Water woes across India underline the need to handle water more efficiently
India is the second largest water consuming country in the world and is presently facing severe scarcity of water resources. The challenge for Indian industries is to find ingenious ways of handling water efficiently and disposing wastewater in a proper manner. With environmental laws getting stricter, Watertech India, has received strong support from leading government bodies including Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India. The 2014 fair is Sept.
New bond invests in local water supply projects, groundwater storage and safe drinking water
With Gov. Jerry Brown’s support, the state legislature approved, on a bipartisan basis, a $7.5 billion water bond that would provide clean drinking water for disadvantaged communities and provide $1.5 billion for water recycling, storm water capture, water efficiency and other local water supply projects like those detailed in “The Untapped Potential of California’s Water Supply,” the report from National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Pacific Institute released earlier this summer.
“Ensuring Safe Drinking Water” offers 21 case studies and in-depth analysis
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) released its newest publication, “Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience With Contamination” by Steve E. Hrudey and Elizabeth J. Hrudey.
Rain harvesting school campus to transform education through water collection and agriculture
A unique secondary school campus, conceived and designed by the non-profit design and innovation group PITCHAfrica, opens this month at the Endana Secondary School in Laikipia, Kenya. The ‘Waterbank Campus’ comprises four unique, low-cost, rain harvesting building types invented by PITCHAfrica, and termed ‘Waterbanks’ because of the building’s capacity to harvest and store high volumes of water at low cost, providing a year round supply.
The deadline for applications is Sept. 30, 2014
The World Water Council and the Japan Water Forum announce the opening of candidatures for the fourth edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize.
Pelican Water informs consumers of the need to conserve water
Pelican Water supports legislative efforts in California to relieve the state’s chronic drought problem through new water conservation strategies. As part of its mission to create environmentally friendly products, the company is dedicated to curtailing the use of wasteful salt-based water softening systems.
EPA decides no further action needed to address the capping of two closed landfills
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its determination that no further action is needed to address the capping of two closed landfills at the Cinnaminson Groundwater Contamination Superfund site in the townships of Cinnaminson and Delran, N.J. The site, which covers approximately 400 acres, includes residential and industrial properties and the two landfills.
Awards will be presented during the NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in December
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) congratulated the recipients of its 2014 Awards of Excellence, Outstanding Groundwater Project Award and Divisional Awards, which will be presented this December during the NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.
Keith Pennison will focus primarily on helping develop business for ProSystems Group
Keith Pennison joined the Aquion commercial division as an account executive. He will focus primarily on helping develop business for ProSystems Group while assisting Clearwater Tech. He reports to Eddie Garmon, Aquion executive vice president - business development.
Pennison spent the last 13 years with Pentair, where he was promoted several times. Most recently he served as global account manager and provided technical support for national accounts, including the Yum! Brands, Burger King, 7-Eleven and Subway stores.
Mike Barone has close to 25 years of direct industry experience
Canature added Mike Barone as the new northeastern U.S. sales manager. Barone will work with Murray Donahoe, who is transitioning to an inside customer service role, to add new business as well as provide a continued high level of support for Donahoe’s existing customers.