AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.
Collaboration, business continuance and cross-device document usage are just a few of the reasons why I love having our company’s e-mail and office documents in the cloud. Cloud services such as Google Apps for Business and Microsoft 360 continue to improve their services and offer efficiencies across the board, making onsite e-mail servers and tape backups a thing of the past for an increasing number of companies. There is no company too large or too small to benefit from cloud services. I will go over some of the advantages and options with you here.
The benefits of cloud services for business
Company's first NSF-certified system will generate 32 kW of clean energy in city water infrastructure
Rentricity Inc. completed its first project in Nova Scotia, Canada, for Halifax Water.
The project included the deployment of its award-winning technology that efficiently recovers energy while managing pressure in water infrastructure, and is the first installation to include NSF/ANSI Standard 61-certified equipment. The Flow-to-Wire system captures excess pressure and flow within city or industrial gravity-fed water pipeline, converting it into clean energy for the electric grid or the customer's onsite facility use.
App is customized for each dealer, designed to support entire sales cycle
3M Purification Inc. introduced a new iPad sales app for its 3M Authorized Water Dealers, called the 3M Water Dealer Sales App.
“[The app] helps combine the brand power of 3M with the dealer’s own water quality expertise for a sophisticated, engaging and interactive sales experience,” 3M said in a statement. The tool was designed to help 3M dealer sales representatives educate homeowners about water quality issues, demonstrate products and communicate over the entire course of the purchase cycle.
AccuWeather’s customized forecasts for ETwater’s Web tool can help save water
Weather risk managament company AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions announced its collaboration with ETwater, a smart irrigation and water management solutions firm.
ETwater’s newly launched free Web tool will combine AccuWeather localized weather data with an array of soil, plant and environmental data to create optimized usage plans that replace manual estimates and equipment, which can help enterprises and individuals save money by reducing water usage.
The collaboration will support water technology startups in Ontario
BlueTech Research announced its collaboration with the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) by providing access to market intelligence resources through the BlueTech Research membership Insight Service.
The research firm said in a statement that the collaboration will “further accelerate the success of water technology companies in Ontario.”
When considering an integrated marketing program, or even looking for a powerful low-cost medium, e-mail marketing can be an effective and cost-efficient marketing vehicle. If you follow the five tips outlined below, you should expect more success in preventing your message from being blocked by spam filters, or worse, deleted or marked as spam by the “e-mail gatekeeper.”
Best practices for e-mail marketing compaigns
Are you planning to launch a new website soon? Many companies held off on building new websites through the recession and are now looking at quite a bit of “tech debt” on their old sites. Regardless of which platform you choose or which consulting firm you hire to build your new site, there are plenty of ways to do it wrong. As somebody who has been around the block a few times with website rebuilds (and has the grey hair to prove it), let me offer some words of advice.
Consider these 10 tips before redesigning your website
First, a little history lesson: When the Web got rolling back in the ’90s, websites were extremely basic collections of interrelated documents.
Knowing your mobile Web options is key to crafting an online strategy
Those are lyrics I sang countless times during my tenure as a Girl Scout. This mantra is a great life lesson for a school-age kid — especially one like me, who went to four different elementary schools. But as we sang the song at the end of each troop meeting, I certainly wasn’t thinking of all the ways this simple piece of advice could apply to my life — ways that extend far past the simple message of friendship.