#SIWWPledge uses social media to rally the global community towards the water cause
Harnessing the power and influence of social media, Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014 will see the debut of an innovative corporate social responsibility campaign to rally the global community towards the water cause. The first of its kind in the global water space, this campaign was introduced as part of SIWW's goal to rally the global community towards finding innovative and sustainable technological and financial solutions to meet safe water and sanitation needs globally.
Organizations will co-host the Innovation Pavilion during ACE14
The American Water Works Assn (AWWA) and Imagine H2O announced a memorandum of understanding to cultivate entrepreneurship and innovation in the water sector by providing entrepreneurs with the opportunities, tools and resources to build great water businesses.
The event offers pre- and post-conference activities to maximize attendee budgets
World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) organizers announced a variety of special events surrounding the conference, boosting the offerings for attendees. Now in its 11th year, the WAHC, hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF), is slated for Oct. 8 to10, 2014, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Portland, Ore.
The International Desalination Assn. will serve as a strategic partner for SIWW
The International Desalination Assn. (IDA) has been a strategic partner for Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) since the event’s inception. This year, IDA is co-organizing the Desalination and Water Reuse Business Forum with PUB (Public Utilities Board), Singapore’s national water agency, participating in the Water Leaders Summit, exhibiting at the Water Expo and conducting a two-day IDA Desalination Academy course.
Dave Purkiss will discuss new requirements for water treatment chemicals
Dave Purkiss, general manager of NSF Intl.’s Municipal Water Products Div., will highlight new requirements for imported drinking water treatment chemicals at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, in room 257B during the American Water Works Assn.'s (AWWA) ACE14 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
The state winners will attend the national competition June 13 to 14 in Herndon, Va.
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the 2014 state winners of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) — the youth award for a water-related science project. WEF Member Associations selected and will sponsor state winners and their science teachers to attend the national competition that will be held June 13 to 14 in Herndon, Va.
Expert on drought will keynote the conference in Monterey, Calif.
Dr. Glen MacDonald, director of the c c Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and an international expert on drought, will deliver the opening keynote at the Whole Water Conference on June 24 in Monterey, Calif.
NGWA will host two webinars on well construction and hydraulic fracturing
Registration is open for two free webinars on water well construction and water testing in proximity to hydraulic fracturing being offered by the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA).
People can register for the webinars, which are supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), via NGWA's website.
Water community recognizes the 40th anniversary of the federal law during Drinking Water Week
During Drinking Water Week, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and water professionals across the country celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act and highlighted the importance of drinking water daily.