Dow’s global business director will discuss the role of technology in accelerating sustainability
Snehal Desai, global business director for Dow Water & Process Solutions, was selected as a speaker at Verge San Francisco 2014, to be held Oct. 27 to 30.
Paper will be released at WEFTEC in New Orleans
Since 2008, an alliance between leading businesses, farmers and environmental nongovernmental organization has worked to positively affect the way people use and consume water. Charting New Waters (CNW) — launched by the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread — will release its new 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 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.
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.
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.
Webcast will focus on how resins are used to cover performance drivers and system operations
Designed for those interested in learning more about the operation of ion exchange systems, Dow Water Academy will host a free webcast, Thursday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m.
Congress delegates to call for the human right to water and sanitation to be expressly included in new UN Sustainable Development Goals
More than 5,000 water experts and industry professionals from approximately 90 countries will come together at the International Water Assn.’s (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 21 to 26, 2014, for five days of debate to identify and define new solutions to tackle the global water crisis.
Six industry professionals chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference
The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) congratulated those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place Nov. 10 to 12, 2014 in Reston, Va.
The webcast will address RO record keeping and normalization
Designed for those interested in learning more about tracking the performance of reverse osmosis (RO) systems, Dow Water Academy will be hosting a free webcast on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 1 p.m.
Water woes across India underline the need to handle water more efficiently
India is the second largest water-consuming country in the world and is presently facing severe scarcity of water resources. The challenge for Indian industries is to find ingenious ways of handling water efficiently and disposing of wastewater in a proper manner. With environmental laws getting stricter, Watertech India has received strong support from government bodies including the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India. The 2014 fair is Sept.