Are You an Asset?

Many in the water industry have been at it for a long time and have seen many changes over the years. Especially interesting is the change in how valuations of positions, functions, personnel and companies are measured.

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Making yourself valuable to your company is key to success & security

About The Author: 

Ric Harry is sales director, Canada and Northeastern USA, for Culligan Intl. Harry can be reached at info@richarry.com or 905.734.7756.

Publication Date: 
September 16, 2013
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September 16, 2013
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Thirsting for Knowledge

In my travels across North America over the years, I have observed and documented the characteristics of people and companies to develop profiles. In particular, I look for companies that seem to be the most successful in their markets. We all have periods of success, but I am referring to the companies that seem to continuously rise to the top, even with ever-changing markets and economic conditions.

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A desire to learn drives successful employees & companies

About The Author: 

Ric Harry is sales director – Canada for Culligan Intl. Co. Harry can be reached at info@richarry.com or 905.734.7756.

Publication Date: 
March 29, 2013
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March 29, 2013
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Students Partner With Green Plumbers Training Program

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EPA
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Students in Maine fix water leaks and recommend efficiency measures during Fix a Leak Week

The Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) and the International Assn. of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Green Plumbers Training program are teaming up to fix water leaks and recommend efficiency measures during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week March 18 to 24.

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March 21, 2013

Professor Guides Student Research in Brazil

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Missouri University of Science and Technology
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Missouri University of Science and Technology team will measure effectiveness of water filters

At the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the idea of a student missing the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration is rare. Missing that and spring break is unheard of. But that is exactly what Dr. Daniel Oerther and three of his students are going to do. The group will spend the latter half of March conducting research and fieldwork in Para, Brazil.

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March 15, 2013

Groundwater Professionals Get Opportunity to Educate Public

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NGWA
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National Groundwater Awareness Week promotes groundwater and water well stewardship

Groundwater industry professionals have an opportunity to educate the public about groundwater and water well stewardship during National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10 to 16, 2013.

This year represents the 15th edition of this event, sponsored by the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA), said NGWA Public Awareness Director Cliff Treyens.

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March 5, 2013
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Groundwater Professionals Get Opportunity to Educate Public

Make for the Midwest

“Busy until the last 10 minutes.” That is the short but revealing summation of WQA Aquatech USA given by one of the exhibitors who took part last year.

If you have not attended the industry’s essential annual gathering lately, now is the time to sign up for WQA Aquatech USA 2013 and find out just how much action and value awaits.

Opportunities Abound

WQA Aquatech USA 2013 will be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis April 2 to 5. The exhibition will take place April 3 and 4.

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WQA Aquatech USA 2013 promises many business opportunities

About The Author: 

Dave Haataja is executive director for the Water Quality Assn. Haataja can be reached at dhaataja@wqa.org or 630.505.0160.

Publication Date: 
February 4, 2013
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February 4, 2013
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The Benefits of Belonging

Most of the readers of this magazine are in a segment of the water treatment industry concerned with point-of-entry and point-of-use drinking water treatment. This market niche is supported by a prominent not-for-profit national organization as well as various regional and state organizations. There are several related organizations that water treatment professionals also may be members of, including those dealing with industrial boiler water, cooling water, groundwater, bottled water and municipal drinking water.  

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Industry associations provide a multitude of opportunities for businesses

About The Author: 

Frank DeSilva is national sales manager for ResinTech Inc. DeSilva can be reached at fdesilva@resintech.com or 760.809.4864.

Publication Date: 
February 4, 2013
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February 4, 2013
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Thompson Pump Launches Social Media Program

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Thompson Pump
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Social media program designed to provide the company with a greater online presence

Thompson Pump announced the launch of a social media program designed to provide the company with a greater online presence, as well as improve stakeholder communications and corporate branding.

Pump enthusiasts are encouraged to access and join the following Thompson Pump social media channels:

Publication Date: 
January 23, 2013

Mobile Learning Lab Brings Environmental Education to Students

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Nestle Waters North America
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Zephyrhills Brand and Crystal Springs Foundation take water education on the road in Florida

Zephyrhills Brand 100% Natural Spring Water is going straight to the source to bring quality environmental education on the road. The spring water brand is teaming up with Crystal Springs Foundation to host the launch of WaterVentures, Florida's Learning Lab — a vehicle that will empower Florida's students to make environmentally conscious decisions through interactive, educational experiences.

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January 14, 2013

Summit on the Summit Kicks Off Mt. Kilimanjaro Expedition

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Summit on the Summit
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Expedition to Mt. Kilimanjaro is an effort to drive awareness and change to the global clean water crisis

Summit on the Summit today officially kicked off its expedition to Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to drive awareness and change to the global clean water crisis. Cultural influencers Justin Chatwin, Mark Foster, Beau Garrett, Chase Jarvis and Bryn Mooser join Grammy-nominated singer and philanthropist Kenna on the second ascent of Africa's tallest peak.

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January 3, 2013