Students Receive Online Aquatic Engineering Degree

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Keiser University
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Keiser University's eCampus program broadens scope of understanding on pool-related issues

Four industry professionals who work in different aspects of the pool/spa industry in the U.S. and Singapore received the first university degree specific to the pool and spa industry. Keiser University eCampus conferred the Associate of Science in aquatic engineering degree on Wendy Purser, Cynthia Burdett, Martha Galan and Terence Lei this summer. The graduation was held at the Fort Lauderdale Performing Arts Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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August 29, 2013

Nine U.S. Cities May Have Water Emergencies in 2013

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Waterless Co. Inc.
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Nine urban areas in the U.S. are under "exceptional drought" conditions

Based on data released earlier this month by the U.S. Drought Monitor, nine urban areas in the U.S. are under "exceptional drought" conditions and may experience widespread crop damages, even more severe water restrictions, and water emergencies in coming months.

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August 28, 2013

Atlantic Ultraviolet Corp. Celebrates 50 Years

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Atlantic Ultraviolet Corp.
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Company’s discoveries and improvements have been awarded numerous U.S. patents

When Atlantic Ultraviolet Corp. was founded in 1963, the use of ultraviolet (UV) light fixtures and equipment to eradicate bacteria, mold and viruses in water and air was in its infancy. This enabled the company to be at the forefront of developing more efficient ways to utilize this technology. One such discovery, which is still available today, was the 1970s design of the Sanitron UV water purifier.

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August 28, 2013

WaterGroup to Host Events in September

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WaterGroup
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WaterGroup is hosting a training event and the grand opening of its world headquarters

WaterGroup will host two major events in September. The first is WaterGroup University, a two-day training event held in Cambridge, Ontario on Sept. 10 to 11. This training session is exclusively for dealers seeking more education and knowledge about system design, valves and troubleshooting. Both WaterGroup and Fleck products will be featured prominently during the event. The first day will focus specifically on residential applications while the second day will emphasize commercial systems.

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August 27, 2013

BrassCraft Names New Sales Manager

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BrassCraft Mfg Co.
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Wade Long will be the new sales manager for BrassCraft’s southern region

BrassCraft Mfg. Co. hired Wade Long as sales manager, southern region. Long is a 21-year sales veteran and joins BrassCraft from Sioux Chief Mfg., where he was national sales manager. He will be based in Kansas City, Kan.

Wade will be replacing Steve Adams, senior director, wholesale sales, who will be retiring.

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August 26, 2013

Texas Homeowners to Learn to Be Drought Resistant

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The Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair
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Homeowners will be educated on water solutions at The Texas Roundup

At the 13th annual Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair (The Roundup) David Foster, state director of Clean Water Fund will take on water issues and offer some solutions. Fair goers will find several other speakers and a panel of representatives from universities, land management organizations and business leaders addressing the topic: Saving Water Inside and Outside Your Home and in Your Community.

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August 26, 2013

Grundfos Extends Lease on Olathe Facility

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Grundfos
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Extension gives the company time to develop and implement plans for a permanent space

Grundfos secured a five-year extension on its facility in Olathe, Kan., which serves as headquarters for the company’s U.S. sales force.

The extension will give the company, a manufacturer that employs more than 250 people in the Kansas City area, the time it needs to develop and implement plans to build a more permanent space in Johnson County.

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August 15, 2013

Watts Water Technologies Appoints New President

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Watts Water Technologies Inc.
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Suellen Torregrosa previously served as president of Milton Roy Co.

Suellen Torregrosa joined Watts Water Technologies Inc. as president, Americas. Torregrosa previously served as president of Milton Roy Co. from November 2011 to June 2013. Milton Roy Co. is a global manufacturer of controlled volume (metering) pumps and related equipment. Torregrosa was appointed president of Milton Roy when it was owned by United Technologies Corp. and continued to serve as president through its sale to a private equity group in December 2012.

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August 15, 2013

CDC, Olympic Champion Team Up for Healthy Swimming

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CDC
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Amanda Beard and CDC encourage everyone to take steps to protect themselves while swimming

Olympic medalist and mom Amanda Beard and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are teaming up to encourage everyone to take steps to protect themselves and their families and friends while swimming.

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August 14, 2013
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Purple Heart Veteran Receives Home Renovation

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Kinetico
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Kinetico donates water purification system to home renovation efforts

Kinetico Inc. partnered with Designing Spaces to support the donation and renovation of a home for Purple Heart veteran Pfc. Jeffery Taylor, his wife and three children. Kinetico water treatment products were contributed to improve the water quality in their home. The renovation will be revealed during a three-part television series, Designing Spaces of Hope — Project Homeward Bound, which airs Sept. 25 to 27, 2013, on Lifetime Television.

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August 14, 2013
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