Volunteers Needed for Rainwater Runoff Study

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AbrahamRoofing.com
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Runoff samples needed from houses in Port Townsend, Wash., with roofs made with composite material

A storm water runoff study is being sought by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center. The center is working alongside University of Washington Center for Urban Waters (UW) scientists who want to study the toxic chemicals that run from roofs.

Center personnel have been seeking roofs from houses that have been built or otherwise reroofed with composite roofing material. The houses should have been roofed in the last three years and ought possess metal rain gutters to keep the study consistent.

Publication Date: 
July 30, 2013

PQWA Releases Event Schedule

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PQWA
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PQWA will host a summer barbecue and its 56th convention and tradeshow

On Aug. 9, the Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PQWA) will be hosting a barbeque in San Diego, where members can join colleagues in the water improvement industry for lunch and an industry update. The barbeque will be held at the CRH California Water/Halls Culligan from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Publication Date: 
July 24, 2013

Illinois Legislators Tour Grundfos' Aurora Facility

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Grundfos
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The facility is devoted to the production, service and distribution of wastewater technology 

Illinois state Reps. Stephanie Kifowit, Tom Morrison and Ron Sandack visited Grundfos’ campus in Aurora, Ill., to tour the global pump manufacturer’s Water Utility Center, a warehouse and manufacturing facility devoted to the production, service and distribution of technology for the municipal wastewater market.

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Publication Date: 
July 24, 2013

Thompson Pump Promotes Sales Manager

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Thompson Pump
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Bobby Zitzka will oversee the corporate sales team 

Thompson Pump promoted Bobby Zitzka to the role of sales manager. Zitzka will oversee the corporate sales team, including national accounts, international sales, municipal sales and the inside sales department based in Port Orange, Fla.

Prior to his promotion, Zitzka had served as the branch manager of Thompson's Orlando, Fla., branch since 2002. There he received numerous awards, including Branch Manager of the Year, Excellence in Leadership, Outstanding Achievement and several Safety Awards.

Publication Date: 
July 23, 2013

Spring Water Brand Hydrates Chicago Runners

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Nestle Waters North America
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Ice Mountain teams up with marathon runner Josh Cox to hydrate half-marathon participants

Ice Mountain Brand 100% natural spring water helped keep runners hydrated as the official bottled water sponsor of the XSport Fitness Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality. Runner Josh Cox joined the Ice Mountain team in Chicago to motivate first-time and seasoned runners.

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July 23, 2013

Groups Urge White House to Make Water a National Priority

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American Clean Energy Agenda
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American Clean Energy Agenda submits executive order to shift the U.S. to clean energy future

A detailed executive order making water a major national priority and moving the nation to a clean energy future was submitted to the White House for the consideration of President Obama.

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July 22, 2013

Aquionics Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

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Aquionics Inc.
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Brian Grochowski will be responsible for increasing the UV disinfection company’s presence

Aquionics named Brian Grochowski as its new regional sales manager. In his new position, Grochowski will be responsible for increasing the ultraviolet disinfection company’s presence in the industrial market for the eastern U.S.

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Publication Date: 
July 18, 2013

WQA Calls for 2014 Leadership Awards Nominations

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WQA
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Call for nominations is open through Sept. 17, 2013

Calls for nominations for the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) 2014 Leadership Awards are now open. Each year WQA recognizes individuals in the water quality improvement industry. Winners are selected from nominations submitted by WQA members, and every member is eligible to nominate or be nominated.

The eight award categories are:

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Publication Date: 
July 17, 2013

Stakool Inc. Announces Intent to Buy Water Company

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Stakool Inc.
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Company enters into a letter of intent to buy Indian Hills Spring Water LLC

Stakool Inc. entered into a letter of intent (LOI) to buy Indian Hills Spring Water LLC, of Murphy, N.C. The source is a "natural free-flowing spring" in the mountains of North Carolina and is gravity fed to the bottling facility. It is 100% drinkable without any filtration thus providing the perfect "raw water."

Publication Date: 
July 16, 2013

West Europe Water Cooler Market Records 2.78 Million Units in 2012

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Zenith Intl.
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According to a Zenith Intl. report, there has been a major shift in the types of machine used

The western Europe water cooler market, which scarcely existed 25 years ago, climbed to a record 2.78 million units installed at the end of 2012, according to a new report from the sector’s specialist consultancy, Zenith Intl.

Publication Date: 
July 15, 2013
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