WQA to Host Microcystin Contamination Open Forum

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Water Quality Assn.
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The forum is a response to the microcystin contamination in Toledo, Ohio

In response to the microcystin contamination in Toledo, Ohio, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Water Sciences Committee is hosting an online meeting/conference call to share information and have a technical discussion regarding this event.

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August 13, 2014

NGWA Announces 2014 Award Winners

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National Ground Water Assn.
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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.

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August 8, 2014

Model Aquatic Health Code to Hold 2014 Conference

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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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The 2014 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8

The 2014 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Portland, Ore. The MAHC is a collaborative effort of public health, academia and industry working to protect individuals, families and communities from preventable waterborne diseases and injuries through evidence-based guidance. Its vision is “Healthy and Safe Aquatic Experiences for Everyone.” 

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August 5, 2014

Dow Water Academy to Host Free Seminar

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Dow
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Seminar will help professionals better understand the refinery water treatment industry

Dow Water Academy will be hosting a free all-day seminar on refinery water treatment Thursday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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July 30, 2014

California Water District’s Media Campaign Targets Outdoor Water Usage

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Santa Clara Valley Water District
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Campaign focuses on how to care for and maintain lawns during extreme drought

In the midst of exceptional drought conditions, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is launching a new summer advertising campaign. "Brown is the New Green" encourages residents to reduce their outdoor watering and let their lawns go a little brown this summer. Focusing on how to care for and maintain lawns during this extreme drought, the campaign highlights how a lawn can survive while saving a large amount of water.

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July 29, 2014

WQA Seeks Speakers for Aquatech USA 2015

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WQA
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WQA is now accepting proposals for educational presentations

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is accepting proposals for educational presentations to be made at WQA Aquatech USA 2015. Each proposal must include a title, abstract, presenter contact information, session format and time required for the presentation. While original works are strongly preferred, topics modified from materials previously presented at other venues also will be considered. 

Speakers are being sought on the following topics:

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July 28, 2014

2014 World Aquatic Health Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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Speakers will share research on health benefits of swimming and how to reduce drowning

World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) organizers announced four keynote talks that will provide insights on the unknown benefits of aquatics. Nonprofit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) will host the 11th annual WAHC, which is slated for Oct. 8 to 10, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Portland, Ore.

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July 28, 2014

Four Experts to Deliver Keynotes at 2014 World Aquatic Health Conference

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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Speakers will share research on health benefits of getting in the water, how to reduce drowning and how to get more people swimming

World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) organizers announced four keynote talks that will provide insights on the unknown benefits of aquatics to the populations the industry serves. Nonprofit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) will host the 11th annual WAHC, which is slated for Oct. 8 to 10, 2014, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Portland, Ore.

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July 22, 2014

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