Severn Trent Sells Water Purification Business

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De Nora
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The company will sell its Water Purification business to joint venture partner Industrie De Nora SpA.

Severn Trent PLC has reached an agreement to sell its Water Purification business to joint venture partner Industrie De Nora SpA.

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May 13, 2015

Bluewater Begins Global Rollout of Latest Water Purifier Series

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The company launched the new models at WQA Aquatech USA 2015 in Las Vegas

Sweden-based Bluewater announced the global launch of three new water purifiers offering a balance of design personality, performance and price that give users a choice of devices. Bluewater launched its Scandinavian-designed new models at the WQA Aquatech USA 2015 water industry tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 22 to 24.

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April 27, 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

Quench Launches Office Coffee Service

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Quench USA
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The company is offering thermal and single-cup coffee brewers, as well as a line of brand-name coffee, tea and related supplies

Quench USA, an independent provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers for businesses in North America, has launched a full-service office coffee program.

Quench's coffee machines incorporate the same water filtration and purification technologies used in the company's water coolers and ice machines.

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March 12, 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

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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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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

HD Supply Waterworks Donates Purification Systems to NRWA

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HD Supply Waterworks
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The New York and Arkansas associations will each receive a purification system

HD Supply Waterworks donated two WaterStep portable water purification systems to the National Rural Water Assn. (NRWA) as part of its sponsorship.

WaterStep is an organization that has provided safe drinking water to developing countries for 20 years. Its water systems are built to provide safe drinking water in an emergency or disaster situation.

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February 24, 2015

Blueair Founder Brings Air Pollution Issue to Light

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Blueair
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A study by Friends of the Earth Scotland reveals that pollution levels around the world are breaking limits

Blueair, a Sweden-based provider of indoor air cleaning technology appliances, said a recent Friends of the Earth claim that air pollution in Scotland is creating a public health crisis highlights the lack of public awareness about toxic pollutants in the air people breathe both outside and inside their homes and offices.

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January 15, 2015

AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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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.

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December 18, 2014

Bluewater Opens First Asian Store

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Bluewater
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The Beijing store-in-store is the company's first retail presence in Asia

Bluewater has debuted its flagship “Blue House” store-in-store presence in Beijing. Located within the Easyhome store, the Blue House is the first Bluewater flagship retail environment in Asia, which the brand will share with its air-purifying sister company, Blueair.

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November 25, 2014
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