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.
Summit will unite diplomats, industry leaders and international organizations to advance innovations in clean water and sustainable development
MagneGas Corp. will host the UN World Water Day Summit on March 23, 2015, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City in partnership with the Jack Brewer Foundation and the U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace (USFMEP). This summit will give MagneGas the opportunity to introduce its sterilization system to industry leaders and international organizations to facilitate global expansion of the technology for the treatment of sewage and agricultural waters.
The technologies used for household water treatment in developing countries are vastly different from those used in the U.S. The reason is simple: the lack of a water treatment infrastructure or even indoor plumbing in developing rural communities. In this environment, where there are no faucets or water service pipe, and water fetched from local waterways may be contaminated with human and animal waste, many point-of-use (POU) solutions like carbon filters and reverse osmosis units cannot be utilized effectively.
Filtration system provides disinfection for Ghana communities
UNICEF helped establish dozens of water treatment plants that continue to provide clean water to one million Indonesians today
Commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, UNICEF reflected on how focusing on water quality for the devastated area as one of the first steps helped start a domino effect that improved Aceh, Indonesia’s westernmost province.
For UNICEF, the emergency response to the tsunami – particularly in Aceh, where 170,000 people were killed and 800 km of coastline devastated – remains one of the largest humanitarian operations in the organization’s history.
The influx of Syrian refugees is straining Jordanian water supplies and wastewater facilities
With the influx of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees into the northern governorates of Jordan, the demand for water has grown significantly. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has expanded its water activities to meet people's needs.
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.
The system has consistently met the effluent treatment goals since it began operation
In late 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved plans to install a new well and build a new water treatment facility for the city of Roswell, Ga. Barlovento LLC was selected during a competitive bidding process to provide an iron and manganese removal system for the new water supply.
UV Superstore Inc. stocks a wide variety of high quality ultraviolet (UV) direct-replacement parts for various manufacturers. These parts are either from the OEM or are a premium-quality replacement. From Aquafine to Zed, it offers solutions to maintain your UV water and air treatment system, including current models and obsolete designs. All components are selected or designed with the highest quality and exacting specification for trouble-free installation and operation.
The technology has regulatory approval for the reduction of nitrate & perchlorate & demonstrates hexavalent chromium, volatile organic compounds, iron, manganese & sulfide elimination
Groundwater is the primary water source for most communities in North America. With an increasing need to provide treatment for a growing list of contaminants, limited support staff, and shrinking operating budgets, water utilities face many hardships.