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.
Offered in eight languages, Grundfos News goes out to 60,000 subscribers and counting
Grundfos is now delivering a new and improved newsletter, Grundfos News, to thousands of subscribers. The global pump manufacturer has rethought and improved the design, usability and content of its external newsletter.
The newsletter offers case studies, technical know-how, market trends and product news.
The Social Stock Exchange showcases businesses that have a social impact to potential investors
HaloSource renewed its membership in the London Social Stock Exchange (SSE), a London-based platform that showcases businesses that have a social impact to potential investors. The aim of the SSE is to provide potential stakeholders with the information they need to identify and compare those organizations that deliver value to society and the environment.
New publication features tips to promote efficient water softening practices
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is promoting environmental stewardship and resource conservation with the release of a new pocket-sized booklet for consumers and water treatment professionals. Designed to be durable as well as portable, “Getting Smart with Softeners” features guidance and tips intended promote efficient water softening practices.
The association will promote a global understanding, development and use for forward osmosis
The International Forward Osmosis Assn. (IFOA) was officially launched and will promote forward osmosis technology throughout industry and academia. This new global association was the brainchild of four founding members: Modern Water, Hydration Technology Innovations, Trevi Systems and Porifera.
Dieter Sauer will oversee and direct all operations in Grundfos’ water utility division
Grundfos appointed Dieter Sauer as president and general manager of its water utility business, which is headquartered in Aurora, Ill. In this position, Sauer will oversee and direct all operations in Grundfos’ water utility division, including the company’s newly opened service center.