Pennsylvania Water Treatment Plant Wins Presidents Award

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American Water Works Assn.
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The facility is the only Pennsylvania facility to earn the Presidents Award this year

Pennsylvania American Water’s Norristown Water Treatment Plant, which serves approximately 32,000 customers in Montgomery County, has received the Presidents Award from the Partnership for Safe Water. The program is a volunteer initiative developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, American Water Works Assn. and other organizations representing water suppliers that continuously provide water quality that surpasses regulatory standards.

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March 27, 2015

Mark Bertler Joins Wishing Well International Foundation

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Wishing Well International Foundation
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The nonprofit organization welcomed Mark Bertler as a board member and vice president of marketing

Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) announced that Mark G. Bertler has joined the team as a member of the board of directors and vice president of marketing. He has more than 25 years of experience in the water, wastewater and environmental industries, including senior executive positions with numerous Fortune 500 companies.

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January 19, 2015

International Red Cross Improves Access to Clean Drinking Water for Displaced Iraqi Civilians

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International Committee of the Red Cross
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ICRC efforts have brought clean drinking water to almost 1.4 million people

Another year in nearly three decades of turbulence in Iraq that saw various armed conflicts and other violence is coming to an end, but also is taking a toll on the civilian population. More than two million people were displaced in 2014, and key infrastructure was destroyed. For some, the hope of returning home remains elusive.

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January 1, 2015

Federal Budget Includes $2.6 Million for National Ground-Water Monitoring Network

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National Ground Water Assn.
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The funding will support additional work by USGS to manage the groundwater network

Congress last week passed $1.1 trillion in spending that contains $2.6 million for the implementation of the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network (NGWMN).

On Dec. 16, President Obama signed the bill funding the federal government through fiscal year 2015.

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December 19, 2014

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

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American Water Works Assn.
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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

New Device Makes Water From Air

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Waterator Industries Inc.
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'Peon' device feeds plants with water from the atmosphere

A small Canadian upstart, Waterator Industries Inc., released a new device for atmospheric water generation, dubbed the Peon.

“Peon may look like an inconspicuous little plastic frog,” the company stated in a release. “[But] he is about to make a vital contribution to global conservation efforts by watering plants using water out of thin air.”

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November 6, 2014

Cristal

Cristal and its nearly 4,000 employees on five continents are proud leaders in manufacturing titanium dioxide products. We are passionate about pursuing perfection in our work, providing for our family of employees, and creating a cleaner, brighter future with the products we make. With enhanced operating efficiencies, greater geographic diversity, and stronger research development, Cristal has earned its trust amongst its customers and partners, as well as the environment in which it operates.

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20 Wight Avenue
Suite 100
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
United States
Toll-free: (800) 638-3234
Phone: (410) 229-4400
Fax: (410) 229-4415

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Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.

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180 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
United States
Toll-free: (888) 443-9466
Phone: (614) 225-4000
Fax: (614) 986-2496

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Rockwell Automation, Inc.

Water industry professionals around the world face major challenges: tighter water quality standards and rising labor, operating and maintenance costs; increased security and stringent government regulations; system capacity expansion with increased equipment reliability; and aging control and distribution systems which require upgrades. We invest extensively in the development of new products and technologies to deliver best-in-class process control solutions to help you maximize productivity while reducing costs.

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1201 South Second Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204-2496
United States
Toll-free: (800) 223.5354
Phone: (414) 382.2000
Fax: (414 382.4444

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Aqua Research Introduces New Handheld Water Purifier

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Aqua Research LLC
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H2gO handheld water treatment device is available on Indiegogo for a limited time

The H2gO purifier is a result of Aqua Research LLC’s quest to create a personal water purifier, focusing on ease of use, simplicity and affordability. This handheld, 3-oz device makes water safe to drink with only two button clicks, never needs replacement parts and is designed for extreme environments. The device is ideal for campers, travelers and natural disasters and will be available in July 2013 at a price of $80.

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April 17, 2013