WQA invites professionals to Washington, D.C. for Earthy Day as industry delegates
April 22 marked National Earth Day, bringing awareness to the environmental conditions impacting the nation’s water supply. With water contamination concerns headlining the news across the country, water treatment professionals representing a variety of companies visited Congressional offices to urge members of Congress to support feasible treatment options for drinking water.
The water treatment professionals traveled to Washington, D.C. as delegates of the Water Quality Assn. (WQA).
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H2Zero Backwash/Recycle Systems conserve water by storing and treating contaminated backwash water from filtration and treatment systems. Nearly all water filtration-related processes that remove target contaminants generate liquid or solid residuals that need to be subsequently managed. Increasingly stringent regulatory discharge standards and emphasis on sustainability are demanding more environmentally friendly solutions for these residuals.
Water quality—we use this term almost daily in the aquatics industry. It refers to the chemical, physical and biological characteristics of the water, and is the measure of the condition of the water relative to the requirements of one or more set of standards against which compliance can be determined.
As recreational water technologies advance, so must codes & training
The water treatment plants will use sodium hypochlorite for water disinfection
The cities of Groton and Norwich, Conn. will make significant upgrades to their drinking water treatment plants by eliminating the use of chlorine gas at these facilities. These actions settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the cities violated federal clean air laws meant to prevent chemical accidents.
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.
Bob Kappel has 20 years of experience in the water industry
Hankscraft Inc. announced the appointment of Bob Kappel as the division manager of the H2O Products Group. Kappel will lead the product development, sales, customer service and marketing teams for Hankscraft’s line of water treatment products, which include systems for softening, descaling, iron, chlorine/chloramine and sulfur removal, reverse osmosis and microfiltration.
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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It is no secret that a shortage of clean drinking water is a major issue all over the world.
According to the World Health Organization, unsafe drinking water was responsible for nearly half a million deaths in India in 2010.
Paul Rewrie is one of the leaders of a British company that developed Aquavus, a new technology that uses ultrasound to purify and desalinate seawater and clean contaminated water.
One unit can purify 3,000 liters (about 800 gal) a day. The average water use per day per person in France is 280 liters.
The VistaClear filtration system improves water quality in dental offices
Dr. John Hucklebridge, a Plano, Texas, cosmetic dentist with 25 years of dental experience, is using a new water treatment system to provide a cleaner and safer water source for patients.
VistaClear, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved and award-winning filtration system, improves water quality in dental offices and reduces bacterial and chemical contamination for the patient and office equipment.