The two organizations will highlight the water-energy nexus at the next World Energy Congress
The World Energy Council (WEC) and World Water Council (WWC) joined forces to bring the issue of the water-energy nexus to the fore in the runup to the seventh World Water Forum, to be staged in Daegu, Korea, April 12 to 17, 2015.
Bill Kent represented U.S. expertise for three-day event
The first Qatar Pool & Spa Safety Conference (QPSSC) was held in late 2013, focusing on an exchange of best practices and expertise to reduce injury and deaths due primarily to drowning and improper use of chemicals. The QPSSC attracted more than 300 professionals and government representatives.
Nearly 400 websites promoted the event, which took place March 9 to 15
While it is said groundwater is “out of sight and out of mind” for many people, that is becoming less true as the National Ground Water Assn.’s (NGWA) National Groundwater Awareness Week continues to grow in reach and impact each year.
Nearly 400 websites — a record number — promoted the 16th edition of Groundwater Awareness Week, held March 9 to 15.
In Illinois alone, at least 10 county health departments promoted groundwater awareness to constituents, including Lake County, which offered discounted water tests to well owners.
A total of six courses are now available on the Continuing Architect
Zurn Industries LLC launched two new continuing education (CEU) courses for architects that address water safety and sanitation — bringing the total roster of recent Zurn learning units to six.
Both new CEUs are available in streaming HD video via the Continuing Architect (TCA). They are a part of a series of eight courses scheduled for release on TCA by the end of 2014.
The two new Zurn courses are:
AWWA, the UN and water advocates celebrate World Water Day
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) joined the United Nations and water advocates throughout the world in recognizing the 21st annual World Water Day, observed on March 22, 2014. AWWA Executive Director David LaFrance issued the following statement:
RainSoft will focus efforts on its dealership program and meeting with prospective new dealers
For the second consecutive year, RainSoft (booth #227) will focus efforts on its dealership program and meeting with prospective new dealers at WQA Aquatech USA 2014, scheduled for March 18 to 20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
Select products will now carry WQA Sustainability Certification
3M Purification will showcase a suite of new resources for its 3M authorized water dealers at WQA Aquatech USA, March 18 to 21 in Orlando, Fla. In addition to debuting a new booth and drinking water filtration system, it will introduce the water community to the 3M Dealer Advisory Council, and also will preview exciting new online tools for dealers.
DW&PS announces 2014 in-booth presentation schedule
Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) has announced its in-booth presentation schedule for WQA Aquatech USA 2014. Stop by booth #859 to learn first-hand about the latest developments in reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, ion exchange resin and fine particle filtration.
In-booth presentation schedule:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Tradeshow will feature networking, presentations and the latest technology
From navigating governmental challenges to test driving the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) new education program, WQA Aquatech USA 2014, the association’s annual convention and tradeshow, promises a range of value and opportunity. The event will be held in Orlando, Fla., March 18 to 21.
Zurn renews its commitment to water efficiency and sanitation in honor of World Plumbing Day
Zurn Industries LLC joined plumbing organizations and their members in recognizing World Plumbing Day (March 11, 2014) with a renewed pledge to continue offering solutions that achieve significant water efficiency and sanitary water environments.
The World Plumbing Council established World Plumbing Day to promote the role of plumbing in improving public health and safeguarding the environment. The organization’s website says, “Plumbing is an integral part of human history and its future.”