Pure Water Brew Competition Winners Announced

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Carollo Engineers, Clean Water Services, Oregon Brew Crew
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Competition challenged home brewers to create beer with water drawn from the Tualatin River

Winners of the Pure Water Brew Competition—the first-ever challenge to home brewers to create the best tasting suds with water drawn from the Tualatin River—were announced. The winning Pure Water Brew was a Vox Max Belgian created by Ted Assur.

The competition was a public/private collaboration of the Oregon Brew Crew, Clean Water Services and Carollo Engineers to get people talking about water.

Publication Date: 
September 10, 2014

Bring On the Rain

In 2007, Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins organization began constructing Target Field, an approximately 40,000-seat stadium located in the heart of Minneapolis. The organization’s goal was to make it a LEED-certified professional sports venue, which would recognize its sustainable building strategies and practices.

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Target Field receives LEED certification with innovative rainwater reuse system

About The Author: 

Williette Nyanue is associate editor for Water Quality Products. Nyanue can be reached at wnyanue@sgcmail.com or 847.954.7922.

Publication Date: 
August 27, 2014
Activation Date: 
August 27, 2014
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Africa’s First ‘Waterbank’ Designed to End Water Wars

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PITCHAfrica
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Rain harvesting school campus to transform education through water collection and agriculture

A unique secondary school campus, conceived and designed by the nonprofit design and innovation group PITCHAfrica, opens this month at the Endana Secondary School in Laikipia, Kenya. The Waterbank Campus comprises four unique, low-cost, rainwater harvesting building types invented by PITCHAfrica, and termed Waterbanks because of the building’s capacity to harvest and store high volumes of water at low cost, providing a year-round supply.

Publication Date: 
August 15, 2014

A New Era for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

With drinking water becoming scarcer due to drought in highly populated areas and drinking water sources becoming more polluted, both individual homeowners and businesses are becoming aware of the need for drinking water conservation. This brings to mind the old saying, “reduce, reuse, recycle.”

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Integrating water conservation strategies into water management

About The Author: 

Marianne R. Metzger is vice president of sales and marketing for CNA Environmental. Metzger can be reached at marianne@cnawater.com or 216.906.3021.

Publication Date: 
July 18, 2014
Activation Date: 
July 18, 2014
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Smarter Water Management

Our planet has massive water resources, but easy access to high-quality water is limited. As our global water supply becomes dirtier, the amount of energy required to deliver clean, usable water continues to rise. 

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Greywater reuse systems help alleviate water scarcity

About The Author: 

Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI, is managing director for Red Fox Advisors, and an adviser to the ProFlow Network. Reyneke can be reached at gregreyneke@redfoxadvisors.com.

Publication Date: 
July 18, 2014
Activation Date: 
July 18, 2014
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Water Reuse Conference Abstract Deadline Announced

Source: 
The Water Reuse Assn.
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The abstract submission deadline is Friday, July 18, 2014

The WateReuse Assn. will host the 2015 Industrial and Commercial Water Reuse Conference in Austin, Texas on Feb. 2 to 3, 2015 — and there is still time to submit an abstract to be considered for a place on the podium. The abstract submission deadline is Friday, July 18, 2014.

Publication Date: 
July 14, 2014

Bravo Manufactures Atmospheric Water Generator in North America

Source: 
Bravo Enterprises Ltd.
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Manufacturing the machines in North America may give more confidence to consumers

Bravo Enterprises Ltd. reports that its air to water business, Splash Water For Life has started the process of building a prototype of a newly designed atmospheric water generator (AWG) machine in Canada. The new AWG will combine all the finer points in each of the home and office machines currently manufactured and marketed by Splash Water with a few additions.

Publication Date: 
May 30, 2014

‘Double ZeroHouse 2.0’ Demonstrates Potential of Onsite Water Recycling

Source: 
Nexus eWater
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The "eWater recycler" by Nexus eWater recycles two out of every three gallons of indoor water

KB Home has recently set new standards for water efficiency in California home construction with its "Double ZeroHouse 2.0" in the city of Lancaster.

It is so named because it achieves both net-zero energy status, and uses zero freshwater for irrigation. The house features an eWater recycler capable of treating on site two out of every three gallons of city water used indoors. After it is used indoors, the water is treated and used a second time on the landscape.

Publication Date: 
May 9, 2014

Rainwater System

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Talking Tanks monitors water levels in rainwater tanks, automatically releasing water at a controlled rate if required. The system preempts the release of water from set points chosen by the user according to rain or storm predictions, which are received via a communications link to the Bureau of Meteorology. An advanced algorithm analyzes how successful the capture of rainwater was and adjusts accordingly for future events. 

Bravo Economizes Commercial & Industrial Units

Source: 
Bravo Enterprises Ltd.
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Bravo cancels 120,000,000 restricted shares from the issued stock of the company

Bravo Enterprises Ltd. reported that, based on recent and ongoing consumer opinion, it has decided to economize its water production and sales price on its commercial and industrial units by introducing the AquaCube 1000. This product is an economical solution to consumer water needs in urban and rural areas.

Publication Date: 
February 21, 2014