Watts Appoints New Outside Sales Manager

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Watts Water Technologies Inc.
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Guillermo Garcia will serve as an outside sales manager for Watts’ Water Quality Div.

Watts Water announced that Guillermo Garcia been appointed outside sales manager for the western region of Watts’ Water Quality Div.

Guillermo holds a CWS-III certification from the Water Quality Assn. and is a 13-year veteran of the water industry. Previously he served as an inside sales representative and provided customer service tech support for the western region, where he successfully secured and helped grow key Watts accounts.

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September 23, 2014

Henry ‘Hank’ Baski Receives NGWA’s Life Member Award

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National Ground Water Assn.
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Baski honored for his special service in the furtherance of the groundwater industry and NGWA

Henry “Hank” Baski, president of Baski Inc. of Englewood, Colo., received a Life Member Award from the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) for his special service in the furtherance of the groundwater industry and NGWA. The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

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September 22, 2014

NETL Releases Hydraulic Fracturing Study

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U.S. Department of Energy
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Study monitors a hydraulic fracturing operation in Greene County, Pa.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has released a technical report on the results of a limited field study that monitored a hydraulic fracturing operation in Greene County, Pa., for upward fracture growth out of the target zone and upward gas and fluid migration.

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September 22, 2014

Johnson Foundation at Wingspread Releases U.S. Freshwater Crisis Report

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The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread
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Paper will be released at WEFTEC in New Orleans

Since 2008, an alliance between leading businesses, farmers and environmental nongovernmental organization has worked to positively affect the way people use and consume water. Charting New Waters (CNW) — launched by the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread — will release its new report, “Navigating to New Shores: Seizing the Future for Sustainable and Resilient U.S. Freshwater Resources,” Sept. 29 at the Water Environment Federation’s annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans.

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September 19, 2014

Whitepaper Helps With Safe Water Drinking Act Compliance

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Flows.com
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The Flows.com whitepaper is available as an eBook

Water systems, utilities, facility managers and plumbers now have a guide to help in transitioning to new regulations enacted through the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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September 18, 2014

WQA Accepting Nominations for 2015 Leadership Awards

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Water Quality Assn.
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The call for nominations is open through Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Water Quality Assn. (WQA) members have an opportunity to nominate their peers for one of several awards recognizing individuals for their service to the water quality improvement industry.

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September 17, 2014

Novo Water Group Inc. Acquires WaterGroup Companies

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Novo Water Group Inc.
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Acquisition includes WaterGroup Inc. as well as WaterGroup Companies Inc. and Petwa Ltd.

Novo Water Group Inc. announced the acquisition of WaterGroup Companies from Culligan Intl. Co. Inc. The acquisition includes the U.S. operating company WaterGroup Inc., as well as Canadian entities WaterGroup Companies Inc. and Petwa Ltd. The transaction meets several key strategic objectives for both Culligan and Novo Water Group.

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September 17, 2014

Water Community Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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American Water Works Assn.
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Throughout September, water community will pay tribute to the contributions of Hispanic-Latino community

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the water community kicked off a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Throughout September, AWWA and its members will pay tribute to the many contributions the Hispanic-Latino community has made to the water community, the nation and the world.

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September 16, 2014

EPA Funding to Create New Water Innovation Centers

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U.S. EPA
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The University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to receive grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its commitment to improving America’s drinking water by providing more than $8 million to create two national centers for research and innovation in small- to medium-sized drinking water systems.

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September 15, 2014

WQA Announces Launch of Redesigned Website

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Water Quality Assn.
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Website redesign was WQA’s top strategic priority for 2014

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced the re-launch of its website, www.wqa.org. The newly revamped and redesigned site, which was WQA’s top strategic priority for 2014, features many enhanced tools and an improved user experience.

WQA Communications Director Larry Deutsch announced the official launch at the association’s annual Mid-Year Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va.

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September 12, 2014