Company announces initiative to support clean water, sanitation in African countries
The Coca-Cola Co. and the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation recently announced a $3.5 million commitment to the U.S. Water Partnership (USWP) to advance sustainable water access in African countries facing the greatest clean water challenges.
Bea Perez, the company's chief sustainability officer, made the announcement at the Rio+20 Conference in Brazil, where participants worked to shape policy on global poverty reduction, social equity advancement and environmental protection.
NSPF’s online training course and handbook were created to help professionals understand and prevent waterborne illness
The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) launched the Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI) online training course and handbook, designed to help professionals understand and prevent waterborne illnesses.
ZeroWater is praising Maryland’s clean water initiatives
The state of Maryland recently passed legislation to provide more funding to improve the quality of the Chesapeake Bay, storm water pollution rates and improve wastewater treatment plants. These initiatives are all in response to deteriorating water quality, a problem that ZeroWater is helping consumers address with its advancements in water filtration.
Program will deliver clean drinking water to communities in need
Unilever, in partnership with Population Services Intl. (PSI), announced the launch of Waterworks, a not-for-profit program that will provide saf,e clean drinking water to communities in need around the world.
Waterworks, which operates through a Timeline application developed jointly with Facebook, will connect people with means directly with people and communities in need.
Anderson is committed to exploring new collaborations among AWWA headquarters and the 43 AWWA sections throughout North America
As the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE12) drew to a close, incoming President Charlie Anderson accepted the gavel and committed to exploring new collaborations among AWWA headquarters and the 43 AWWA sections throughout North America.
NGWA is holding the "Hydraulic Fracturing: Scientific and Technical Approaches to Protect Groundwater" forum June 27 in Columbus, Ohio
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) is holding a one-day forum entitled, "Hydraulic Fracturing: Scientific and Technical Approaches to Protect Groundwater," June 27 in Columbus, Ohio.
HaloKlear participated in the "Carry 5 Walk for Water" to raise money for Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Honduras and India
HaloSource, the parent company of HaloKlear, recently participated in the fifth annual “Carry 5 Walk for Water” in Seattle. The SeaKlear team was made up of 24 employees, eight children and eight dogs. The event raised a total of $35,000 for water projects in Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Honduras and India.
New Android apps and app training videos available from the National Swimming Pool Foundation
The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) announced that two of its service apps previously released for iPhone/iPad—the Pool Chemical Dosing App and the Saturation Index App—are both ready to download by Android smart phone users.
In addition, there are four training videos on YouTube to help service professionals that are using the Pool Service Manager App. While this app currently is available for iPhone or iPad platforms only, NSPF said an Android version will be available soon.
Gabe Austin will be responsible for enhancing relationships with Axeon's existing customer base
Axeon Water Technologies is expanding its sales force with the addition of Sales Representative Gabe Austin. He brings twelve years of water industry experience and expertise with a history of driving growth through increased distribution and new account development.
Austin will be responsible for enhancing relationships with Axeon’s existing customer base by providing product training, sales information and technical knowledge.
He received his degree in industrial technology from California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo.
Kunal Sangani was named the U.S. winner of the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Kunal Sangani of Fayetteville, N.Y., was named the U.S. winner of the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) during a ceremony last weekend in Boston.