Dr. Tina Yerkes is the new general manager of drinking water filtration products for NSF Intl.
NSF Intl. appointed Tina Yerkes, Ph.D., as general manager of filtration products for its Global Water Div. Yerkes will help NSF grow its testing, auditing and certification services for point-of-use and point-of-entry drinking water treatment and filtration products.
The Water Systems Council announced that Marc Blais joined the board of directors
Marc Blais, vice president for Xylem Inc. Applied Water Systems - Americas, was named to the Water Systems Council (WSC) board of directors.
Blais joined Xylem in 2011 as managing director for Applied Water Systems - Canada. He was named vice president for Applied Water Systems - Americas in 2014, and is responsible for its sales, distribution and customer service in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Food donations collected from employees at Zurn Industries totaled more than 17,900 lb
Employees of Zurn Industries LLC more than doubled the amount collected for a food drive compared to 2013’s total, benefiting the people served by local food banks across the country.
As a whole, Zurn raised a total of 17,980.3 lb of food, or 23.66 lb per associate across the U.S. and Canada. This is the fourth consecutive year that Zurn conducted the pre-Thanksgiving holiday food drive.
“This was a corporate-wide effort that helped those in need and lifted the spirits of all Zurn associates who took part,” said Miranda Schmidt, senior marketing content specialist for Zurn.
A study by Friends of the Earth Scotland reveals that pollution levels around the world are breaking limits
Blueair, a Sweden-based provider of indoor air cleaning technology appliances, said a recent Friends of the Earth claim that air pollution in Scotland is creating a public health crisis highlights the lack of public awareness about toxic pollutants in the air people breathe both outside and inside their homes and offices.
The efforts will ensure border control agents have access to reliable drinking water
Doodlebug Enterprises Inc., which also goes by the name DB Pump & Supply, announced that it is currently involved in an open contract to provide inspections and replacement water filtration supplies to the Department of Human Services' (DHS) Border Patrol via AirGo USA. It will evaluate water treatment systems and make recommendations for the appropriate water filtration system components and corresponding pumps.
The acquisition expands Cantel Medical to the southeastern United States
Cantel Medical Corp. announced that it acquired the assets of Pure Water Solutions Inc. for a purchase price of $11.9 million in cash consideration. Headquartered in Ridgeland, Miss., Pure Water Solutions provides water purification and treatment services for commercial, industrial, laboratory and medical customers out of eight regional offices throughout the southeastern U.S.
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.
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Keeping up with current industry trends and information is key to business success. With that in mind, WQP is pleased to bring you its eighth annual State of the Industry Report, which includes valuable information on the water treatment industry and its trends.
An assessment of the water treatment industry