UV & Ozone: A Match Made in Heaven

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has catalyzed renewed interest in both ultraviolet (UV) and ozone for recreational water treatment as a result of its recommendation, set forth in the Model Aquatic Health Code, to utilize these technologies as secondary disinfectants to combat outbreaks of recreational water illnesses in aquatic facilities.1 In the

Practical implementation & ROI of UV/ozone systems for recreational water applications

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July 1, 2015
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Water Purifier Series Awarded MOH Certification in China

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Bluewater
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The certificate is required for all foreign manufacturers of residential water treatment units

Bluewater has been awarded Ministry of Health (MOH) product certification for all three of its water purifier series in China: Cleone, Spirit and Pro.

Required for all foreign manufacturers of residential water treatment units, China’s MOH certificate is awarded by the Ministry of Health and is considered one of the most demanding when it comes to meeting qualification and product testing standards.

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June 15, 2015

WERF to Begin Studies Addressing Ebola, Antibiotic Resistance Challenges

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Water Environment Research Foundation
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The studies are in response to recent events & reports

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) will begin new studies addressing Ebola and antibiotic resistance challenges.

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June 4, 2015

The Power of Three

Ultraviolet (UV) and ozone are clearly established as viable secondary disinfection methods to chlorine for combating recreational waterborne illnesses (RWIs).

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Combining UV & ozone for increased disinfection & oxidation efficacy

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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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June 3, 2015
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WWIF Launches New Marketing Effort, Sponsorship Opportunities

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Wishing Well International Foundation
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Organization will emphasize "10-1-10" message in future marketing and fundraising campaigns

In an effort to emphasize that every $10 donation provides clean drinking water for one person for 10 years, Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) announced that the “10-1-10” message will be at the heart of all its future marketing and fundraising campaigns.

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May 21, 2015

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

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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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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.

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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
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