The company’s booth number is 2421
Zurn Industries LLC will showcase an array of water-efficient, total building solutions at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Nov. 18 to 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The company’s booth number is 2421.
Rob Gledhill has been with the company for more than 25 years
Blue-White Industries announced that on Nov. 2, 2015, by unanimous vote of its board of directors, Rob Gledhill was elected to the position of company president.
Gledhill has been with the company for more than 25 years and has had experience in all phases of production and marketing. He is highly respected by employees, management, customers and vendors.
Gledhill was instrumental in the development and launch of Blue-White’s Pro-Series and Proseries-M lines of metering pumps and flowmeters.
New video case study features heat exchange project at National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Xylem’s Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand announced that it has expanded the content on its Bell and Gossett Solves It (BGSI) website. BGSI is an interactive site that features B&G projects and product information, and serves as an educational tool for customers and other industry professionals.
By extracting drinking water from earth's air, company's solar-powered technology provides inexpensive, abundant volumes
SunToWater Technologies LLC, a company that is readying the launch of a water-generation appliance to address global water shortages, won first prize in Singularity University's 2015 Impact Challenge to "positively impact the severe drought situation in California by leveraging new and exponentially growing technologies to increase water supplies available in California."
It is easy to be swayed by the erroneous notion that if the majority of people share a particular belief, it must be true. This phenomenon, which we all have encountered at one point or another, is known as a consensus fallacy or bandwagon fallacy.
Avoiding misconceptions about product standards & certification bodies
In October, the water contamination crisis in Flint, Mich., came to a head: The city conceded that its scheme to use the Flint River as its water source was a failure, and it decided to reconnect to Detroit’s municipal water system for the time being.
The switch to Flint River water was always meant to be temporary—the city plans to join a new regional water authority building a pipeline to Lake Huron. Although this interim measure was meant to save the city money in the long run, the toll on human health turned out to be too great, even in the short term.
Anthony Sellers will be responsible for all financial activities for North and South America
Grundfos Pumps Corp. has appointed Anthony Sellers as vice president of finance for the company’s Americas region. He will be responsible for all financial activities for North and South America and will report directly to president and CEO Duncan Cooper.
The Developing Nations Fund provides dollar-for-dollar matching grants for qualified projects in low-income, developing or third-world nations
The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) has awarded a total of $35,000 to five applicants for groundwater supply, and education and training projects in developing nations.
The NGWREF’s Developing Nations Fund provides dollar-for-dollar matching grants for qualified projects in low-income, developing or third-world nations as defined by The World Bank or some other equivalent international body, such as the United Nations.
Following are the grant awards:
Chris Jamieson previously served as vice president of backflow and valves
Watts Water announced that it has appointed Chris Jamieson as vice president of marketing. Previously he served as vice president of backflow and valves.
In his new role, Jamieson has responsibility for all functions involved in taking the Watts Water family of water solutions to market, including marketing strategy, market management, product training, communications and pricing.
Winter is nigh, and that means one thing in many regions: snow. While many dread the thought of winter snow due to the havoc it can cause in day-to-day life, snow is an important source of water in many areas—not least of which is drought-stricken California. In an effort to better understand snowmelt and its effects on soil and groundwater, Ryan Webb of Colorado State University led a study to measure soil wetting and drying dynamics. WQP Managing Editor Kate Cline recently caught up with Webb to learn more about the study and its implications for drought-affected regions.