Competition Rewards Technological Breakthroughs in Safe Water

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Water Quality Assn.
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First place winner of the FTW competition will be awarded a $15,000 prize

Entries are currently being accepted in the Future Technologies for Water (FTW) Competition.

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July 15, 2014

Alliance for Water Stewardship Selects North American Headquarters

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Nelson Schmidt
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The Water Council will serve as AWS's North America headquarters

At the Water Summit 2014, the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) announced the selection of The Water Council to serve as its North American headquarters. As a regional provider for AWS, The Water Council is responsible for administering AWS’s International Water Stewardship Standard 1.0 and overseeing the certification program in the U.S. and Canada. In April, AWS released the standard as a global framework to promote sustainable use of the world’s freshwater resources.

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July 3, 2014

Illinois Section of AWWA to Host Social Media Webinar

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ISAWWA
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The webinar will introduce attendees to some of the new social media sites

The Illinois Section of the American Water Works Assn. (ISAWWA) will host a social media webinar, Monday, June 30, 2014. The webinar, “The Next Generation of Social Media: Beyond Facebook and Twitter,” will be presented by Abby Crisostomo and Pam Broviak. The younger generation has migrated out of Facebook, Myspace and Twitter. In order to keep up and communicate with them, the water industry needs to know how to use the same technology.

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June 30, 2014

Australia to Host Sustainability Event

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Reed Exhibitions Australia
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Australian Sustainability Week will be held Oct. 14 to 16 in Melbourne

Reed Exhibitions Australia, in association with Brooks Events and Inter-Water Events, is launching a new sustainability "mega event" in Melbourne, Australia.

For the first time, Australian Sustainability Week will showcase all aspects of sustainability, attracting more than 300 exhibitors and 8,000 industry professionals.

The event will:

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June 27, 2014

AWWA Announces ACE14 Poster Competition Winners

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AWWA
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The winners represented the Pennsylvania, Minnesota and New Jersey sections

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the winners of its annual student poster competition. The competition took place during AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) in Boston June 8 to 12.

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June 26, 2014

Giuliani Opens AWWA Water Conference With Call to Courageous Leadership

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AWWA
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Giuliani urged water utility leaders and public officials to be courageous in communicating the need to reinvest in water infrastructure

Before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 3,000 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on June 8, 2014, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani opened the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) with a keynote address stressing the importance of tackling North America’s looming water infrastructure crisis.

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June 17, 2014

Water Utilities to Compete in Tap Water Taste Contest

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AWWA
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Utilities from across North America will compete to determine who has the best tasting tap water

Water utilities from across North America will compete in events at the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ACE14, a five-day event beginning on June 8, features the most extensive professional program in the water industry and an exposition showcasing the latest and most significant water technology in the world.

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June 9, 2014

NGWREF Announces 2015 Darcy Groundwater Lectures

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NGWREF
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Dr. Rainer H. Helmig of the University of Stuttgart will offer two lectures

Dr. Rainer H. Helmig will offer two lectures in the 2015 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecture Series in Groundwater Science, the National Ground Water and Research Educational Foundation announced. 

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June 6, 2014

Webinar to Explore the Business Value of Mobile Technologies

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Water Quality Products, Professional Remodeler, Applied Management Group Inc.
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The webinar will be presented by Michael Thompson of Applied Management Group

Water Quality Products magazine, Professional Remodeler magazine and Applied Management Group Inc.

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June 6, 2014

SIWW 2014 Supports World Water Cause With Social Media

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Singapore International Water Week, Water.org
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#SIWWPledge uses social media to rally the global community towards the water cause

Harnessing the power and influence of social media, Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014 will see the debut of an innovative corporate social responsibility campaign to rally the global community towards the water cause. The first of its kind in the global water space, this campaign was introduced as part of SIWW's goal to rally the global community towards finding innovative and sustainable technological and financial solutions to meet safe water and sanitation needs globally.

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June 4, 2014