Inventor Honored for Helping Millions Get Clean, Safe, Affordable Water

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Dr. Ashok Gadgil received $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for solutions to global water crisis, among other accomplishments

The Lemelson-MIT Program recently announced Dr. Ashok Gadgil as the recipient of the 2012 $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation in recognition of his steady pursuit to blend research, invention and humanitarianism for broad social impact.

Gadgil is a chair professor of safe water and sanitation at the University of California, Berkeley, and director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Div. at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, whose diverse inventions and sustainable innovations are helping those in the developing world to live healthier, safer lives.

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May 7, 2012

EPA to Work with Drinking Water Systems to Monitor Unregulated Contaminants

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Approximately 6,000 public water systems will begin monitoring 28 chemicals and two viruses beginning in 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently published a list of 28 chemicals and two viruses that approximately 6,000 public water systems will monitor from 2013 to 2015 as part of the agency’s unregulated contaminant monitoring program.

The program collects data for contaminants suspected to be present in drinking water but that do not have health-based standards set under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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May 3, 2012
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EPA Provides $15 Million to Help Small Systems Across the U.S.

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Funding will go toward drinking water and wastewater systems and private well owners

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that it will provide up to $15 million in funding for training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems, defined as systems that serve fewer than 10,000 people, and private well owners. The funding will help provide water system staff with training and tools to enhance system operations and management practices, and supports EPA’s continuing efforts to protect public health, restore watersheds and promote sustainability in small communities.

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March 5, 2012
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I Have Municipal Water...Why Would I Want a Point-of-Use Filter?

Benefits of going beyond municipal drinking water

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Frank A. Brigano, Ph.D., is VP of technology for KX Technologies. Brigano can be reached at 203.764.2506 or by e-mail at fbrigano@kxtech.com. Thomas A. Burke is product/marketing manager for KX Technologies. Burke can be reached at 203.764.2512 or by e-mail at tburke@kxtech.com.

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Drinking Water Systems

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Watts "QT" drinking water systems with quick twist catridges and membranes provides your customers with an easy and convenient change out of their cartridges. Quick Twist cartridges are designed with double o-rings to prevent leaks. Flow shuts off when cartridges are removed. You get proprietary cartridges to ensure reoccurring income.

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Get superior water quality without wasting water with Watts drinking water systems using Kwik-Change filter elements and hollow fiber membranes. Systems come complete with sediment cartridge, carbon block cartridge, hollow fiber membrane, long reach chrome faucet, tapping valve and tubing. Model WQCFU-T-11KIT is WQA Certified to NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53.

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New E-Treat drinking water systems use zero waste technology to conserve water by utilizing 100% of water rejected by the membrane. E-Treat systems include the RO system, prefilters, membrane, storage tank, faucet, fittings and electric booster pump needed for zero waste technology.

Drinking Water Systems

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Watts "QT" drinking water systems with quick twist catridges and membranes provides your customers with an easy and convenient change out of their cartridges. Quick Twist cartridges are designed with double o-rings to prevent leaks. Flow shuts off when cartridges are removed. You get proprietary cartridges to ensure reoccurring income.

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The Purator reduces unwanted, potentially unhealthy contaminants in drinking water without stripping it of trace minerals. This small home water treatment appliance reproduces the photo-oxidation process naturally occurring in the environment. It is easy to install and does not require interim plastic pitchers or chemical additives.

Contaminant Reduction Testing

An overview of standards and testing procedures for contaminant-reduction technologies

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Emily Bolda, CWS VI, is laboratory supervisor for the Water Quality Association. Bolda can be reached at 630.505.0160 or by e-mail at ebolda@wqa.org.

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