As many as 2,000 people in remote villages lacking public utilities will benefit
The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has made a grant of $15,000 to provide clean drinking water to an estimated 1,880 students and teachers plus nearby villages through eight schools in remote provinces of Thailand.
The funds went to the Drinking Water for Schoolchildren Project run by Thailand's Betterment of Life Foundation (BoLF) to purchase tanks and filtration systems selected to best meet the needs of each school. Once they are installed, BoLF will maintain these systems indefinitely.
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Culligan Matrix Solutions is expanding its mobile water treatment solutions business in response to increasing demand for this service.
TheWaterTreatmentStore.com releases new HTML 5 version of Water Treater App
Dick Hourigan, the owner of Richard Hourigan Inc., an Illinois corporation doing business on the Internet as TheWaterTreatmentStore.com, released the new HTML 5 version of its Water Treater App for iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones.
TheWaterTreatmentStore.com is a B2B site providing discounted test kits, chemicals and equipment to those who own or work with boilers, chillers, evaporative condensers, cooling towers, pools or spas.
Donations by Keeper Springs include funds raised in summer campaign with Omni Hotels & Resorts
Keeper Springs Natural Spring Water announced the donation of more than $145,000 in support of local environmental causes. This year, Keeper Springs has added four Waterkeeper organizations to its donation roster, bringing to 17 the number of individual Waterkeepers supported by the company across the country. Keeper Springs has raised more than $1.145 million to support America’s waterways.
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Twelve water purification systems were donated to the Oceanside Fire District in New York
Steve Steinway, CEO of Propur Water Purification Systems, donated 12 Propur King water purification systems to the Oceanside Fire District in New York for disbursement to district fire stations in need of clean water.
“We wanted to do our part to help those most impacted by Hurricane Sandy and chose the Oceanside Fire District to donate to, after hearing that this was one of the harder hit areas," Steinway said. "We spoke with Alan Gershkowitz at their office and he will oversee their distribution to the fire stations in the greatest need.”
Mobile Medical Disaster Relief to give all 200,000 people in the area of Thomazeau, Haiti, access to clean water
Nashville, Tenn.-based nonprofit Mobile Medical Disaster Relief (MMDR) is providing clean water to Haiti. The people of Haiti, recently listed as the poorest country in the world, have no access to clean water. Their wells, streams and cisterns are contaminated by E. coli, salmonella and cholera.
MMDR seeks to change that in the area of Thomazeau, Haiti. Using filtration devices and chlorinators, the organization plans to give all 200,000 people in this area access to clean water.
The donations will be given to WQRF to support projects and independent studies
The Censky Challenge was named for Pete Censky, who stepped down this spring as executive director of the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) after 25 years. WQA committed to matching all contributions, up to $25,000—the original goal for donations. Funds are being delivered to the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF).
With WQA’s matching contribution, more than $75,000 total will be provided to WQRF.
Site makes National Priorities List after tests showed that public water supply and five private wells within a one-mile radius all had elevated TCE levels
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that, with support from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the Circle Court Ground Water Plume in Willow Park, Texas, has been added to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites.
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