All 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 32 other nations were represented at the expo
The National Ground Water Assn.'s (NGWA) 2013 Expo that took place Dec. 3 to 6 in Nashville, Tenn., posted strong numbers in both attendance and exhibitors.
"The 2013 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting ranks fifth all-time among our non-Las Vegas venues in our 65-year history," said NGWA CEO Kevin McCray, CAE.
Awards banquet recognized 82 different dealerships
Hellenbrand Inc., a water treatment equipment manufacturer, recently held its annual National Sales and Training seminar in Wisconsin Dells. Hellenbrand dealerships from across the U.S. were represented; Roger Seip with Freedom Personal Development provided a sales training presentation. The awards banquet recognized 82 different dealerships for outstanding softener sales, iron curtain sales and sales growth over the previous year.
The golf tournament will be held during the WQA Aquatech Annual Convention and Trade Show
Filtrex and HaloSource have committed to sponsoring the Wishing Well Intl. Foundation (WWIF)–Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) 2014 Golf Tournament to be held in Orlando on March 18, 2014 during the upcoming WQA Aquatech Annual Convention and Trade Show. The commitment was made at separate meetings during the recent Aquatech trade show in Amsterdam.￼￼￼￼￼
The summit will be held Jan. 20 to 22
The International Water Summit, to be held Jan. 20 to 22 at ADNEC, has confirmed the participation of Nick Carter, director general of the Regulation and Supervision Bureau, in one of its panels.
Entitled “Water Security and Future Water Sustainability,” the panel discussion will highlight future opportunities for the UAE and discuss how improved water sustainability, regulation, technology and governance will enable the region to keep pace with commercial development and population growth.
NASP introduced the industry’s first 24-in., restrained-joint, PVC well casing
North American Specialty Products (NASP) introduced the industry’s first 24-in. restrained-joint PVC well casing at the annual National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) conference Dec. 4 in Nashville, Tenn. The new offering further expands NASP's line of well casing and drop pipe featuring the Certa-Lok mechanical restrained-joint system.
The week-long program prepares dealers for businesses success
Rainsoft University, a week-long program designed to prepare dealers for business success, recently graduated 17 people representing 13 dealerships from 11 states and the Dominican Republic.
“We hosted a very enthusiastic group for five days, and they left Chicago ready to invest new ideas and plans into their dealerships,” said John Nebelle, manager of sales administration for RainSoft.
The 133rd annual conference will be held June 8 to 12 in Boston
Attendee registration is open for the 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE14), produced by the American Water Works Assn., to be held June 8 to 12 in Boston. The 133rd annual conference will offer solutions to meet the changing needs of the global water community, with 18 professional tracks and eight Sunday workshops, plus 450 exhibitors, with expanded networking opportunities on the show floor.
Event highlighted new research, including making pools and spas safer, and impact of DBPs
The 10th annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) and Aquatic Physical Therapy Summit was held in Indianapolis, Oct. 16 to 18, 2013. Nearly 400 attendees from 39 states and eight countries (the U.S., Australia, Canada, Mexico, Finland, Poland, Puerto Rico and Ukraine) attended this global aquatic research forum. The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) conducted a post-conference survey with all WAHC attendees.
Fix a Leak Week 2014 to take place March 17 to 23, 2014
The 2014 Fix a Leak Week theme is "Chasing Leaks." WaterSense is encouraging its partners to organize running races or other community events educating consumers to chase down leaks and stop wasting water during the its sixth annual Fix a Leak Week March 17 to 23, 2014. Several WaterSense partners across the country have planned races that feature running toilets and sprinting sprinklers to illustrate what can happen when leaks get out of control.
Winners showcase industry-leading technology
The winners of the 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Awards have been selected and will be honored at a special ceremony on Jan. 22, 2014, during the world’s largest HVACR exposition and conference in New York City.