GE honored for its significant contributions to the development of the international water sector
GE was named Water Company of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards. The award recognizes the water company that made the most significant contribution to the development of the international water sector in 2013.
GE representatives accepted the award at a dinner earlier this month in Paris during Global Water Intelligence’s Global Water Summit 2014.
Throughout 2013, GE introduced several products and provided advanced water treatment solutions for numerous projects across the globe.
The company’s water conditioner has been utilized since 1964 to prevent scale and corrosion
Superior Mfg. Corp. in Fort Wayne, Ind., is celebrating its 50th year. Its chemical-free Superior Water Conditioner has been utilized since 1964 to prevent scale and corrosion in more than 400 different types of application ranging from small icemakers and coffee machines to large cooling towers and high-pressure process steam boilers.
Company donates 5% of every Earth Day sale to charity: water
All Dreamstime subscription sales made on Earth Day resulted in a donation from Dreamstime of 5% of the sale price directly to charity: water for its global initiatives that seek new ways to access and purify water. Dreamstime also offered a one-day 15% price reduction on all of its subscription services, which range from one week to one year in length. A Dreamstime subscription provides users with a certain number of daily downloads from its library of 22.8 million images.
The grant will buy a water purifier and generator to bring drinking water to 3,000 people
A $14,500 grant from the Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) clears the way for the Rotary Club of Legazpi in Albay province, the Philippines, to buy a water purifier and generator that will bring drinkable water to an estimated 3,000 people in the Utap area of Tacloban City, one of the areas hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last November.
Giorgio Armani, Green Cross partnership supports projects in Sri Lanka, Ivory Coast, Senegal
Giorgio Armani is expanding its Acqua for Life campaign in partnership with Green Cross Intl. (GCI) for the fourth consecutive year, targeting water-scarce communities in West Africa, Latin America, and, for the first time, the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka in 2014 to roll out sustainable drinking water systems that will benefit thousands of people.
The World Aquatic Health Conference, now in its 11th year, will take place in Portland, Ore.
Early registration is now available for the World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), offering a $50 savings for people who register by June 1. The two-day event is slated for Oct. 8 to 10, 2014, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Portland, Ore., one of the city’s first sustainable hotels. Academic, industry and government experts will come together to share how we can keep pools open and safer, and remove barriers to healthier living through aquatics.
The seminar will go through live work on completing the Water Quality badge
The Water Quality Assn.'s (WQA) Modular Education Program (MEP) Level 1 Workshop will take place on Thursday, May 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the WQA headquarters in Lisle, Ill. Using the new MEP, which employs the Learning Experience Manager (LEM), the seminar will go through live work on completing the Water Quality badge. Attendees must bring their own computers and hardness test kits. They will be completing 99% of the first tasks required to earn the first Water Quality badge.
Application deadline for NWRI-AMTA membrane technology fellowships is Sunday, June 1, 2014
The American Membrane Technology Assn. (AMTA) and the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) announced a call for nominees for the NWRI-AMTA Fellowships for Membrane Technology. The deadline for application is Sunday, June 1, 2014.
The plan provides a blueprint for protecting public health and the environment across the country
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its fiscal year (FY) 2014 to 2018 Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint for advancing EPA’s mission to protect public health and the environment across the country.