AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.
The BAF 565 Series chemical-free filter removes iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide while using up to 50% less water than traditional iron filters. Natural oxidation removes iron without the need for chemicals, air pumps or veturis. The 95 Series also is available for high flow rates for large residential and commercial applications. Both series are available in three models: BAF for neutral or higher pH, BIF for pH of greather than 7, and BIF MN for pH between 6 and 6.9.
The EF-3000 filter — rated at a 3,000-gal capacity — filters down to 0.5 µ and removes many substances commonly found in tap water, including lead and chlorine. The filter fits virtually anywhere in the household, providing homeowners with commercial-grade water filtration wherever it is needed without adding additional faucets.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.