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.

Water Campaign to Raise Funds for Safe Drinking Water in Kenyan Schools

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Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation
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CELF and Vestergaard Frandsen partner in sustainability education program

The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) has partnered with Vestergaard Frandsen (VF) to launch the LifeStraw 100 Schools Water Campaign. CELF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to making sustainability education an integral part of every school’s curriculum and culture. Vestergaard Frandsen manufactures LifeStraw water filters, which turn dirty water into safe, clean drinking water.

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January 31, 2013

Filter Module

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The Doulton Rio 2000 offers superior flow rates for domestic and light commercial environments. The module does not require a power supply and uses six bespoke Sterasyl ceramic filter candles to maximize flow rates even at low water pressure. The module is reusable—only the filter candles need replacement—and is available with or without a jumbo Big
Blue housing.