Congress delegates to call for the human right to water and sanitation to be expressly included in new UN Sustainable Development Goals
More than 5,000 water experts and industry professionals from approximately 90 countries will come together at the International Water Assn.’s (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 21 to 26, 2014, for five days of debate to identify and define new solutions to tackle the global water crisis.
The funds will be used to conduct analysis of chemical samples of rivers, streams & lakes in Arkansas
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $100,000 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for water quality management planning. The funds will be used to conduct analysis of chemical samples of rivers, streams and lakes in Arkansas.
Six industry professionals chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference
The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) congratulated those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place Nov. 10 to 12, 2014 in Reston, Va.
Clean water is crucial to health, and around the world, thousands of people die each day due to waterborne illnesses. The Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG) is an organization that implements WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programs around the world in an effort to reduce death and disease. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline recently spoke with Steve Werner of WASRAG to find out more about educating people on safe water and sanitation.
Reducing waterborne disease around the world
Ken Miller has more than 30 years of experience in information technology
Ken Miller, an executive with more than 30 years of experience in information technology, has joined HandyTrac Systems LLC and Watersignal LLC as senior vice president.
HandyTrac Systems is one of the country’s largest key control companies with more than 3 million doors protected, and WaterSignal is an emerging company featuring a wireless system that transmits water usage date in real time to evaluate water efficiency and detects leaks as they happen.
Whether or not we would like to admit it, we are a competitive society. Competition surrounds us in everything we do, and we are always looking for ways to get an edge. It is involved even in simple, daily activities, such as driving your car when you are running an errand.
Certifying products helps differentiate them from the competition
Are you planning to launch a new website soon? Many companies held off on building new websites through the recession and are now looking at quite a bit of “tech debt” on their old sites. Regardless of which platform you choose or which consulting firm you hire to build your new site, there are plenty of ways to do it wrong. As somebody who has been around the block a few times with website rebuilds (and has the grey hair to prove it), let me offer some words of advice.
Consider these 10 tips before redesigning your website
Protecting the quality and safety of our nation’s drinking water is an important and never-ending task. NSF Intl., a global independent public health organization, works with government, industry and consumer groups to make sure harmful contaminants and chemicals are not added to drinking water.
New standards ensure protection against tampering & emerging contaminants
In this age of fad diets and fitness crazes, there is one piece of health advice that everyone can agree on: Drink more water.
Proper hydration is key to good health, and with all the worries about growing obesity rates, no beverage is better for hydration than plain old, calorie-free water.
Reggie Medlin joins ProSystems as factory representative for the Mid-Atlantic region
ProSystems has added more veteran leadership with Reggie Medlin joining the company as factory representative for the Mid-Atlantic region. A former plumber, Medlin will be responsible for sales in Georgia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and will report directly to Eddie Garmon, Aquion executive vice president — business development