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.
The deadline for applications is Sept. 30, 2014
The World Water Council and the Japan Water Forum announce the opening of candidatures for the fourth edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.