On-Campus Reuse

The Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa is a flagship for the school’s commitment to sustainability. Completed in September 2010, it not only serves USF’s School of Global Sustainability and Patel Center for Global Solutions, it also is the first building at the Tampa campus to aim for U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.

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University center lives up to green ideals with water reuse system

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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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February 4, 2013
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February 4, 2013
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Filter Module

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The Doulton Rio 2000 offers superior flow rates for domestic and light commercial environments. The module does not require a power supply and uses six bespoke Sterasyl ceramic filter candles to maximize flow rates even at low water pressure. The module is reusable—only the filter candles need replacement—and is available with or without a jumbo Big
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MIOX Presents at Cooling Tower Institute Conference

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MIOX
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Increasing power plant output using a new methodology for cooling loop maintenance

Tom Muilenberg, MIOX director of commercial operations, and Cem Candir, MIOX vice presidents of sales and marketing will present the technical paper, “How Stripping Biofilm From the Cooling Water Loop Impacts Power Plant Production Output” at the Cooling Tower Institute (CTI) Conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Feb. 4, 2013.

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January 31, 2013

Light Commercial RO Systems

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Axeon offers a comprehensive selection of light commercial RO systems. These high-quality and compact systems offer substantial savings, low maintenance and operational costs. They come pre-assembled, fully tested and ready for immediate use in applications such as beverage production, food processing, hydroponics, aquarium, misting and more.

NGWA Summit to Explore 'Everything Groundwater'

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National Ground Water Assn.
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Summit to feature more than 190 presenters, 32 platform presentations and 25 posters

The 2013 National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) Summit — the national and international conference on groundwater taking place April 28 to May 2 in San Antonio — features an agenda covering "everything groundwater," from availability and the impacts on it from hydraulic fracturing to global issues such as sustainability, quality and remediation.

Held annually, the NGWA Summit is now in its ninth year. More than 190 presenters are expected, who will offer 32 platform presentations and 25 posters in nine topic areas:

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Publication Date: 
January 30, 2013

Groundwater Impacted by Dredge Material Containment Facility

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U.S. Geological Survey
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Construction and use of Pearce Creek has degraded groundwater quality close to the facility

The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area, combined with pre-existing natural conditions, has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) study.

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January 29, 2013

ClearWater Tech to Display at National Tradeshows

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Clearwater Tech
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Company to feature products at Unified Wine and Grape Symposium and Pool and Spa Show

Beginning Jan. 29, ClearWater Tech will be showcasing products at tradeshows on both U.S. coasts. At the 32nd annual Atlantic City Pool and Spa Show in New Jersey, Jan. 29 to 31, the company will feature the CD12AD Corona Discharge ozone generator, and 3,000 miles away on the west coast, more company representatives will be promoting the CIP800 clean-in-place ozone system at the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, Jan. 30 to 31 in Sacramento, Calif.

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January 28, 2013

Changing Face of Water Rights to Address Hydraulic Frack Water Recycling

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Energy Water Solutions
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Bill Weathersby of Water Energy Solutions to speak at the 14th Changing Face of Water Rights

The State Bar of Texas is offering the 14th Changing Face of Water Rights, a continuing legal education course at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Feb. 21 to 22. Bill Weathersby, CEO of Energy Water Solutions, a Texas-based oilfield produced water and "frack" water recycling firm, is an invited energy industry speaker. He will speak alongside elected thought leaders on water conservation, and legal and water policy experts from several agencies and professional service firms.

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January 22, 2013

Federal Agencies to Address Issue of Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

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U.S. EPA
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Agencies to share scientific data and information and coordinate potential future research

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are being discovered in U.S. waters at low concentrations. Pharmaceuticals refer to prescription and over-the-counter therapeutic drugs and veterinary drugs. Personal care products refer to products used for personal and cosmetic reasons, such as soaps, fragrances and cosmetics.

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January 18, 2013
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Hydraulic Institute Expands Membership Globally

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Hydraulic Institute
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Membership opened to companies that manufacture outside of North America but sell into the North American market

Membership in the Hydraulic Institute (HI) has been opened to pump and supplier companies that manufacture wholly outside of North America but who sell into the North American market. This change significantly expands HI membership opportunities globally.

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January 10, 2013