Organizers report three records shattered before the show opens
Three records have been broken in the history of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating (AHR) Expo for its 2015 show, the organizers reported – and doors do not open until Jan. 26.
The program will help families cut back on the more than 1 trillion gal of water wasted by residential leaks annually nationwide
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 10% of homes in the U.S. have leaks that waste 90 gal of water or more per day. To help Americans eliminate water waste, EPA’s WaterSense program is encouraging consumers to find and fix leaks as part of its seventh annual Fix a Leak Week, March 16 to 22, 2015.
The event brings together experts and policy makers to lobby for the water improvement industry
Dates for the Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) Legislative Days have been announced. These events are an opportunity to meet legislators in the company of PWQA members and its lobbyists.
In addition to the education sessions, the Global Water Awards will be given out to members of the international water industry
The Global Water Summit for 2015 will be held in Athens on April 27 and 28, 2015, at the InterContinental Hotel Athenaeum. Hosted by Global Water Intelligence and the International Desalination Assn., the summit is a business event for water leaders throughout the world.
This event aims to strengthen the growing link between water and economic development through a range of sessions. Formats include plenary talks, networking roundtables, pre-arranged one-on-one meetings, breakout sessions and workshops.
Twice a year, Miami will be a hub for water industry professionals throughout the Americas
Organizers of the Water Expo announced that it will now host two events each year after seeing the success of their 2013 and 2014 shows.
The spring show, planned for June 2 and 3, will focus on irrigation and groundwater. The fall show on Sept. 15 and 16 will be geared toward the water quality, water supply and wastewater fields.
The campaign has raised more than $1.7 million of its $2.5 million goal
ResinTech and the Urbans family (Denise Urbans, Bob Hader and Michael and Janice Urbans) have made Ambassador-level commitments of $50,000 or more to the Water Quality Research Foundation's (WQRF) Investing in Your Future campaign.
The winners come from Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., and Delft, the Netherlands
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the awardees of the Student Best Papers submitted for this year’s Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC). Both awardees received $1,500 and were recognized, along with their advisers, at a special ceremony during WQTC, held in New Orleans Nov. 16 to 20.
The conference aimed to enhance communication and development of the drinking water treatment industries in China with other countries
In partnership with Chinese media outlet China Drinking Water Specialist (CDWS), the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) co-hosted the 2014 International Drinking Water Development Conference in Shanghai on Nov. 14.
The goal of the conference was to enhance communication and development of the drinking water treatment industry in China with those in other countries. Its content reflected the latest trends and topics in the Chinese drinking water treatment industry, including international expansion, laws and regulations, and research and development.
AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.
On Dec. 16, use #safetodrink to chat with EPA's director of the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
To celebrate 40 years of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water will hold a Twitter chat featuring Peter Grevatt, the office’s director.
The Twitter chat will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 1 p.m. EST.
It will explore the accomplishments of the act’s 40 years, as well as the challenges that lie ahead.
Participation is simple: Tweet @EPAwater and use the hashtag #safetodrink.