Water Research Foundation Awards Contracts to American Water

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American Water
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The project titled “Research Plan for Management of Emerging Pathogens in Distribution Systems and Premise Plumbing” will examine the occurrence and control of microbes that grow in distribution systems and in the plumbing systems of buildings

American Water received two new research contracts from the Water Research Foundation (WRF). Both projects aim to help develop multi-year research agendas that will guide future WRF programs.

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July 22, 2015

Water Purifiers

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These water purifiers are housed in stylish grey ergonomic bodies. With their compact, rounded shapes, the purifiers are designed to be installed under a kitchen sink and allow easy filter changes and maintenance access. The small Cleone is a classic RO unit. The mid-sized Spirit has a contemporary style and delivers 43.2 gph of direct-flow water. The larger Bluewater Pro delivers 81.3 gph to professional users or those who want a whole-house water purification system.  

WCSA Achieves Drinking Water Compliance

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Washington County Service Authority
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The drinking water meets or exceeds all state and federal requirements for quality, reporting and monitoring

The Washington County Service Authority (WCSA) in Abingdon, Va., recently published its annual Drinking Water Quality Report (also known as a Consumer Confidence Report) for 2014, which revealed that drinking water provided by the authority meets or exceeds all state and federal requirements for quality, reporting and monitoring.

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June 12, 2015

Montana District Wins Tap Water Taste Test

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American Water Works Assn.
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Water provider secures top honor at AWWA ACE15

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced that the Big Sky County Water & Sewer District in Big Sky, Mont., has won the 11th annual “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test. The event, composed of regional winners from water tasting competitions across North America, was held at AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE15) in Anaheim, Calif.

The Big Sky County Water & Sewer District is a special purpose unit of government organized to regulate and operate the public water and sewer systems of Big Sky. Its source water is untreated groundwater.

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June 11, 2015

Emergency Water

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Blue Can manufactures pure water in sustainable aluminum packaging. The water has a 50-year shelf life and is targeted for the emergency and disaster preparation market, which commonly uses plastic bottles, packets or storage barrels, which have shorter shelf lives. The company uses a filtration and sterilization process, and when water is placed in the aluminum cans under pressure, it stays pure and fresh for decades.

AWWA, Water Community Encourage Protecting Water Infrastructure

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American Water Works Assn.
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Consumers are encouraged to evaluate their water use as Drinking Water Week concludes

As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) joined water professionals across North America in urging consumers to evaluate how they currently value, use and access water and how to protect it into the future. 

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May 8, 2015

Water Community Kicks Off Drinking Water Week

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American Water Works Assn.
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National Drinking Water Week is May 3 to 9, 2015

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the water community kicked off Drinking Water Week across North America May 3 by asking the question “What do you know about H2O?”

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May 4, 2015
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Water Community Kicks Off Drinking Water Week

Pennsylvania Utility to Celebrate National Drinking Water Week

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Reading Area Water Authority
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National Drinking Water Week is May 3 to 9

From May 3 to 9, 2015, Reading Area Water Authority will celebrate National Drinking Water Week with its community partners and invites the Greater Reading community to participate in this year’s theme, “What do you know about H2O?”

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May 1, 2015

UNICEF Reports Nearly 750 Million People Without Adequate Drinking Water

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UNICEF
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Despite global progress on drinking water, gains not trickling down to the most marginalized

Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF said ahead of World Water Day, but for 748 million people around the world, just obtaining this essential service remains a challenge.

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March 23, 2015

Drinking Water System

The H-300-NXT Everpure line of luxury residential water filtration products is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 401 for the removal of contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications and chemical compounds including bisphenol A. The pleated filter membrane is 30% larger than the standard H-300 and provides 50% greater dirt-holding capacity and contaminant reduction capability while maintaining longer filter life. The drinking water system can be installed in kitchens or wet bars and can be connected to appliances.

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