Partnership for Safe Water Honors North Carolina Utility

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American Water Works Assn.
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City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department receives Directors Award of Recognition

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department received the Directors Award of Recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and associated partner organizations to guide water suppliers toward improving water quality by optimizing system operations.

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August 6, 2014

California Students Travel to Mexico on Water Project

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H2OpenDoors
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The high school students will travel to Central Mexico during Labor Day Week

H2OpenDoors, a project of the Peninsula Sunrise Rotary Foundation, based in Redwood City, Calif., will be taking an expedition of high school students and teachers to central Mexico during the week of Labor Day. According to Jon Kaufman, director of the project, four students and a teacher from Redwood High, and six students and a teacher from Woodside High will experience a soulful and inspiring journey, along with Rotarians and friends.

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August 5, 2014

Model Aquatic Health Code to Hold 2014 Conference

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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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The 2014 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8

The 2014 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Portland, Ore. The MAHC is a collaborative effort of public health, academia and industry working to protect individuals, families and communities from preventable waterborne diseases and injuries through evidence-based guidance. Its vision is “Healthy and Safe Aquatic Experiences for Everyone.” 

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August 5, 2014

Dow Water Academy to Host Free Seminar

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Dow
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Seminar will help professionals better understand the refinery water treatment industry

Dow Water Academy will be hosting a free all-day seminar on refinery water treatment Thursday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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July 30, 2014

WaterSense Revises Professional Certification Programs Labeling System

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WaterSense
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Benefits extended to all irrigation professionals certified by WaterSense-labeled programs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program released the final WaterSense Professional Certification Program Labeling System and three revised specifications for professional certification programs. Together, the program labeling system and revised program specifications are designed to:

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July 30, 2014

Modern Water Targets Latin America

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Modern Water plc
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Company launches Spanish language website

Modern Water plc launched a Spanish language version of its website for its customers across Latin America and Spain.

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July 29, 2014

WQA Seeks Speakers for Aquatech USA 2015

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WQA
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WQA is now accepting proposals for educational presentations

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is accepting proposals for educational presentations to be made at WQA Aquatech USA 2015. Each proposal must include a title, abstract, presenter contact information, session format and time required for the presentation. While original works are strongly preferred, topics modified from materials previously presented at other venues also will be considered. 

Speakers are being sought on the following topics:

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July 28, 2014

2014 World Aquatic Health Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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Speakers will share research on health benefits of swimming and how to reduce drowning

World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) organizers announced four keynote talks that will provide insights on the unknown benefits of aquatics. Nonprofit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) will host the 11th annual WAHC, which is slated for Oct. 8 to 10, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Portland, Ore.

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July 28, 2014

Four Experts to Deliver Keynotes at 2014 World Aquatic Health Conference

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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Speakers will share research on health benefits of getting in the water, how to reduce drowning and how to get more people swimming

World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) organizers announced four keynote talks that will provide insights on the unknown benefits of aquatics to the populations the industry serves. Nonprofit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) will host the 11th annual WAHC, which is slated for Oct. 8 to 10, 2014, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Portland, Ore.

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July 22, 2014

Seeking Water Safety

When it comes to drinking water safety, many new innovations are focused on emerging contaminants. One new testing method, however, focuses on something that has plagued drinking water for ages — contamination by fecal matter. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline recently spoke with Vladislav V. Yakovlev, developer of the technology, about the new testing method and its potential benefits. 

Kate Cline: Briefly describe the new detection method procedure. 

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A new method for detecting fecal matter in water

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Vladislav V. Yakovlev is professor for the departments of biomedical engineering and physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University. Yakovlev can be reached at yakovlev@bme.tamu.edu or 979.458.2326.

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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