Acquisition marks Waterlogic's entry into the Australian water cooler market
Waterlogic Plc announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Cool Clear Water Group Ltd. (CCW). The acquisition marks Waterlogic's entry into the Australian water cooler market.
TalkingRain honored in the Small Companies category
TalkingRain has been recognized as the 2013 Company of the Year at the global beverage conference, the Beverage Forum. The Beverage Marketing Corp. and Beverage World magazine grant the award annually to recognize excellent performance in the beverage industry. TalkingRain was honored in the Small Companies category, which recognizes one organization with less than $1 billion in revenue.
Anheuser-Busch is providing 51,744 cans of water for use by relief workers and residents
Anheuser-Busch is providing 2,156 cases of emergency drinking water — or 51,744 cans — for use by relief workers and residents affected by the tornado in Oklahoma City and its surrounding suburbs.
Safe Water Network launches tablet-based water and health education campaign
Safe Water Network announced the launch of its tablet-based water and health education campaign designed to build awareness of and demand for safe water in rural communities. In one of the first applications of this technology in such a setting, the campaign uses multiple regional dialects and culturally specific marketing content to educate community members on the benefits of safe water and its link to good health.
USGS study shows nation's aquifers being drawn down at an accelerating rate
A new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) study entitled "Groundwater Depletion in the U.S. (1900-2008)" comprehensively evaluates long-term cumulative depletion volumes in 40 separate aquifers (distinct underground water storage areas) in the U.S., bringing together reliable information from previous references and new analyses.
Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Water For People
The Water Buffalos "Ride With Purpose” announced, in partnership with Klock Werks Kustom Cycles, its Water Buffalo Motorcycle Raffle for 2013. Ride With Purpose is raffling a 2010 Victory Cross Country motorcycle custom designed and built by world-famous bike builder Brian Klock. Klock is well known not only for his custom bikes and aftermarket parts, but also as a bit of a speed demon; he included all of this in his one-of-a-kind custom bike.
Project will provide statistical analysis of fixture use behavior using data sets from Aquacraft Inc.
The International Assn. of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) and the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) will jointly fund a research project using data provided by Aquacraft Inc. to update Hunter’s Curve for estimating water supply for residential applications using water-efficient fixtures.
The program is designed to provide independent water dealers with a competitive advantage
Canature North America Inc. announced the launch of the new Canature Professional Water Dealer Program. Designed to provide independent water dealers with a competitive advantage, the program offers a complete line of proprietary water softeners, whole-house filters, specialty systems and drinking water systems. The program offers protected territories plus a wide range of sales, technical and training support — all at competitive prices.
U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize state winners to attend the national competition in Portland, Ore.
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced the 2013 state winners of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP). WEF member associations (MAs) selected and will sponsor state winners and their science teachers to attend the national competition, hosted by the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Assn., June 14 to 15, 2013, in Portland, Ore.
Closures will protect drinking water sources on Yakama Reservation
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 10, has ordered two gas stations to close their underground injection wells to protect drinking water on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state. In separate settlements, the gas stations in Wapato and White Swan will pay $13,140 and $11,991 in federal penalties for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act.