AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

American Water Works Assn.

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.

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December 18, 2014

Filtration Media

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Dust-free GreensandPlus finely granulated media for drinking water applications requires minimal backwashing upon installation — usually less than 10 minutes. It removes iron, manganese, arsenic, radium and hydrogen sulfide for municipal, industrial, POU, POE and other applications. It has WQA Gold Seal certification and is available in 1⁄2-cu-ft bags on pallets or 2,205-lb bulk sacks.

Inversand Company

Inversand Company manufacturers and distributes GreensandPlus and manganese greensand filter media for the removal of iron, manganese, H2S, arsenic and radium.


226 Atlantic Ave.
Clayton, NJ 08312
Phone: 856-881-2345
Fax: 856-881-6859

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Hydrotech Inc.

Hydrotech manufactures, designs and distributes a full line of water treatment equipment, including PURA UV systems and Aqua Flo cartridge filters. Products include softeners, filters, UVs, ROs, cartridge filters and media. Stocking locations are in Fridley, Minn.; Libertyville, Ill.; Pottstown, Pa.; Tampa, Fla.; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; San Antonio, Texas; and Durham, N.C. Call 800.354.7867 in the U.S. or 877.299.5999 in Canada, or visit to learn more.


193 Osborne Rd
Fridley, MN 55432
United States
Phone: 800.354.7867
Fax: 800.544.6651

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Carbon Enterprises, Inc.

CEI manufactures and provides anthracite, gravel, sand, greensand, calcite, activated carbon, garnet, pumice, zeolite, resin, magnesium oxide, KDF, catalox, and other filter media. Same Day Proposals. NSF Approved. Exceed AWWA Standards. 800-344-5770.


28205 Scippo Creek Rd.
Circleville, OH 43113
Phone: 800-344-5770
Fax: 888-204-9656

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Pure Aqua, Inc.

Pure Aqua is a leading manufacturer of water treatment and reverse osmosis systems. Pure Aqua, activities range from small bracket mounted water treatment systems to hundreds of thousands of gallons per day custom built plants. Products Offered by Pure Aqua, Inc.: Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis, Sea Water Reverse Osmosis, Double Pass RO, Automatic Multi Media Filters, Automatic Carbon Filters, Cartridge Filters, Automatic Water Softeners, Electrodeionization, EDI, Two Column DI or Mixed Bed Deionizers, Ultra Violet Sterilizers (UV), Chemical Dosing Systems, Ozonation Systems, Chlorination Systems, and Custom Built Water Treatment Systems.


2230 South Huron Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92704
United States
Phone: 714 432 9996, ext. 202
Fax: 714 432 9898

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Slowsand - Nanofiltration in Small Drinking Water Systems

The patented combination of slowsand with nanofiltration offers benefits that merit considerable discussion. This combination successfully was piloted by the University of Arizona beginning in 1987.

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Dr. Brent Cluff is owner and president of Clean Water Products. Clean Water Products is a company in Tucson, Ariz., available to help facilitate the use of slowsand/nanofiltration systems anywhere in the world. For additonal information, call 520-293-1561;

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