Australian Sustainability Week will be held Oct. 14 to 16 in Melbourne
Reed Exhibitions Australia, in association with Brooks Events and Inter-Water Events, is launching a new sustainability "mega event" in Melbourne, Australia.
For the first time, Australian Sustainability Week will showcase all aspects of sustainability, attracting more than 300 exhibitors and 8,000 industry professionals.
The event will:
The two organizations will document the water initiative happening in Wisconsin
The Water Council has formed a partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society to document the water initiative happening in Wisconsin, which they believe will shape the economic future for the state. It was decided that the significance of the water movement being spearheaded by the Water Council would one day be viewed as a part of Wisconsin’s history, and thus should be well documented now, while the individuals responsible for the council are still around and able to contribute to that process.
Californians call for investments in long-term solutions
Californians believe this year's record drought is the "new normal" and favor investments in long-term solutions over short-term fixes, according to a poll released by the California Water Foundation.
Toxic heavy metals found in drinking water wells next to coal ash dump in North Carolina
Waterkeeper Alliance released the results of a water testing investigation, first reported in an Associated Press (AP) Big Story. The AP story highlighted serious health issues among people living near three large coal ash disposal pits at Duke Energy’s Buck Steam Station, a retired coal-fired power plant on the Yadkin River in Rowan County, N.C.
John Donahue accepted the ceremonial AWWA gavel at ACE14
In an event at the conclusion of the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) in Boston in June, John Donahue, CEO of North Park (Ill.) Water District, accepted the ceremonial AWWA gavel and began his term as president.
The gavel passing ceremony was the culmination of a five-day conference that drew more than 11,000 water professionals and water technology providers to Boston.
There are many different technologies that can be used to reduce the level of contaminants in water. The two most common that are tested in the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) product testing laboratory are reverse osmosis (RO) systems and filters. This testing is used to provide independent third-party certification for these types of products.
Testing for RO Systems
The process for certifying POU & POE devices to NSF standards
First, a little history lesson: When the Web got rolling back in the ’90s, websites were extremely basic collections of interrelated documents.
Knowing your mobile Web options is key to crafting an online strategy
Frigid winter, late spring and delayed opportunity to swim in the pool cause cabin fever in the U.S.
One in three Americans — and more half of Americans in the Northeast and Midwest regions — said the long, brutal winter of 2014 caused their worst cabin fever in at least a decade, and the “cure” many are looking forward to is jumping in a swimming pool, according to a national Ipsos survey.
Months of heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures and gray skies may be causing more pronounced feelings of cabin fever. That first dip in the pool may be delayed by a cooler-than-usual spring.
The WaterSense program has helped consumers save 757 billion gal of water since 2006
Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the WaterSense program in 2006, WaterSense-labeled products have helped consumers save $14.2 billion in water and energy bills, and 757 billion gal of water, or the amount of water needed to supply all homes in the U.S. for 26 days.
Water provider secures top honor at ACE14
Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) won the 10th annual “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test. Second place in the competition was given to another Boston water utility — Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.