Mike Barone has close to 25 years of direct industry experience
Canature added Mike Barone as the new northeastern U.S. sales manager. Barone will work with Murray Donahoe, who is transitioning to an inside customer service role, to add new business as well as provide a continued high level of support for Donahoe’s existing customers.
Zurn Pex Inc. receives Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes
Zurn Pex Inc. received the “Partners of Choice” Award from Houston-based David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately held homebuilder. This award is the culmination of David Weekley Homes’ interactive evaluation program of its suppliers. Zurn Pex Inc. is among the first rough plumbing companies to receive this award.
City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department receives Directors Award of Recognition
The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department received the Directors Award of Recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and associated partner organizations to guide water suppliers toward improving water quality by optimizing system operations.
The high school students will travel to Central Mexico during Labor Day Week
H2OpenDoors, a project of the Peninsula Sunrise Rotary Foundation, based in Redwood City, Calif., will be taking an expedition of high school students and teachers to central Mexico during the week of Labor Day. According to Jon Kaufman, director of the project, four students and a teacher from Redwood High, and six students and a teacher from Woodside High will experience a soulful and inspiring journey, along with Rotarians and friends.
The 2014 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8
The 2014 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) will take place Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Portland, Ore. The MAHC is a collaborative effort of public health, academia and industry working to protect individuals, families and communities from preventable waterborne diseases and injuries through evidence-based guidance. Its vision is “Healthy and Safe Aquatic Experiences for Everyone.”
Seminar will help professionals better understand the refinery water treatment industry
Dow Water Academy will be hosting a free all-day seminar on refinery water treatment Thursday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Benefits extended to all irrigation professionals certified by WaterSense-labeled programs
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program released the final WaterSense Professional Certification Program Labeling System and three revised specifications for professional certification programs. Together, the program labeling system and revised program specifications are designed to:
WQA is now accepting proposals for educational presentations
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is accepting proposals for educational presentations to be made at WQA Aquatech USA 2015. Each proposal must include a title, abstract, presenter contact information, session format and time required for the presentation. While original works are strongly preferred, topics modified from materials previously presented at other venues also will be considered.
Speakers are being sought on the following topics:
Speakers will share research on health benefits of swimming and how to reduce drowning
World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) organizers announced four keynote talks that will provide insights on the unknown benefits of aquatics. Nonprofit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) will host the 11th annual WAHC, which is slated for Oct. 8 to 10, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Portland, Ore.