For All the Right Reasons

More confidence in your employees. Stronger work relationships. Faster preparedness of new staff. Fewer errors in the field.

If these are goals you would like to achieve in your company, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) is introducing an effective way to meet them — and it is a way that has already been proven.

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How WQA’s mentoring program helps businesses meet goals

About The Author: 

John Hoffman, J.D., is communications consultant for the Water Quality Assn. Hoffman can be reached at john.hoffman@wqa.org or 630.505.0160.

Tanya Lubner is director of education and certification for the Water Quality Assn. Lubner can be reached at tlubner@wqa.org or 630.505.0160.

Publication Date: 
April 4, 2014
Activation Date: 
April 4, 2014
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The Three-Legged Stool

Imagine settling into your favorite restaurant, pub or even lunch counter. You are hungry or thirsty, and ready and willing to spend your hard-earned money. You see one seat left at the bar or counter, and it is a stool with three legs. As you pull out the stool, ready to sit and enjoy a meal or some fine spirits, you notice one of the legs is badly cracked, bent or broken. You know that if you sit on that stool, you are probably going to fall over.

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The three parts of a successful marketing campaign

About The Author: 

Brad Good is partner for the Good Marketing Group. Good can be reached at bgood@goodgroupllc.com.

Publication Date: 
April 4, 2014
Activation Date: 
April 4, 2014
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Water Expo China Changes Date

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Messe Frankfurt
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The original date was changed to accommodate the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting

The organizers of Water Expo China have announced a change of date for their 2014 show, which will now be held Dec. 1 to 3 at the China National Convention Center, Beijing.

The original date in November has been changed to accommodate the high-level government APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting (AELM), which will take place in Beijing during that time.

Publication Date: 
April 3, 2014

EPA Promotes Water Conservation Challenge

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EPA
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The 2014 Mayor's Challenge promotes a long-lasting mindset of water conservation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging cities to participate in the annual National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, a nonprofit community service campaign for cities across the nation to supplement their water conservation and education efforts.

Publication Date: 
April 3, 2014

WQA Endorses Wishing Well International Foundation

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Wishing Well International Foundation
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The endorsement announcement was made during WQA Aquatech USA in Orlando, Fla.

After three years as a member of the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) and working at the grassroots level with its members, Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) received official endorsement from the association. The announcement was made during the board of governors meeting at WQA Aquatech USA in Orlando, Fla., in March.

Publication Date: 
April 1, 2014

AWWA/AMTA Present Presidential Award

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Herschell Environmental
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Judith Herschell, president of Herschell Environmental in Pittsburgh, received the award

Judith Herschell, president of Herschell Environmental in Pittsburgh, is the recipient of the 2014 American Membrane Technology Assn.’s (AMTA) Presidential Award. The award was conferred during the 2014 AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition, which Herschell chaired. It acknowledges individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of the association.

Publication Date: 
March 31, 2014

Harvard Professor Wins 2014 Stockholm Water Prize

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Stockholm International Water Institute
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John Briscoe was honored for his contributions to global and local water management

John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, was named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his contributions to global and local water management, inspired by a commitment to improving the lives of people around the world. Briscoe currently lives and works in the U.S., where he is a professor at Harvard University.

Publication Date: 
March 31, 2014

EPA Modifies Engine Replacement Rule

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NGWA
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The rule allow the use of new exempt engines to replace failed engines in water well drilling rigs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) modified its final rules to allow the use of new exempt engines to replace failed engines in water well drilling rigs up to 40 years old. 

"The revised rule is a major improvement over EPA's previous proposal," said Denis Crayon, DOT-OSHA subcommittee chair for the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA). 

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Publication Date: 
March 28, 2014

Monitoring Period Opens for World Water Monitoring Challenge

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WEF, IWA
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Hands-on program connects thousands of people to their waterways each year

World Water Day 2014 marked the start of this year’s monitoring period for the World Water Monitoring Challenge (WWMC), an international outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. From March 22 to Dec. 31, 2014, thousands of people worldwide are expected to connect with and monitor their local water bodies through a series of simple, hands-on tests.

Publication Date: 
March 27, 2014

World Energy Council, World Water Council Partner

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World Energy Council, World Water Council
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The two organizations will highlight the water-energy nexus at the next World Energy Congress

The World Energy Council (WEC) and World Water Council (WWC) joined forces to bring the issue of the water-energy nexus to the fore in the runup to the seventh World Water Forum, to be staged in Daegu, Korea, April 12 to 17, 2015.

Publication Date: 
March 27, 2014