The expanded partnership is designed to better predict wildfires and monitor drought from space
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman announced an expanded partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) designed to better protect America's working lands, predict and prevent natural disasters, and inspire young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and agriculture.
The business park is under construction adjacent to the Global Water Center
The city of Milwaukee has been awarded a $1 million state grant for the development of Reed Street Yards, a water technology business park now under construction adjacent to the Global Water Center.
In addition, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) has agreed to provide up to $2 million in state tax credits to Rexnord Corp. to support the company’s relocation of its Zurn Industries subsidiary to Reed Street Yards. The relocation is expected to create 120 new jobs.
Mike Joulakian was presented the award in May
Mike Joulakian, founder and CEO of Osmosis Technology Inc., was recognized with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in May 2015.
Joulakian was selected out of thousands of nominations from across the country as an American citizen who represents a life dedicated to creating a better world based on his integrity, passion, gravitas, and humanitarian and ethnic heritage fostering tolerance and preserving diversity. The award recognizes Joulakian’s accomplishments, patriotism, humanitarianism and contributions.
The company transported 300,000 bottles of water
Canada Cartage and its employees Paul Hanson, Upkhar Dhaliwal, Tom Burley and Everol Daley came together on June 24 to support Project Water, an Engage and Change initiative, founded by Jody Steinhauer. The program supplies bottled water to hundreds of front-line relief organizations in the Greater Toronto Area in an effort to fight the number of deaths caused by dehydration. More homeless people are at risk of dying of dehydration in the summer months than from exposure in the winter.
The headquarters was moved to La Palma, Calif.
HydroNovation recently completed the relocation of its headquarters from San Francisco to La Palma, Calif. The company has resided in San Francisco since its inception in 2008.
HydroNovation’s expansion, as well as consolidation of business units, elicited the move.
“The move has allowed us to expand our laboratory and bring our team under one roof, increasing efficiencies and allowing for future growth,” said Bruce Stump, president of HydroNovation.
The campaign has raised more than $2.7 million from 95 supporters
Donations to the Water Quality Research Foundation's (WQRF) Investing In Your Future Campaign will be accepted through Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
The webinar will be held Tuesday, July 7
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) will host a free webinar designed to help participants get acquainted with WQA's Modular Education Program (MEP). Webinar participants will learn how to avoid common stumbling blocks and how to navigate the MEP environment.
Gene Koontz accepted the ceremonial gavel at the conclusion of AWWA ACE15
Before a packed plaza outside the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center, Gene Koontz of Harrisburg, Pa., accepted the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) ceremonial gavel and began his one-year term as president.
The company also has introduced a new blog
BatterUp! Productions, a marketing agency for the aquatics industry, has launched a new website, www.batterupproductions.com.
“We wanted a fresh, appealing and easy-to-navigate website with the right content that helps visitors visualize how we can help support their organizational goals,” said Laurie Batter, founder of BatterUp! Productions.
The website features an area specifically for dealers
Hydrotech announced the launch of the company’s newly redesigned website.
The website features a clean design with easy navigation and accessible information. New product information and manuals are available in the products section, where products are separated by product lines. The dealer protected area allows Hydrotech dealers to access marketing material, online product order forms and more.