U.S. Demand for Filters to Reach $14.8 Billion in 2018

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The Freedonia Group Inc.
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Replacement demand will account for the vast majority of filter sales

U.S. demand for filters will advance 3.6% annually to $14.8 billion in 2018, with replacement demand accounting for the vast majority of filter sales.

Publication Date: 
April 2, 2014

Global Children's Bottled Water Report Released

Source: 
Research and Markets
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Report reveals opportunities within the children segment to support strategic bottled water planning

Research and Markets announced the addition of the "Global Children's Bottled Water 2014 Report" report to its offering.

Increasing concerns over child obesity are providing opportunities for bottled water targeted at children to seize market share from other children's soft drink categories, many of which are criticized for high sugar and calorie content.

Publication Date: 
March 25, 2014

Breaking New Ground(water)

Many court decisions affecting the well water industry and groundwater resources were considered and decided in 2013. This article will cover some of the most important decisions from the past year.

Something Fishy

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Court cases help shape U.S. groundwater policies

About The Author: 

Margaret Martens is executive director of the Water Systems Council. Martens can be reached at mmartens@watersystemscouncil.org or 202.625.4387.

Jesse Richardson is lead land use attorney for the West Virginia University College of Law, and policy and research advisor for the Water Systems Council. Richardson can be reached at jessehokie@gmail.com.

Publication Date: 
March 21, 2014
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March 21, 2014
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Indian Bottled Water, Water Purifier Market Opportunities Published

Source: 
Research & Markets
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The market size of the Indian bottled water industry is expected to reach $2,442 million by 2017

Research & Markets added the "Sectoral Capsule-Indian Bottled Water & Water Purifier Market Opportunities" report to its offering.

Publication Date: 
March 12, 2014

EPA Awards Grants for Chemical Exposures, Brain Development Research

Source: 
EPA
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Research focuses on how exposure to chemicals affects the development of the brain

The U.S.

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February 13, 2014

California Pilot Program Helps Conserve Water

Source: 
Waterless Co. Inc.
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Pilot program allows users to see how their water use compares to their neighbors

In Northern California, a program to help reduce water consumption and use water more efficiently is proving to be more successful than anticipated.

Developed by the California Water Foundation (CWF) and the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) the pilot program allows users to see how their water use compares to neighbors living in similar homes and circumstances.

Publication Date: 
February 10, 2014

Trouble at the Tap

Many Americans, Asians and Europeans worry about the quality of their tap water; almost 40% of Americans participating in a new survey said they boiled or filtered their water before drinking it. That level of concern is a key trend in consumer attitudes toward the water they drink at home, work and leisure.

Bottled Water Binge

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Attitudes toward tap water lead consumers to search for treatment options

About The Author: 

David Noble is corporate communications manager for Blueblue AB. Noble can be reached at dn@bluewater.se.

Publication Date: 
February 6, 2014
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February 6, 2014
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Feeling the Fear

The year started off with big news in the water treatment industry. The chemical spill in West Virginia, which affected more then 300,000 people, topped national headlines for weeks in January. The “do not use” advisory lasted more then a week for portions of that population, forcing them to rely on bottled water for drinking, cooking and bathing for up to 10 days.

About The Author: 

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

Publication Date: 
February 6, 2014
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February 6, 2014
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Poland Spring Outsells Beverage Brands in Northeast

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Nestlé Waters North America
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Sales of Poland Spring brand water in the New York metropolitan area topped $506 million in 2013

New Nielsen data from 2013 of packaged beverage sales across retail channels indicate that Poland Spring brand water, the leading product of Nestlé Waters North America, is the best-selling beverage in the New York tri-state area. In addition, it is a bestseller across major Northeast markets, including Boston; Albany, N.Y.; and Hartford/New Haven, Conn.

Publication Date: 
February 6, 2014

Water Shortages Slow Energy Production Worldwide

Source: 
The World Bank
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Thirsty Energy initiative will help countries mitigate the impact of water scarcity on energy security

The World Bank is launching a new initiative at the World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, that will help developing countries better plan and manage scaling up energy capacity to meet rising demand, in tandem with water resource management.

Publication Date: 
January 22, 2014