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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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.

Billions of Dollars 

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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.

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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

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

The Role of UV in Industry

The food, beverage and brewing industries operate under exacting safety and quality standards. Any microbial contamination in the process can cause discoloration, affect flavor and shorten shelf life, not to mention create potential health risks for consumers. Effective microbial disinfection of the whole process is therefore essential.

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UV disinfection’s many applications in the food & beverage sector

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Ken Kershner is regional director for Aquionics Inc. Kershner can be reached at ken.kershner@aquionics.com or 859.341.0710.

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February 12, 2015
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February 12, 2015
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Commercial/Industrial UV Systems

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The Coyote UV Series is an in-house engineered design manufactured in the United States that allows UV Superstore to provide fast turnaround times. These systems are specifically intended for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. Their modular design offers easy field expansion; you can add on options in the future and even increase flow capacity for most models. These products are available in flow rates from 40 to 150 gpm for clear freshwater and can be used for disinfection, ozone destruction or TOC reduction. 

Biocide

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GE

Spectrus TD1100E is a non-oxidizing microbiological control agent used to kill or control growth of microbial populations in open evaporative cooling systems. It is designed to reduce microbiologically influenced corrosion and the potential risk of Legionella bacteria, helping avoid damage to equipment and keeping system inefficiencies at bay. A decreased use of chemicals lowers environmental impact.

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