Chem-Aqua to distribute Nephros's ultrafilters in North America
Nephros Inc. and Chem-Aqua Inc., a wholly owned water treatment subsidiary of NCH Corp., announced that they have signed a non-exclusive distributor agreement for Chem-Aqua to distribute Nephros' ultrafilters (UF) in North America. Chem-Aqua is now beginning launch efforts, including scheduling training sessions and promoting UF to the hospital market.
Move allows increased production for new UV-Pearl UV-C LED disinfection system
To accommodate for its continued growth, ultraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Aquionics has moved to a new location in Erlanger, Ky. The new facility is close to the international airport, and allows the company to complete more of its manufacturing in house.
UNICEF to deliver 1,000 tons of chlorine across all 14 governorates in Syria
A large-scale operation is underway in Syria to secure safe water supplies for more than 10 million people — close to half the population, according to UNICEF.
The first four trucks, carrying 80 tons of sodium hypochlorite water chlorination supplies, crossed the Jordanian border into Syria on Feb. 3, heading for Homs, Aleppo, Hama and Idleb. Over the coming weeks, UNICEF will deliver 1,000 tons of chlorine to cities and communities across all 14 governorates in Syria.
The Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) Gold Seal product certification program continues to grow and expand to meet the needs of the industry. This is being accomplished while maintaining quality control procedures and customer service. Regulatory acceptance of Gold Seal certification has reached a new high with the addition of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program, which is now accepting the Gold Seal program for compliance of water coolers.
WQA prepares for new and ongoing ventures in 2013
Osborn will provide sales and technical services training and program guidance
Water-Right Inc. announced the addition of Kevin Osborn as regional sales manager for the New England region. Osborn holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has more than 11 years of experience in the water treatment industry.
“Busy until the last 10 minutes.” That is the short but revealing summation of WQA Aquatech USA given by one of the exhibitors who took part last year.
If you have not attended the industry’s essential annual gathering lately, now is the time to sign up for WQA Aquatech USA 2013 and find out just how much action and value awaits.
WQA Aquatech USA 2013 will be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis April 2 to 5. The exhibition will take place April 3 and 4.
WQA Aquatech USA 2013 promises many business opportunities
Most of the readers of this magazine are in a segment of the water treatment industry concerned with point-of-entry and point-of-use drinking water treatment. This market niche is supported by a prominent not-for-profit national organization as well as various regional and state organizations. There are several related organizations that water treatment professionals also may be members of, including those dealing with industrial boiler water, cooling water, groundwater, bottled water and municipal drinking water.
Industry associations provide a multitude of opportunities for businesses
As usual, when we rang in the New Year last month, new rules and regulations took effect — including several concerning the sale of bottled water.
The battle over bottled water can be quite divisive. Its proponents argue that it is a convenient and healthy way to stay hydrated. Its detractors argue that it is expensive and leads to more waste in landfills.
Scientists outline the results of tests on a 1.7-gram fragment of a Martian meteorite
Scientists at the University of Glasgow (Scotland), together with the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre and the Natural History Museum (London), have discovered the first evidence of water dissolving the surface of Mars.
In a paper published in the Meteoritical Society’s journal MAPS, the research team outlined the results of tests on a 1.7-gram fragment of a Martian meteorite known as Nakhla, which was provided by the Natural History Museum.
Company receives award at a water summit in Beijing
HaloSource Inc. was awarded Top 10 Best Component Supplier of the Year by HC360.com in China.
With almost 20 years' history, HC360 covers a variety of industries, including water treatment and purification in China. During the last several months, it has been organizing the annual water purification industry “Oscar” event. HaloSource, being nominated/voted by existing and prospective clients (Perfect, Honeywell, AO Smith and Qinyuan, to name a few) and reviewed by industry/technical experts, received this prize at a water summit in Beijing.