New Emergency Response Product Launched

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Lifesaver Systems
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Lifesaver Systems' Lifesaver cube is able to produce 5 tons of sterile drinking water

The Lifesaver cube is the latest addition to the Lifesaver family, developed for humanitarian crises and natural disasters. It is a compact and robust product optimized for the humanitarian sector due to its simplicity of manufacture, transportability and ease of use. Each cube is able to produce 5 tons of sterile drinking water, where you need it, when you need it.

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June 12, 2013

Water Bottle

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The Nava filtering water bottle contains a replaceable filter that lasts three months under normal use. The filter is made from coconut shells and has been independently tested to exceed NSF Standard 42 for chlorine taste and odor removal. The ergonomic mouthpiece is the result of more than a dozen prototypes, and the bottle has optimized water flow and is hands free and splash proof. An online filter subscription service is available.

AIO Air Injection Oxidizing Filter System

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The Nelsen AIO Air Injection Oxidizing Filter System, as a single tank system, is an efficient and cost-effective solution for the removal of iron and sulfur. It can remove up to 8 ppm hydrogen sulfide and up to 7 ppm iron, and it comes equipped with a Fleck 2510SXT air injection control head that automatically backwashes the system daily to clean and flush the media.

Ceramic Solutions

PureMadi is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving water quality and quantity. WQP Assistant Editor Williette Nyanue spoke with James Smith and Rebecca Dillingham of PureMadi to learn how the organization is using ceramic filtration technology to bring clean water to rural South Africa.

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Ceramic filter technology brings clean water to South Africa

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James Smith is a professor for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Virginia. Smith can be reached at jsmith@virginia.edu. Rebecca Dillingham is director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Virginia. Dillingham can be reached at r.dillingham@virginia.edu. Williette Nyanue is assistant editor for Water Quality Products. Nyanue can be reached at wnyanue@sgcmail.com or 847.954.7922.

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May 3, 2013
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May 3, 2013
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A Green Approach to POU

For our protection, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established enforceable guidelines by which municipalities must abide and well owners should abide. These guidelines are known as maximum contaminant levels (MCLs).

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Filtration systems remove arsenic from school’s drinking water

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Chubb Michaud, CWS-VI, is technical director for Systematix Co. Michaud can be reached at askchubb@aol.com or 714.522.5453.

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May 3, 2013
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May 3, 2013
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Filtration Systems

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Rosedale offers a wide variety of filtration systems for environmental and remediation markets. The automatic backwashing filtration system determines when the dirt load is too great and backwashes the element clean, all unattended. Rosedale filters can remove large quantities of sediment, hydrocarbons and protozoan cysts such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium. With high flow rates and dirt-holding capacities, they will meet a wide variety of needs. Elements are easily disposed of by incineration or at solid waste landfills. 

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

Filter

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The quick-change, auto shutoff, environmentally friendly QT drinking water filter is ideal for water cooler and residential filter applications. Removing the filter body from the head automatically switches off the water. An integral mounting bracket incorporated into the head makes installation quick. Push-fit connections in the head, available in either ¼- or 3/8-in. sizes, ensure rapid connection.

Water Treatment System

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MCA Smart Technology couples advanced tank technology with electronics to make complex solutions easy. It is incorporated into a wide variety of Water Quality Assn.- and NSF/ANSI 44-certified water softeners, producing high service flow rates with a trickle of water to drain. It also includes filtration solutions for problem waters. Backwash bed expansion is 25% greater than conventional systems, saving gallons of water and keeping filtration media cleaner.

Pentair Showcases Product Innovations at KBIS

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Pentair
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Pentair celebrates 80 years of its Everpure residential line of products

Pentair celebrated the 80-year anniversary of its Everpure line of products by showcasing its innovations in water treatment at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in New Orleans, April 19 to 21. Pentair is renewing its commitment to developing products that improve ease of use for consumers and reducing the products’ environmental footprint.

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April 22, 2013