Tom Palkon No Longer Executive Director of WQA

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Water Quality Assn.
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Tom Palkon is no longer with the association, effective Sept. 4

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) announced that, effective Sept. 4, Interim Executive Director Tom Palkon is no longer with the association. The WQA board of governors named Palkon interim executive director following the departure of the association’s previous executive director, David Haataja. 

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September 10, 2014

CDC Launches Model Aquatic Health Code 1st Edition

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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The MAHC will help make swimming healthier and safer

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched the nation’s first voluntary guidelines based on science and best practices for improving health and safety at swimming pools and other aquatic venues: the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) 1st Edition.

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September 10, 2014

HaloPure, Eureka Forbes Provide Access to Drinking Water in Rural India

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Eureka Forbes Ltd.
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The companies will provide purifiers and funds to help increase access to drinking water

HaloSource has entered into a new partnership with Eureka Forbes. This relationship aims to support CSR projects in India and also contribute to HaloPure water purification product sales for HaloSource.

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September 8, 2014

Halosource Reports 24% Revenue Growth

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HaloSource Inc.
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Company’s drinking water business more than doubles revenue

HaloSource Inc. announced its trading update for the six-month period ending June 30, 2014, with total revenues for the period increasing by 24% to $7.3 million due to revenue growth across each segment of the business. The company’s drinking water business, a key component for future growth, delivered a particularly strong performance, more than doubling revenue.

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September 5, 2014

South African Water Utility Receives Stockholm Industry Water Award

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Stockholm International Water Institute
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eThekwini honored for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation

eThekwini Water and Sanitation, serving the Durban metropolitan area of South Africa, received the Stockholm Industry Water Award at a ceremony during World Water Week for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation.

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September 5, 2014

Water Experts to Gather at IWA World Congress

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International Water Assn.
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Congress delegates to call for the human right to water and sanitation to be expressly included in new UN Sustainable Development Goals

More than 5,000 water experts and industry professionals from approximately 90 countries will come together at the International Water Assn.’s (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 21 to 26, 2014, for five days of debate to identify and define new solutions to tackle the global water crisis.

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September 2, 2014

EPA Awards $100,000 for Water Quality Management in Arkansas

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EPA
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The funds will be used to conduct analysis of chemical samples of rivers, streams & lakes in Arkansas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $100,000 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for water quality management planning. The funds will be used to conduct analysis of chemical samples of rivers, streams and lakes in Arkansas.

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August 28, 2014

NGWREF Honors Groundwater Industry’s Emerging Leaders

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NGWA
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Six industry professionals chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference

The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) congratulated those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place Nov. 10 to 12, 2014 in Reston, Va.

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August 27, 2014

Safe & Sanitary

Clean water is crucial to health, and around the world, thousands of people die each day due to waterborne illnesses. The Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG) is an organization that implements WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programs around the world in an effort to reduce death and disease. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline recently spoke with Steve Werner of WASRAG to find out more about educating people on safe water and sanitation.

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Reducing waterborne disease around the world

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Steve Werner is a volunteer and WASH consultant for the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group. Werner can be reached at info@wasrag.org.

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August 27, 2014
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August 27, 2014
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HandyTrac Systems, WaterSignal Hire Senior Vice President

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HandyTrac Systems LLC, WaterSignal LLC
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Ken Miller has more than 30 years of experience in information technology

Ken Miller, an executive with more than 30 years of experience in information technology, has joined HandyTrac Systems LLC and Watersignal LLC as senior vice president.

HandyTrac Systems is one of the country’s largest key control companies with more than 3 million doors protected, and WaterSignal is an emerging company featuring a wireless system that transmits water usage date in real time to evaluate water efficiency and detects leaks as they happen.

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August 27, 2014