Paper will be released at WEFTEC in New Orleans
Since 2008, an unprecedented alliance between leading businesses, farmers and environmental NGOs has worked tirelessly to positively affect the way we use and consume water. Charting New Waters (CNW) — launched by The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread — will release its groundbreaking report, “Navigating to New Shores: Seizing the Future for Sustainable and Resilient U.S. Freshwater Resources,” Sept. 29 at the Water Environment Federation’s annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans.
The Flows.com whitepaper is available as an eBook
Water systems, utilities, facility managers and plumbers now have a guide to help in transitioning to new regulations enacted through the Safe Drinking Water Act.
The call for nominations is open through Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Water Quality Assn. (WQA) members have an opportunity to nominate their peers for one of several awards recognizing individuals for their service to the water quality improvement industry.
Acquisition includes WaterGroup Inc. as well as WaterGroup Companies Inc. and Petwa Ltd.
Novo Water Group Inc. announced the acquisition of WaterGroup Companies from Culligan Intl. Co. Inc. The acquisition includes the U.S. operating company WaterGroup Inc., as well as Canadian entities WaterGroup Companies Inc. and Petwa Ltd. The transaction meets several key strategic objectives for both Culligan and Novo Water Group.
Throughout September, water community will pay tribute to the contributions of Hispanic-Latino community
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the water community kicked off a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Throughout September, AWWA and its members will pay tribute to the many contributions the Hispanic-Latino community has made to the water community, the nation and the world.
The University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to receive grants
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its commitment to improving America’s drinking water by providing more than $8 million to create two national centers for research and innovation in small- to medium-sized drinking water systems.
Website redesign was WQA’s top strategic priority for 2014
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced the re-launch of its website, www.wqa.org. The newly revamped and redesigned site, which was WQA’s top strategic priority for 2014, features many enhanced tools and an improved user experience.
WQA Communications Director Larry Deutsch announced the official launch at the association’s annual Mid-Year Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va.
W. Richard Laton received the Ross L. Oliver Award and the Keith E. Anderson Award
Hydrogeology Professor W. Richard Laton, Ph.D., PG, CHG, CPG, of California State University, Fullerton, received two 2014 awards from the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA).
Laton received the Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry and the Keith E. Anderson Award for outstanding contributions to NGWA. The awards will be presented in December at NGWA’s Groundwater Expo & Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.
Tom Palkon is no longer with the association, effective Sept. 4
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that, effective Sept. 4, Interim Executive Director Tom Palkon is no longer with the association. The WQA board of governors named Palkon interim executive director following the departure of the association’s previous executive director, David Haataja.
The MAHC will help make swimming healthier and safer
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched the nation’s first voluntary guidelines based on science and best practices for improving health and safety at swimming pools and other aquatic venues: the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) 1st Edition.