UV & Ozone for Secondary Disinfection

In the U.S., there are an estimated 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools.1 According to the U.S.

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Treatment technologies for pathogens in pool & spa applications

About The Author: 

Ray Denkewicz is global product manager, sanitization and chemical automation, for Hayward Industries. Denkewicz can be reached at rdenkewicz@haywardnet.com or 401.583.1103.

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May 5, 2015
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Transmittance Monitor

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The UVT-LED transmittance water quality monitor is the first instrument of its kind to use efficient UV-C LED technology. The compact monitor delivers fast, accurate transmittance readings in the field, water treatment facilities or industrial settings. Simple to operate, with a clear backlit LED display, the unit takes automatic measurements every 60 seconds. Integrated wiping prevents fouling and buildup in all water conditions, with a self-calibration check to ensure continual accuracy.

Viqua Launches New Brand Identity

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Viqua
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The company will streamline its product offering under a singular brand

Viqua recently introduced its new brand identity. The introduction coincides with the company’s decision to simplify its product offerings in the marketplace and  focus on building the Viqua brand.

This singular brand focus means the company will consolidate legacy brands UVMAX and Sterilight, an organizational change that General Manager Frank Profiti said will help drive product innovation and lay the foundation for market growth.

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Publication Date: 
April 21, 2015

Organizations Partner to Bring Clean Water to Kenya

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Wishing Well International Foundation
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Three non-profits will equally share the cost of the project, which deploys hundreds of water filters in Kenyan communities

More than 10,000 Kenyans will be impacted by the newly created partnership and commitment of three organizations: Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF), Safe Water Team (SWT) and Safe Water Kenya (SWK). This is the first time these nonprofits have joined to provide clean, safe drinking water in Kenya. WWIF and SWT have teamed up in the past for projects in Ghana and the Dominican Republic.

The project was planned during a January conference call between SWT Executive Director Jim Bodenner, SWK Executive Director Don Arnold and WWIF Founder & CEO Guillermo Guzman.

Publication Date: 
March 30, 2015

Bluewater Executive Drinks Purified Water From Shanghai River

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Bluewater
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The demonstration was part of an event launching the company's product range in China

Like many key waterways worldwide, Shanghai’s Huangpu River is chockablock with industrial and organic trash and probably the last place from which anyone would drink a glass of water. Yet that is just what Sweden’s Bluewater chose to do by pumping water directly up from the polluted waterway through one of its water purifiers and having chief executive Niclas Wullt drink a glass in full public view.

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March 18, 2015

Waterborne Pathogens Symposium Early Registration Deadline Approaches

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American Water Works Assn.
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The early registration deadline is March 16

The early registration deadline for the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) sixth International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens is March 16, 2015. The event will take place April 13 to 14, 2015, in Savannah, Ga.

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Publication Date: 
March 11, 2015

Filtration vs. Purification

Live better, lose weight, get healthier, save money, improve taste, eliminate contaminants—the array of catchy slogans used by promoters of water treatment solutions is as endless as it can be confusing to consumers, who wade through jargon-heavy clutter to learn which treatment option does what to best protect their water.

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The importance of helping consumers understand water technology terminology

About The Author: 

David Noble is corporate communications manager for Bluewater. Noble can be reached at dn@bluewater.se.

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March 5, 2015
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Severn Trent Services Donates Chlorination Systems to Hurricane Relief

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Hurricane Gonzalo struck the island of Antigua in October 2014

Severn Trent Services has donated three Capital Controls Series 480 all-vacuum gas feeders and ejectors to the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA). The island of Antigua, the main island of the eastern Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda, was ravaged by Hurricane Gonzalo on Oct. 13, 2014. The storm caused an estimated $12 to $18 million in damage to residential housing, created an island-wide power outage and damaged the APUA water treatment plant’s disinfection system.

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March 5, 2015

DRI Launches Initiative to Provide Clean Water to Women in Developing Countries

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Desert Research Institute
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Funding will go directly to supporting provision of safe drinking water and basic sanitation, and help create water, sanitation and hygiene programs

A new initiative led by Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) is aiming to dramatically reduce the number of people around the world without access to clean water. Each day, more than 783 million people around the world do not have access to clean, drinkable water or showers or proper baths. In 2015, more than 2.5 billion people also will lack access to basic sanitation in the developing world.

Publication Date: 
March 3, 2015

Canadian Clean Water Initiative Approaches Donation Goal

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Procter & Gamble, Walmart Canada
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The program's goal is to raise 25 million days of clean drinking water by March 31

Canadians have demonstrated support of the P&G and Walmart Canada Clean Water program. To date, 20 million days of clean drinking water have been donated to those in need, propelling the clean water initiative to within 5 million days of clean water donated to reach its yearlong donation goal. In February, Canadian actor, father and clean water advocate Jason Priestley rejoined the cause, rallying Canadians in the final push to donate 25 million days of clean drinking water by March 31, 2015.

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March 2, 2015
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