Association awards the 2013 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Leila Karimi
The Intl. Desalination Assn. (IDA) has awarded the 2013 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Leila Karimi, a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Chemical Engineering Department, New Mexico State University (NMSU).
Course to focus on improving sustainability by integrating hybrid technologies with renewable energy
The Intl. Water Summit (IWS) will host an The Intl. Desalination Assn. (IDA) Desalination Academy course on "Integration of Hybrid Technologies with Renewable Energy to Improve the Sustainability of Water Desalination" and "Sustainable Operation with Advanced Membrane Filtration."
Awards recognize efforts in communities to protect public health and the environment
Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have contributed significantly to improving the environment and protecting public health in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight federally recognized Indian Nations. The period for the awards is 2013. EPA is now seeking nominations for this annual award. Winners will be honored at an awards ceremony in April 2014.
Léger Foundation and Global Medic hold bucket-drilling day to provide 1,000 water filters
Following the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, thousands of Filipino families are still homeless today, with no access to clean drinking water. "Our team of volunteers on the ground has already distributed water to over 10,000 people, but it's still far from being enough!
Donation will go towards the processing of clean drinking water
The international expert organization Derka, active in more than 50 countries, is making an initial Christmas donation of EUR 100,000 to UNICEF. Derka will also continue collecting money from customers and employees at 246 locations nationwide until Jan. 6 in order to top up the donation. This will ensure practical aid for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The sum will be used in water and hygiene programs for UNICEF emergency relief.
Thompson Pump employee recognized for lifetime achievement in manufacturing
Dale Conway, vice president of engineering, Thompson Pump & Mfg. Co. Inc., was awarded the Value-added Mfg. Alliance (VMA) ‘Manny’ Award and has been inducted into the VMA Hall of Fame. The ‘Manny’ Award recognizes an individual for lifetime achievement in manufacturing.
Andrea Hellenbrand and Gerald Logan will handle the Southeast and Midwest regions
Hellenbrand Inc. hired Andrea Hellenbrand as regional sales manager dedicated to developing the company’s customer base in the southeast. The company also hired Gerald Logan as regional sales manager responsible for the Midwest region.
Awards banquet recognized 82 different dealerships
Hellenbrand Inc., a water treatment equipment manufacturer, recently held its annual National Sales and Training seminar in Wisconsin Dells. Hellenbrand dealerships from across the U.S. were represented; Roger Seip with Freedom Personal Development provided a sales training presentation. The awards banquet recognized 82 different dealerships for outstanding softener sales, iron curtain sales and sales growth over the previous year.
New Texas location will help water-reliant businesses conserve resources, reduce expenses
Earthwise Environmental Inc. expanded to the Southwest, adding a customer support branch in Fort Worth, Texas.
The golf tournament will be held during the WQA Aquatech Annual Convention and Trade Show
Filtrex and HaloSource have committed to sponsoring the Wishing Well Intl. Foundation (WWIF)–Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) 2014 Golf Tournament to be held in Orlando on March 18, 2014 during the upcoming WQA Aquatech Annual Convention and Trade Show. The commitment was made at separate meetings during the recent Aquatech trade show in Amsterdam.￼￼￼￼￼