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.
The ESDI Model 110400 four-station water vending machine controller for machines with multiple vend stations has been designed and tested for reliability. Features include three volume selections, one pay station, and 1⁄2-liter to 6-gal vend volumes. It also offers two-valve dispensing with no overflow, timed or metered vending, and UV hot water flush. It includes maximum run time shutdown, DEX/UCS data retrieval and NAMA MDB protocol. The controller conforms to UL-508, and complies with CEI/IEC 1000-4-4 for EMI susceptibility.
This RO purification system helps resolve grocery store equipment problems and generates high retail water margins. Applications include produce misting, seafood and meat humidification, and proofer ovens. The systems help reduce shrink, labor and maintenance costs. The Recycle Refill System encourages increased foot traffic. The systems offer low RO waste ratios and are NAMA certified. Pure Water Technologies dealerships are available.
Bluedrop Water aims to disrupt status quo in water, ice and healthy snacking industry
“Our goal is to seriously disrupt the status quo in several ice/water/vending business categories,” said Brendan Dickinson, president of Bluedrop Water, based in Randolph, Mass., a relatively new entry in the purified water and ice vending space. “Wherever we install our vending units, they’re better for the environment and for consumers than most current offerings by our competitors. We’re building a niche that has gotten the attention of our competition."
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.