Before I delve into this topic, I should point out that I am not an expert in the fields of mental or physical health, but I have racked up plenty of my own experience with them during my past 16 years in this industry. I even tried looking up some statistics before writing this, but in the short time I spent searching online, all I found were articles telling people how they should be. So I am hoping this article will, if nothing else, be thought provoking. And, I will admit, writing it is forcing me to take an uncomfortable look at myself and how I live my life.
As the organization expands, NSPF announces new roles and promotions
The nonprofit organization National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) announced the appointment of Lauren Stack as mission development director – national accounts.
Rayborn will lead the sales team as the company expands into new markets around the country
WaterSignal, a provider of real-time water usage data transmitted wirelessly, announced the appointment of Sean Rayborn as sales and marketing manager. An award-winning professional, Rayborn will report directly to WaterSignal President John Lie-Nielsen.
The system reduces contaminants such as pharmaceuticals from drinking water
Later this month, Pentair will release its newest product, the H-300-NXT, an addition to its Everpure residential line of luxury water filtration products. The system reduces emerging contaminants like pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications and chemical compounds like bisphenol A that may be found in drinking water.
The manufacturer states that the larger filter design provides greater dirt-holding capacity, “ideal for parts of the country where high silt content in water is a concern.”
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.
Jim Donohoe brings 16 years of industry experience
Wisconsin-based water treatment system company Hellenbrand Inc. recently named Jim Donohoe as regional sales manager of the eastern U.S. region.
Donohoe will provide ongoing support to the company’s current dealer base and also focus on new business development. He has 16 years of industry experience, including sales, district management, regional management, multi-location business and sales management experience.
Darlly Filter LLC introduced 100% integrity-tested and FDA-compliant Absolute filter cartridges. The company stocks and distributes many different filter types at its 30,000-sq-ft facility, including polypropylene depth, carbon block, pleated, string wound and carbon-impregnated cellulose. The company is a full-line cartridge manufacturer capable of proprietary and private labeling.
With dryer air in the winter, people often don’t notice their own moisture loss
The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) reminds consumers that maintaining proper hydration throughout the winter months is important as during the warmer months.
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.
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.