AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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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.

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December 18, 2014

New Website Visualizes California Drought

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U.S. Geological Survey
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The interactive website allows visitors to understand the drought better

A newly released interactive California drought visualization website aims to provide the public with atlas-like, state-wide coverage of the drought and a timeline of its impacts on water resources.

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December 9, 2014

State of the Industry 2014

Keeping up with current industry trends and information is key to business success. With that in mind, WQP is pleased to bring you its eighth annual State of the Industry Report, which includes valuable information on the water treatment industry and its trends.

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An assessment of the water treatment industry

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December 1, 2014
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December 1, 2014
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A Positive Approach

As we close out the year, businesses are busy evaluating 2014 and planning and budgeting for 2015. Earlier this fall, we asked a random sampling of WQP readers to share their thoughts on the year past and the year ahead in our 2014 State of the Industry survey.

The results revealed an industry that faces many hurdles in the coming year, but is positive about the future.

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Kate Cline is managing editor of WQP. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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December 1, 2014
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December 1, 2014
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The Future of Bottled Water

In today’s on-the-go lifestyle, bottled water is a convenient, healthy hydration choice. The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) works not only to encourage Americans to make healthy choices, but also to advocate for its member companies when it comes to regulations affecting bottled water quality, sales, taxes and more. WQP Managing Editor Kate Cline recently caught up with Christopher Hogan of IBWA to learn more about the association’s current and future efforts.

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Christopher Hogan is vice president of communications for the International Bottled Water Assn. Hogan can be reached at chogan@bottledwater.org or 703.647.4609.
Kate Cline is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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October 29, 2014
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October 29, 2014
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Halosource Reports 24% Revenue Growth

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HaloSource Inc.
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Company’s drinking water business more than doubles revenue

HaloSource Inc. announced its trading update for the six-month period ending June 30, 2014, with total revenues for the period increasing by 24% to $7.3 million due to revenue growth across each segment of the business. The company’s drinking water business, a key component for future growth, delivered a particularly strong performance, more than doubling revenue.

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September 5, 2014

Water Safety Transforms Water Treatment Equipment Market

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Frost & Sullivan
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Increased importance of health and wellness supports strong growth in the market

Increased importance of health and wellness highlight water safety issues and support strong growth in the global residential and light commercial water treatment equipment (WTE) market. Strict enforcement of water quality standards and regulations supporting upcoming innovative water treatment procedures also drives the market. Currently, North America holds the largest market share.

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August 21, 2014

New Report Tracks Bottled Water Consumer Trends

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Packaged Facts
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Report finds that multicultural and Gen X consumers are most likely to drink bottled water

There are 60 million adults who consumed an average of at least one glass of bottled still water per day in the past seven days, and these consumers offer attractive possibilities for food and beverage marketers, according to findings published by market research publisher Packaged Facts in the report "

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August 12, 2014

California Water District’s Media Campaign Targets Outdoor Water Usage

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Santa Clara Valley Water District
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Campaign focuses on how to care for and maintain lawns during extreme drought

In the midst of exceptional drought conditions, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is launching a new summer advertising campaign. "Brown is the New Green" encourages residents to reduce their outdoor watering and let their lawns go a little brown this summer. Focusing on how to care for and maintain lawns during this extreme drought, the campaign highlights how a lawn can survive while saving a large amount of water.

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July 29, 2014

Into the Future

When people find out I am involved with the water treatment industry, there is one topic that almost always comes up: the ongoing drought in California and other states, and what is being done about it.

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Kate Cline is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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July 18, 2014
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July 18, 2014
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