Rainwater Harvesting Company Enters Nashville Metro Market

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Rainwater Resources
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Rainwater Resources appoints Susannah Culbertson as territory manager

Knoxville, Tenn.,-based Rainwater Resources has entered the Nashville-Davidson, Tenn., metropolitan market with the appointment of Susannah Culbertson as territory manager. Culbertson is based in Nashville, and formerly was a marketing specialist for Turner Construction. She holds a Master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville, and is a graduate of the Nashville Young Leaders Council Class 55.

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September 12, 2013

Aquionics Names New Business Development Manager

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Aquionics Inc.
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Dan Shaver will help build a network to provide customers with access to UV LED Pearl products

To meet increased demand for its new line of disinfection and water quality measurement systems, Aquionics has appointed Dan Shaver to business development manager for the new UV LED Pearl product range. In his new position, Shaver will build a network of distributors, consultants and OEM partners to provide customers with access to the company’s technology.

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August 29, 2013

Grundfos Holds Sales Training for Release of MAGNA3

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Grundfos
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The MAGNA3, a variable-speed wet rotor circulator, will cut power consumption by up to 85%

Grundfos hosted more than 200 sales representatives and distributors for the domestic and commercial buildings market at its Kansas City, Kan., facility last month to prepare its American and Canadian sales forces for the release of the MAGNA3, an energy optimized, variable-speed wet rotor circulator with adaptive intelligence that can cut power consumption by up to 85% when compared with conventional circulators.

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July 9, 2013

NSPF Announces Initiatives to Make Pool Water Safer

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National Swimming Pool Foundation
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More funding research and a workshop are planned for 2013

Nonprofit organization the National Swimming Pool Foundation's (NSPF) board of directors announced it is funding the third year of a grant supporting the goal of reducing disinfection byproduct (DBP) formation. The $75,000 grant for 2013, awarded to Purdue University for a project that is being directed by Ernest R. Blatchley III, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, includes support from the Chlorine Chemistry Div. of the American Chemistry Council and a leading ultraviolet (UV) manufacturer, Engineered Treatment Systems LLC.

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May 29, 2013

Cans of Water Delivered to Oklahoma Tornado Victims

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Anheuser-Busch
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Anheuser-Busch is providing 51,744 cans of water for use by relief workers and residents

Anheuser-Busch is providing 2,156 cases of emergency drinking water — or 51,744 cans — for use by relief workers and residents affected by the tornado in Oklahoma City and its surrounding suburbs.

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May 24, 2013

USDA Rural Development Promotes Water Quality Projects

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USDA
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USDA announced support for projects that will improve water and wastewater services 

As part of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Earth Day celebration, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced support for projects that will improve water and wastewater services for rural Americans and benefit the environment across the country. USDA remains focused on carrying out its mission, despite a time of significant budget uncertainty. The announcement is one part of the department's efforts to strengthen the rural economy.

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April 23, 2013
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Committee on Retail, Regulatory Strategy Established

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Water Quality Assn.
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The Sustainability Steering Committee will establish participation from retailers, regulatory agencies

The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Sustainability Program will be ready to begin certifying products soon. While some retailers and regulatory agencies have collaborated with WQA by providing outside stakeholder review, WQA would like to recruit more participation from these sectors.

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March 19, 2013

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

WWIF Meets With Members of Safe Water Ghana

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Wishing Well International Foundation
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WWIF founder travels to Ghana to expand the foundation's humanitarian efforts

Guillermo Guzman, founder of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF), is travelling to meet with members of the Safe Water Ghana (SWG) team to witness and assist with the deployment of filters to 50 more families in the village of Bagliga in northern Ghana. This latest deployment completes the project initiated by the students at St. Paul Lutheran School in Boca Raton, Fla. 

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January 30, 2013

Human Health Benchmarks for Pesticides Available on Website

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U.S. EPA
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Global Portal makes information on properties of chemicals available to the public

The human health benchmarks for pesticides, developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), were published in December 2012 to the Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances. The portal makes available to the public information on properties of chemicals, such as physical chemical characteristics, environmental fate, human toxicity and ecotoxicity.

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January 18, 2013