Water Missions Intl. is gaining a better understanding of the magnitude of the needs in the Philippines
Water Missions Intl. is working diligently with partner organizations to assist with disaster relief aid for victims of super Typhoon Haiyan. The largest storm in recorded history, Haiyan struck the central Philippines this morning, slamming the islands with rain and gusts of wind up to 235 mph. Massive flooding and sustained winds of 195 mph have destroyed property and displaced thousands.
Legislation and regulations have a large impact on the water quality industry — but the industry also has the power to impact the legislation that affects it. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline recently spoke with Bill Dodd, California State Assembly candidate and member of the water industry, about the importance of educating legislators.
Kate Cline: What are the top legislative/regulatory issues currently facing the water quality industry in California?
An update on regulatory issues in California
A well-thought-out dewatering plan is important to the success of any jobsite. Dewatering pumps often are necessary to remove groundwater and rainwater in order to perform work safely, but it is crucial to abide by the applicable laws and regulations and consider how selected dewatering methods will affect the environment. Each site has its own dewatering challenges, and it is important to consider all options, especially regarding discharge of water on a jobsite.
Filtration methods for meeting Clean Water Act regulations
It’s been well established that drought, water scarcity and sustainability are the most important issues facing the water industry. In the coming decades, these factors will not just shape the way we use and value water, they also will drive technological innovation and the laws and regulations surrounding water.
Groundwater cleanup near the New Cassel industrial area expected to cost $22.9 million
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to clean up a portion of contaminated groundwater beneath the New Cassel/Hicksville Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in the towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay in Nassau County, N.Y.
New Gardena, Calif., location provides more space and the ability to stock a larger inventory
ResinTech Inc. relocated its West Coast facility to the South Bay section of Los Angeles in Gardena, Calif.
Report summarizes information that decision-makers can use to better manage water resources
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing a report on the “Importance of Water to the U.S. Economy.” The report is intended to help raise the awareness of water's importance to our national economic welfare, and to summarize information that public and private decision-makers can use to better manage the nation's water resources. It highlights EPA's review of literature and practice on the importance of water to the U.S.
Robin Gledhill elected to the position of president and CEO
The Blue-White Industries board of directors and stockholders elected Robin Gledhill to the position of president and CEO.
Gledhill began his Blue-White career more than 40 years ago while still attending college.
He began his tenure in Blue-White’s metering pump division and eventually moved into the sales and marketing department, where he became the company's international sales manager. After many years of working closely with representatives and distributors, both on a domestic and international level, he was elected company president in 1997.
The combined IBWA and NAMA tradeshow will be held Nov. 13
The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) and the National Automatic Merchandising Assn. (NAMA) will again conduct two of their conferences over the same dates and at the same location. The 2013 IBWA Annual Business Conference and Tradeshow will be held Nov. 11 to 15, and the 2013 NAMA Coffee Tea & Water show will be held Nov. 12 to 14. Both conferences will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.
H2O Intl. to help expand HaloSource’s HaloPure and HaloKlear client bases in the U.S. and overseas
H2O Intl. Inc. entered into a business development agreement with Bothell, Wash.-based HaloSource Inc. Under this agreement, H2O Intl. will work with HaloSource to expand the client base for its HaloPure and HaloKlear brands of products in the U.S. and overseas.