Online Course Offers Home Pool Safety Tips

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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The course is designed for pool owners and visitors

Pool owners and visitors can use the National Swimming Pool Foundation’s (NSPF) online learning course, Home Pool Essentials (HPE), to keep backyard pools safer and help reduce drownings.

The No. 2 cause of death among 1 to 14 year olds is drowning, the majority occurring in home swimming pools. The American Red Cross and NSPF offer the HPE online course, which informs the correct way to maintain backyard pools and keep the aquatic area safer for all swimmers—young and old.

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August 21, 2015

Bell & Gossett Releases Third-Quarter Little Red Schoolhouse Schedule

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Xylem Inc.
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Both in-person and online training is available

Bell & Gossett announced its 2015 third quarter Little Red Schoolhouse seminar schedule for in-person training. The seminars provide system design training to engineers, wholesalers and contractors in the plumbing and hydronic heating and cooling industries.

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August 13, 2015

WQA Launches Professional Certification Path for Service Technicians

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Water Quality Assn.
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Candidates must complete the service training curriculum in WQA's Modular Education Program and pass the necessary examination

Water treatment professionals who specialize in the repair of water quality improvement products can now earn special designations from the Water Quality Assn. (WQA). The association announced that it has made available training toward a new professional designation called Certified Service Technician (CST).

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August 4, 2015

AWWA Launches New Educational Video Series

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American Water Works Assn.
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The three-part series features thought leaders of the water industry

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August 3, 2015

Entering the Commercial Market: C&I Critical Assessment

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT

Click here to register.

Over the years, many companies have entered the commercial and industrial (C&I) water treatment market more by happenstance than by planning—opening them up to great risks.

March 5, 2015

FWQA to Host Annual Trade Show June 11 to 13

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Florida Water Quality Assn.
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The FWQA will host its annual convention and trade show June 11 to 13

The Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) announced its 2015 convention and trade show, scheduled for June 11 to 13, 2015, at Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla.

This year’s event will kicked off with the Rusty Schoenthaler Annual Golf Tournament at Hawk’s Landing Golf Course on Thursday, June 11. That evening, attendees will enjoy hospitality suites, which are not only an occasion for fellowship with other water conditioning professionals, but also a networking opportunity.

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January 27, 2015

WQA Co-Hosts Chinese Water Conference

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Water Quality Assn.
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The conference aimed to enhance communication and development of the drinking water treatment industries in China with other countries

In partnership with Chinese media outlet China Drinking Water Specialist (CDWS), the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) co-hosted the 2014 International Drinking Water Development Conference in Shanghai on Nov. 14.

The goal of the conference was to enhance communication and development of the drinking water treatment industry in China with those in other countries. Its content reflected the latest trends and topics in the Chinese drinking water treatment industry, including international expansion, laws and regulations, and research and development.

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December 22, 2014

AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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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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December 18, 2014

AWWA Hosts Webinar on Ebola Precautions for Water Personnel

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American Water Works Assn.
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The webinar will deliver experts’ perspectives on current Ebola research

With Ebola protocols developing almost daily in the public health sector, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) will offer a timely webinar focusing on risks and precautions for drinking water and wastewater employees. The webinar, titled “Preparing for Ebola in the Water Sector,” will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. EST on Nov. 6.

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October 29, 2014

Advise & Conquer

One benefit to water treatment dealers who belong to dealer networks is the ability to network with and learn from their peers. 3M recently formed a Dealer Advisory Council (DAC) to maximize these efforts. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline recently spoke with Mark Howlett of 3M and Chuck Minott of Chuck the Water Man, both members of the DAC, about the council and how it will help dealers. 

Kate Cline: What is the structure and function of the DAC?

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Insight on 3M’s new Dealer Advisory Council

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Mark Howlett is marketing manager for 3M Purification Inc. Howlett can be reached at mhowlett@mmm.com.

Chuck Minott is owner of Chuck the Water Man and president of the 3M Dealer Advisory Council. Minott can be reached at chuck@chuckthewaterman.com.

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June 17, 2014
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