Albert Smith will be responsible for all outside sales activities in Western Canada
WaterGroup hired Albert Smith as the regional account manager for Western Canada. In this new position, Smith will be responsible for all outside sales activities in Western Canada from Manitoba and further west, serving both wholesale and independent water dealer channels.
Webinar sessions will be held on select Wednesdays in November, December & January, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) will present a five-part webinar series on troubleshooting high-purity treatment systems. The content is geared toward water treatment service personnel who specialize in, or want to learn more about, industrial applications. Like all WQA webinars on high-purity water treatment, these presentations focus on acceptable procedures for system service, troubleshooting and professional conduct.
Performance tested by the U.S. EPA, the Multi-Barrier System provides > 4-log reduction of Cryptosporidium and viruses, meeting disinfection requirements for the Ground Water Rule, Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of surface water and Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule. It includes three treatment stages: sediment filtration, charged membrane filter and UV. It offers flow rates from 8 to 480 gpm, with capabilities for monitoring flow, filter life and UV status to provide fail-safe disinfection protection.
AWWA’s cost-impact assessment updates a 2009 review of cost
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) released a new cost-impact assessment for an anticipated perchlorate regulation that is currently pending at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Todd Ousley and Mark Russell join the Water-Right team
Water-Right Inc. appointed Todd Ousley as its new field manager for Clear Choice Water Group. The company also added Mark Russell as its new regional sales manager for the West Coast, including Montana, Idaho, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Nevada and Utah.
Annette Garcia will be responsible for outside sales in the state of California
Annette Garcia joined WaterGroup as the California regional account manager. Garcia will be responsible for outside sales in the state of California, focusing on the company’s independent water dealers in that market.
Garcia has 10 years of water treatment experience, working for as a sales representative, where her forte was servicing and developing large domestic and international customers. In this new role, she will report directly to Brian Mills, WaterGroup’s global director of sales.
Charger opens new branch in Jacksonville, Fla., and relocates location in Port Richey, Fla.
Charger Water Treatment Products has opened a new branch in Jacksonville, Fla. The new branch is managed by Todd Mosteller. Mosteller has more that 25 years experience in the water treatment industry. The company’s Port Richey, Fla., branch, managed by Eric Beck, has also moved to a larger facility in Odessa, Fla.
Charger will host a grand opening-open house for the Jacksonville branch Oct. 23 to 24.
Fairfield University and South Dakota students collaborate on service project
In August, Bruce W. Berdanier, Ph.D., the new dean of Fairfield University’s School of Engineering, and two undergraduates travelled to Carmen Pampa, where they worked on a water treatment system at the Unidad Academica Campesina (UAC), “the united college for the peasants.” A branch university of the Catholic University in Bolivia, the institution draws from 19 villages, offering programs in nursing, veterinary science, agriculture and teaching.
New site currently holds stock ready to distribute to customers
WaterGroup opened a new warehouse location in San Antonio, Texas. Located at 4321 Profit Dr., WaterGroup’s new site currently holds stock ready to distribute to customers. This new location will become the main shipping point for many of WaterGroup’s Texas customers, saving regional customers freight and time. Additionally, WaterGroup’s customer service team will arrange local pickup at the customer’s request and will automatically route regional customer orders to the best WaterGroup warehouse location depending upon stock and availability.
Independent testing shows most appropriate products
Following a recent community boil order in Colorado, the Water Quality Assn. reminded residents that they can find home water treatment products that have undergone independent testing for effectiveness.
WQA tests and certifies products for effectiveness. The association uses the microbiological guide standard established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.