Michael Hwang was honored for his contributions in water reliability and quality
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) named Michael Hwang the Membrane Young Professional of the Year. Hwang was presented this award at AWWA and the American Membrane Technology Assn.’s 2014 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas.
RainSoft will focus efforts on its dealership program and meeting with prospective new dealers
For the second consecutive year, RainSoft (booth #227) will focus efforts on its dealership program and meeting with prospective new dealers at WQA Aquatech USA 2014, scheduled for March 18 to 20 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
DW&PS announces 2014 in-booth presentation schedule
Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) has announced its in-booth presentation schedule for WQA Aquatech USA 2014. Stop by booth #859 to learn first-hand about the latest developments in reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, ion exchange resin and fine particle filtration.
In-booth presentation schedule:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Partnership will provide sustainable water systems in Rwanda, Honduras, Peru, Guatemala and Malawi
Water For People and Toms announced a strategic partnership to provide safe drinking water in developing countries. With an estimated 1.8 billion people living without access to safe drinking water, this partnership will help to support sustainable water systems that are locally run, built and maintained to last for generations.
Zurn renews its commitment to water efficiency and sanitation in honor of World Plumbing Day
Zurn Industries LLC joined plumbing organizations and their members in recognizing World Plumbing Day (March 11, 2014) with a renewed pledge to continue offering solutions that achieve significant water efficiency and sanitary water environments.
The World Plumbing Council established World Plumbing Day to promote the role of plumbing in improving public health and safeguarding the environment. The organization’s website says, “Plumbing is an integral part of human history and its future.”
EPA approves Mexel 432/0 water treatment technology to address biofouling
Owners and operators of large once-through and recirculating cooling water systems now have a new tool to address efficiency losses and fouling in their water circuits and heat exchangers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved these expanded uses for the Mexel 432/0 water treatment technology to address biofouling, in addition to its capabilities to combat corrosion, scale and sedimentation.
Drinking water restored to more than 183,000 people ahead of the rainy season
Just ahead of the onset of the rainy season, which increases the risk of waterborne diseases like cholera, UNICEF and its partners have restored safe, chlorinated drinking water for more than 183,000 displaced people across the Central African Republic (CAR).
Personnel changes will help expand the association’s international presence
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced two personnel changes that are intended to expand the association’s international presence and educational programming.
The social media webinar will take place Wednesday, March 12
Water Quality Products magazine and Applied Management Group Inc., will be sponsoring a webinar on the dos and don’ts of social media, Wednesday, March 12, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST. Social media is not just a new way of marketing — it is a new way of working. Whether dealers are developing a sales lead or a customer lead, they need to be continuously connecting.
Key staff member relocates to Brussels to better serve needs around the globe
The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) will relocate Silvia Uribe, international business manager, to Europe from the U.S. office in Colorado Springs, Colo., effective March 17, 2014, to better support mission-focused training around the world. Pool and spa professionals from more than 81 countries have taken NSPF training courses. At this time, NSPF has more than 120 instructors outside the U.S. who teach with NSPF materials.