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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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."
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.