$50 Million in Funding Awarded to Improve Water Efficiency, Conservation in the West

Source: 
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Deck: 

The funding will provide for water and energy efficiency programs in 12 Western states, as well as other water reclamation and reuse projects in California and Texas

As part of the Obama administration's continued effort to bring relief to Western communities suffering from the historic drought, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation will invest nearly $50 million to improve water efficiency and conservation in California and 11 other Western states.

Image: 
Publication Date: 
May 26, 2015

All’s Well That Ends Well

A few years ago, a realtor in central Pennsylvania eagerly showed a three-bedroom, “move-in-ready” bi-level home to a young couple who quickly met the offer and moved in. It turned out to be a costly mistake.  

Deck: 

Pennsylvania home receives water quality & energy efficiency overhaul

About The Author: 

John Vastyan, owner of Common Ground, is a journalist whose work focuses on the plumbing and mechanical, HVAC, geothermal and radiant heat industries. Vastyan can be reached at cground@ptd.net or 717.664.0535.

Publication Date: 
May 5, 2015
Issue Reference: 

California Governor Issues Mandatory Water Reductions

Source: 
Office of Gov. Edmund Brown Jr.
Deck: 

The goal of the executive order is to reduce the state's water usage by 25%

Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced actions that will save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water use, streamline the state's drought response and invest in new technologies that will make California more drought resilient.

Image: 
Publication Date: 
April 2, 2015
Home Page Slider
Slider Image: 
Slider Text: 

California Governor Issues Mandatory Water Reductions

Rotary Panel Discusses Water Quality in the Great Lakes

Source: 
Rotary Intl.
Deck: 

Panel of experts met to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the Great Lakes and addressing the global water crisis

Evanston, Ill.-based Rotary Intl., an international humanitarian service organization, hosted a free public panel discussion titled "Tap Into Lake Michigan: A Local Perspective on the Global Water Crisis," on March 31 to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation, protecting our Great Lakes and the ways to address the global water crisis.

The panel moderator, Debra Shore, commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, spoke about Chicago’s water history and the important role Lake Michigan plays in the city.

Publication Date: 
April 1, 2015

EPA Awards Puerto Rico $27 Million for Clean Water Projects

Source: 
U.S. EPA
Deck: 

The funds will be used to finance water quality protection and drinking water projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has allotted $27 million to Puerto Rico to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment. The funds will be used to finance water quality protection and drinking water projects.

Image: 
Publication Date: 
March 24, 2015
Home Page Slider
Slider Image: 
Slider Text: 

EPA Awards Puerto Rico $27 Million for Clean Water Projects

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation Begins April 1

Source: 
Wayland Foundation
Deck: 

Drought resiliency and energy savings through water conservation will be focus of fourth annual national awareness campaign

With at least 36 states facing water shortages this year, mayors across the country will be asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water and cut pollution by taking part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use across the nation—and in return residents can win a new Toyota Prius Plug-In, water-saving fixtures and hundreds of other prizes.

Image: 
Publication Date: 
March 20, 2015

Sustainable Success

There is a misperception among some in the business world that a company cannot be both cost conscious and environmentally conscious. A new wave of companies, including outdoor apparel retailer Patagonia and craft brewery New Belgium Brewing, however, are shattering the old notion that profitability and sustainability are mutually exclusive. The same movement is taking hold in the water treatment industry, according to Stuart Mann, sustainability certification supervisor for the Water Quality Assn. (WQA).

Deck: 

Water treatment companies see returns on investments in sustainability

About The Author: 

Larry Deutsch is director of communications for the Water Quality Assn. Deutsch can be reached at ldeutsch@wqa.org or 630.505.0160.

Publication Date: 
March 5, 2015
Company Reference: 
Issue Reference: 

MagneGas to Host World Water Day Summit

Source: 
MagneGas Corp.
Deck: 

Summit will unite diplomats, industry leaders and international organizations to advance innovations in clean water and sustainable development

MagneGas Corp. will host the UN World Water Day Summit on March 23, 2015, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City in partnership with the Jack Brewer Foundation and the U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace (USFMEP). This summit will give MagneGas the opportunity to introduce its sterilization system to industry leaders and international organizations to facilitate global expansion of the technology for the treatment of sewage and agricultural waters.

Image: 
Publication Date: 
February 23, 2015

The Role of UV in Industry

The food, beverage and brewing industries operate under exacting safety and quality standards. Any microbial contamination in the process can cause discoloration, affect flavor and shorten shelf life, not to mention create potential health risks for consumers. Effective microbial disinfection of the whole process is therefore essential.

Deck: 

UV disinfection’s many applications in the food & beverage sector

About The Author: 

Ken Kershner is regional director for Aquionics Inc. Kershner can be reached at ken.kershner@aquionics.com or 859.341.0710.

Publication Date: 
February 12, 2015
Activation Date: 
February 12, 2015
Company Reference: 
Issue Reference: 

H2Otel Challenge Continues to Encourage Water Savings

Source: 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Deck: 

WaterSense is encouraging hotels across the country to keep track of water usage

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program is continuing its H2Otel Challenge in 2015, encouraging hotels to assess, change and track their water use using best management practices. To date, 800 hotels have pledged to tackle projects throughout their properties that can improve water efficiency and performance while providing the highest-quality experience for guests.

Publication Date: 
February 12, 2015
Email Subscriptions