Coca-Cola Donates 1,000 Rain Barrels for Earth Day

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The Coca-Cola Co.
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Program now helping conserve 60 million gal of water per year

In celebration of Earth Month, Coca-Cola is partnering with River Network to donate more than 1,000 syrup drums to be reused as rain barrels in communities across the country.

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April 18, 2012

Rainwater Harvesting Program Aims to Train Youth in Collection Techniques

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PR.com
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Program was selected as a project to support during Canada Water Week

Canada Water Week is an annual weeklong celebration coinciding with World Water Day, celebrated this year March 22. Small Change Fund’s national advisers specially selected five inspiring grassroots projects that Canadians could support during the week. One of the chosen projects was the Urban Youth Catching Rain project, which hopes to train 20 Toronto youths in urban rainwater collection techniques this summer.

Publication Date: 
March 27, 2012
Legacy
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55191

Canadian Environmental Group Kicks Off Rain Barrel Challenge

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CNW
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Submissions for decorated rain barrels will be accepted through March 26

Rain barrels are often seen as characterless and boring. Paint a Picture for Water Conservation aims to transform this usually drab outdoor feature into a masterpiece for the garden. Artists and students are asked to submit ideas for an artistic rain barrel design.

The challenge is to create a beautiful rain barrel design that would fit into any garden setting. Applications are due March 26.

Publication Date: 
March 22, 2012
Legacy
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55186

Water Management Systems

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61583
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March 2012

Aquanomix systems are engineered to manage harvested rainwater, storm water, graywater, process water and foundation water for reuse. A control system performs input/output commands, runs onboard diagnostics and integrates with most building automation systems. A standard system includes a centrifugal separator and bag filter for suspended solids removal, a UV disinfection system and more.

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Simple Water Savings

As water resources become scarcer, municipalities across the country are looking for ways to conserve water and reduce pollution. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) got the community involved by introducing rain barrels, an inexpensive method that manages pollution by reusing rainwater.

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Rain barrels are a cost-effective way to help the environment

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Kate Cline is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

Publication Date: 
February 5, 2011
Activation Date: 
February 5, 2011
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Reuse on the Rise

What do you know about rainwater harvesting? This is a question you will start hearing soon from your customers.

As water conservation generates a higher profile in the media, more and more consumers, like the residents of Milwaukee, are interested in embarking on do-it-yourself conservation and reuse projects. Our cover story, “Simple Water Savings," details the success that the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has found with their thriving rain barrel program.

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Rebecca Wilhelm is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Wilhelm can be reached at wqpeditor@sgcmail.com

Publication Date: 
February 1, 2011
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February 1, 2011
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Irrigation Chemicals

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55156
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May 2008

Pro Products manufactures chemicals and systems specifically designed to eliminate rust problems in residential, industrial and commercial irrigation systems. Areas of application include rust stain removal and prevention, as well as fertilizers, for a perfect landscape.

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