Waterlogic Names New Lead of U.S. Operations and Head of CoolerSmart

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Waterlogic USA
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Waterlogic USA President & CEO Sergio Leymarie is now in charge of all U.S. operations, and Dave Luckner will head the CoolerSmart team as executive vice president while continuing his role as CFO of Waterlogic USA

Waterlogic Plc, a designer, manufacturer and global distributor of point-of-use (POU) drinking water purification and dispensing systems, recently announced expanded roles for key executives in North America.

The appointments further align the U.S. management team at the company’s U.S. subsidiaries, namely Waterlogic USA, Innowave and CoolerSmart. 

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July 27, 2012

WQA Developing Electrochemical Demineralization Standards

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These systems show promise as a salt-free alternative to water softeners

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is currently developing a certification standard for electrochemical demineralization treatment. These systems show promise as a salt-free alternative to water softeners, according to the WQA.

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July 26, 2012

WQA Offering Industrial Webinars, Recertification

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WQA
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WQA's newest webinars are geared toward elevating service personnel for industrial treatment

The Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) new Web-based industrial water treatment education program launched earlier in July and is designed to help companies raise their service personnel from doing only mechanical repair to understanding the interdependency of complex multi-stage treatment components and determining and meeting customer goals in the field.

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July 25, 2012

Lawsuit Filed to Clean Up Florida's Caloosahatchee River

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Earthjustice
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Algae outbreaks ruining river, drinking water plant and quality of life, according to Earthjustice

On behalf of Florida Wildlife Federation, Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida, Earthjustice filed suit today in federal court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers because the agency is allegedly repeatedly violating water protection laws in southwest Florida’s Caloosahatchee River.

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July 24, 2012
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Lawsuit Filed to Clean Up Florida's Caloosahatchee River

Craft Brewers to Explore Water & Energy Savings at Chicago Conference

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Market Watch
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Craft brewers will convene in Chicago in October to learn about water quality, water conservation and alternative energy systems

Craft brewers will convene in Chicago Oct. 4­ and 5 to learn about water quality, water conservation and alternative energy systems, with presentations by industry experts and speakers donating their time and expertise. The fifth Great Lakes Water Conservation Conference will be held at the Goose Island Wrigleyville Pub, 3535 N. Clark, Chicago, Ill., sponsored by Briggs of Burton Inc., The Goose Island Beer Co., The Louis Glunz Beer Co. and S. S. Steiner Inc.

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July 24, 2012

Senate Passes Bill to Provide Medical Care for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Survivors

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U.S. Senate passes bill to provide medical coverage for Camp Lejeune survivors of the alleged largest water contamination incident in U.S. history

In response to the decades-long efforts of Sgt. Jerry Ensminger, a retired U.S. marine drill sergeant of 24 years, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will provide medical care for the estimated 200,000 people who lived on the military base Camp Lejeune during the three decades when water on the base was allegedly poisoned by cancer-causing chemicals. His popular campaign on Change.org gained more than 135,000 signatures in less a month.

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July 23, 2012

China Forum Looks to Increase Industry Presence in Asia

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The India Task Force will gather again Aug. 8 in Chennai, India

Industry leaders, including Water Quality Assn. (WQA) President Dar Watts, attended the Aquatech China Tradeshow this summer, according to WQA. The association hosted a member forum during the show aimed at growing membership, product certification and professional education in the world's second biggest economy. The result may be the creation of a formal task force, such as the body operating in India.

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July 20, 2012

Eco-Labeling Program to be Available Later This Year

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The WQA's eco-labeling program is currently being reviewed by outside stakeholders and is still on track to be available later this year

According to the Water Quality Assn. (WQA), its eco-labeling program—which will allow companies to show consumers that their products are certified as sustainable—is currently being reviewed by outside stakeholders including retailers, regulatory agencies and academia. The program remains on track to be available later this year.

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July 19, 2012
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Nelsen Corp. Hires Terry Heckman

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Nelsen Corp.
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Heckman was past president of the Pacific Water Quality Assn.

Nelsen Corp. recently appointed Terry Heckman to western regional sales manager. In his new role, Heckman’s responsibilities are to lead and coordinate sales efforts and further current dealer development in the company's Arizona location, as well as to create and execute the strategy to further strengthen sales and market share in the western region.

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July 19, 2012

Call for Nominees to Participate in EPA Technical Workshop on Importance of Water to U.S. Economy

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Industrial Economics is seeking nominees from private and public sectors to attend and participate in a technical workshop

On behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Industrial Economics Inc. is seeking nominees from both the private and public sectors to attend and participate in a technical workshop that will seek independent input on water’s contribution to the U.S. economy, current capabilities to analyze and estimate this contribution and the steps necessary to improve our understanding of water’s economic contributions.

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July 17, 2012
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