The plan provides a blueprint for protecting public health and the environment across the country
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its fiscal year (FY) 2014 to 2018 Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint for advancing EPA’s mission to protect public health and the environment across the country.
Offered in eight languages, Grundfos News goes out to 60,000 subscribers and counting
Grundfos is now delivering a new and improved newsletter, Grundfos News, to thousands of subscribers. The global pump manufacturer has rethought and improved the design, usability and content of its external newsletter.
Grundfos News offers the pump industry’s latest case stories, technical know-how, market trends and product news.
The Social Stock Exchange showcases businesses that have a social impact to potential investors
HaloSource renewed its membership in the London Social Stock Exchange (SSE) — a London based platform that showcases businesses that have a social impact to potential investors. The aim of the SSE is to provide potential stakeholders with the information they need to identify and compare those organizations that deliver value to society and the environment.
New publication features tips to promote efficient water-softening practices
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is promoting environmental stewardship and resource conservation with the release of a new pocket-sized booklet for consumers and water treatment professionals. Designed to be durable as well as portable, “Getting Smart with Softeners” features guidance and tips intended promote efficient water-softening practices.
The association will promote a global understanding, development and use for forward osmosis
The International Forward Osmosis Assn. (IFOA) was officially launched and will promote forward osmosis technology throughout industry and academia. This new global association was the brainchild of four founding members: Modern Water, Hydration Technology Innovations, Trevi Systems and Porifera.
Dieter Sauer will oversee and direct all operations in Grundfos’ water utility division
Grundfos appointed Dieter Sauer as president and general manager of its water utility business, which is headquartered in Aurora, Ill. In this position, Sauer will oversee and direct all operations in Grundfos’ water utility division, including the company’s newly opened service center.
Water Quality Assn. adds a dedicated European office
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced the addition of a dedicated European office, which will help advance the association’s global presence.
Ministers of Finance will address water and sanitation at the Spring World Bank Meeting
On Friday, April 11, ministers of finance from around the world will gather at the World Bank Group IFC Auditorium in Washington, D.C., for the Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2014 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group. For every $1 invested water and sanitation, there is a $5 return in terms of work and school hours and health care costs saved.
WQA announced the results and winners at WQA Aquatech USA 2014 in Orlando, Fla.
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced the results of its annual board elections and awards ceremony at WQA Aquatech USA 2014, the association’s annual convention and exposition. The event took place March 18 to 21 in Orlando, Fla.
EPA to award $12.7 million for training and technical assistance
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $12.7 million in grants to help small drinking and wastewater systems — those serving fewer than 10,000 people — and to private well owners. The grantees will provide training and technical assistance to improve small system operations and management practices, promote system sustainability and support EPA’s mission to protect public health and the environment.