of 2010, the recycling rate for PET plastic bottled water containers increased to 32%, more than doubling in the last six years.

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April 19, 2012
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Queen’s University to Ban Bottled Water This Fall

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The ban aims to reduce plastic water bottle waste and address social concerns

After the Queen’s University Principal’s 2010 pledge to end all bottled water sales on its campus in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, the university is on track to enforce the ban in September, according to the Kingston Herald.

The aim of the ban is to create a greener campus community by reducing plastic water bottle waste as well as address social concerns regarding private corporations' control of drinking water.

Queen’s is among the first Canadian universities to push for such a ban, according to Aaron Ball, the university’s sustainability manager.

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April 17, 2012
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Vending Opportunity

With a growing consumer demand for purified water, vending is an increasingly popular option for customers and businesses alike. Patrick Graf, president of Liquid Action Systems Inc., recently spoke with Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline about the latest trends and technologies that not only making vending a simpler option, but also a more profitable one.

Kate Cline: What are some current trends in the water vending industry?

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Patrick Graf is president of Liquid Action Systems Inc. Graf can be reached at pat@liquidaction.com or 250.378.8795.

Kate Cline is managing editor for Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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April 3, 2012
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March 28, 2012
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An Uncertain Verdict

Worries about toxins are all around us. It seems that everyday, news stories report a new chemical threat in the clothes we wear, the air we breathe, the water we drink or the bottles we drink it out of. These emerging contaminants seem to be popping up all over the place. But what about chemicals we have known about for years—especially the ones we intentionally put in our drinking water?

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Kate Cline is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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March 27, 2012
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Florida Bottled Water Company Plans Pennsylvania Plant

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New facility will bring 110 jobs to the region

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced that Crossroads Beverage Group LLC will open a new bottling and manufacturing facility in Berks County that will create at least 110 jobs.

"My administration is committed to creating a business climate that positions Pennsylvania to attract new economic investment and job growth to our communities," Corbett said. "Because of that commitment, the Governor's Action Team was successful in bringing Crossroads Beverage and the 110 new jobs it will create to Berks County. The economic impact is unquestionable."

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March 9, 2012
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Bottled Water Company Offers Glass Bottle Delivery Option

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Initiative aimed at consumers looking for alternatives to plastic bottles

DrinkMore Water has delivered the high-quality bottled water to homes and offices since 1993. Now the company is providing a new premium glass bottled water delivery service to meet growing consumer demand for non-plastic bottled water options.

According to DrinkMore Water, demand for non-plastic options has skyrocketed in the past few years as consumers seek alternative, BPA-free bottle options. Recognizing consumer demand, the company added a new product line of 5- and 3-gal glass water bottles to be delivered directly to homes and offices.

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March 6, 2012
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