Water Filtration Technology Wins 2014 R&D 100 Award

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Dow Water & Process Solutions
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R&D Magazine names Tequatic Plus filter one of the 100 most influential innovations in 2013

Less than a year after its global launch, R&D Magazine the Tequatic Plus fine particle filter as a groundbreaking solution for treating difficult, high-solids water.

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July 16, 2014

Water Filters Distributed in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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PT. Rimba Raya Conservation
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Water filter distribution aims to improve the life quality of the people living in villages

In May and June 2014, PT. Rimba Raya Conservation (PT. RRC) distributed 750 units of water purification systems to six out of nine partner villages in the Seruyan Hilir and Danau Sembuluh sub-districts, Seruyan regency, Central Kalimantan province.

Via a press release, Vice President of Public & Government Relations for  PT. Rimba Raya Conservation Nisa Jalil stated that six villages — Ulak Batu, Palingkau, Telaga Pulang, Jahitan, Muara Dua and dan Tajung Rengas — received the water filters.

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July 8, 2014

Drinking Water Filter Provided to Typhoon Victims

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L'oeuvre Leger
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Léger Foundation and Global Medic hold bucket-drilling day to provide 1,000 water filters

Following the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, thousands of Filipino families are still homeless today, with no access to clean drinking water. "Our team of volunteers on the ground has already distributed water to over 10,000 people, but it's still far from being enough!

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December 24, 2013

ResinTech Relocates California Office

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ResinTech Inc.
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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. 

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November 8, 2013

California Startup Creates Solution for Contaminated Water

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Evo Eau
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The Evo Eau reusable water bottle filters up to 99% of contaminants from tap water

Evo Eau — a reusable water bottle that filters up to 99% of contaminants from municipally supplied tap water — is now available through IndieGoGo.

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September 12, 2013

String-Wound Cartridges

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SW Premium string-wound cartridges for Hurricane and WaterBetter filter housings are wound in a precise pattern around the core, providing dual-gradient filtration with greater surface area. They are capable of withstanding temperatures up to 165°F (74°C) and will accommodate flow rates up to 150 gpm. They feataure ABS end caps for superior O-ring cartridge sealing, with no bypass like standard string-wound cartridges. They are manufactured from durable polypropylene material that is wound around a rigid perforated steel core for superior performance and longer filter runs.

Joint Effort Brings Clean Water to the Dominican Republic

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Wishing Well International Foundation
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Organizations join to install 400 HydrAid filters in nine rural Dominican communities

“When it rains it pours,” said Guillermo Guzman, founder and CEO of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). A day after his return from the Water Quality Assn.'s (WQA) annual convention on April 5, 2013, Guzman received a call from Jim Bodenner, executive director of the Safe Water Team (SWT), inviting the foundation to participate in a three-way challenge to benefit the Dominican Republic.

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May 2, 2013

WWIF Challenges Safe Water Team

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Wishing Well Intl. Foundation
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WWIF challenges Safe Water Team to a dollar-for-dollar match towards the purchase of 500 filters

Guillermo Guzman's recent visit to Bagliga and neighboring villages in northern Ghana reinforced his desire to do more. Upon his return to the U.S., the founder and CEO of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) contacted Jim Bodenner, Safe Water Team (SWT) executive director, to discuss future collaboration between the two organizations in Ghana and other countries where SWT oversees distribution centers, including Kenya, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Honduras.

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April 2, 2013

Professor Guides Student Research in Brazil

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Missouri University of Science and Technology
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Missouri University of Science and Technology team will measure effectiveness of water filters

At the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the idea of a student missing the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration is rare. Missing that and spring break is unheard of. But that is exactly what Dr. Daniel Oerther and three of his students are going to do. The group will spend the latter half of March conducting research and fieldwork in Para, Brazil.

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March 15, 2013

Filters

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Rosedale filters can remove large quantities of sediment, hydrocarbons and protozoan cysts such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium, and are ideal for groundwater remediation and environmental concerns. They feature high flow rates and dirt-holding capacities, and are easily disposed of by incineration or at solid waste landfills.