The original date was changed to accommodate the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting
The organizers of Water Expo China have announced a change of date for their 2014 show, which will now be held Dec. 1 to 3 at the China National Convention Center, Beijing.
The original date in November has been changed to accommodate the high-level government APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting (AELM), which will take place in Beijing during that time.
The 2014 Mayor's Challenge promotes a long-lasting mindset of water conservation
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging cities to participate in the annual National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, a nonprofit community service campaign for cities across the nation to supplement their water conservation and education efforts.
Judith Herschell, president of Herschell Environmental in Pittsburgh, received the award
Judith Herschell, president of Herschell Environmental in Pittsburgh, is the recipient of the 2014 American Membrane Technology Assn.’s (AMTA) Presidential Award. The award was conferred during the 2014 AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition, which Herschell chaired. It acknowledges individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of the association.
John Briscoe was honored for his contributions to global and local water management
John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, was named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his contributions to global and local water management, inspired by a commitment to improving the lives of people around the world. Briscoe currently lives and works in the U.S., where he is a professor at Harvard University.
Individuals who register early for the conference can save up to $100 in registration fees
Early registration for the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) begins March 28. After 40 years, ACE14 returns to Boston June 9 to 12.
Hands-on program connects thousands of people to their waterways each year
World Water Day 2014 marked the start of this year’s monitoring period for the World Water Monitoring Challenge (WWMC), an international outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. From March 22 to Dec. 31, 2014, thousands of people worldwide are expected to connect with and monitor their local water bodies through a series of simple, hands-on tests.
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: