Coca-Cola Pilots Water Recovery System, Wins IWA Award

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Market Watch
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Company pilot project wins International Water Assn. Award

The Coca-Cola Co. has developed and tested at commercial scale a first-of-its-kind beverage process water recovery system to produce high-quality water that meets and/or exceeds drinking water standards for use in non-product activities such as clean in place and bottle washing. The system expands the range of manufacturing applications for recovered process water and sets precedent for conservation and reuse in the beverage industry.

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July 10, 2012

Pentair, Watertronics Team Up to Create Awareness for Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting and Reuse

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Market Watch
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Co-marketing agreement aims to educate businesses on how to achieve measurable results in water and energy conservation

As clean water grows increasingly scarce globally, more and more businesses are adopting plans to harvest rainwater locally. Recognizing this need for improved water conservation in both new and existing building projects, Pentair and Watertronics have combined forces to educate architects, consultants and engineering firms on how they can provide innovative rainwater harvesting systems that result in the health of plants, landscaping and in year-round savings through reduced municipal water needs for their clients.

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June 19, 2012
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Pentair, Watertronics Team Up to Create Awareness for Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting and Reuse

$9.7 Million Awarded for Water Stewardship

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Market Watch
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The Coca-Cola Foundation is funding the grants to support its global priority areas

The Coca-Cola Foundation—the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Co.—awarded $26 million to 85 community organizations, including $9.7 million in grants for water stewardship, during the first quarter. The grants support the foundation's global priority areas.

The water stewardship grants will benefit:

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June 18, 2012

Canadian Towns Selected to Participate in Rain Barrel Study

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Canada Newswire
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Wingham, ON, and Stratford, PE, have been selected to participate in a rain barrel initiative later this year

Following the release of the first rain barrel study by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Wingham, ON, the next participating town has been selected. Stratford, PE, with a population of 8,500, will begin the rain barrel initiative later this year.

The goal of the study is to measure how the collective use of rain barrels can help reduce stress on storm water and sewer systems and help keep basements dry during intense rainstorms.  

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June 6, 2012

William Peace University Launches Rainwater Harvesting System Project on Campus

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PR.com
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Water conservation program will include new showerheads, sink aerators, more efficient toilets

William Peace University of Raleigh, N.C., announced that it launched the Rainwater Harvesting System Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) Grant Project, a $710,000 campus-wide environmental water conservation program. The grant will support the installation of a cistern, which is projected to supply the campus with 90% of the irrigation water needed.

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June 5, 2012

Comprehensive Professional Rainwater Catchment Training Now Available

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American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assn.
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ARCSA offers a full spectrum of rainwater harvesting workshops and professional training to meet the needs of rainwater professionals worldwide

The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assn. (ARCSA ) now offers four levels of rainwater catchment education with three levels of professional recognitions. 

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May 17, 2012

Supertank Rainwater Storage Chosen for “Greening of Virginia’s Capitol”

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Water Reclamation Solutions LLC
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The captured water will be used for irrigation as well as supplying water for a fountain

Water Reclamation Solutions LLC of Blacksburg, Va., has been chosen to supply the rainwater storage tank for the “Greening of Virginia’s Capitol” by the Virginia Department of General Services (DGS).

The captured water will be used to supply irrigation for the Capitol Square Green Renovation project as well as supplying water for the existing Bell Tower fountain. This “SuperTank” will be an 8,000-gal subsurface cistern designed to collect water from the Capitol Square surface runoff and underdrain flow from the newly installed rain gardens.

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May 8, 2012

Water Community to Celebrate Drinking Water Week 2012

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AWWA
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Drinking Water Week 2012 began May 7

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) kicked off Drinking Water Week 2012 on May 7 with a call to “Celebrate the Essential” throughout North America.

Throughout the week, AWWA and its partners will celebrate water by recognizing the essential role drinking water plays in our daily lives, with special attention to water infrastructure, the economy and careers in the water profession.

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May 7, 2012

GreenExpo365.com to Offer Webinars on U.S. EPA WaterSense Program

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Greenexpo365
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May 9 sessions will feature multiple experts on water-efficient building practices

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that at least 36 states will face water shortages by 2013.

It is a problem not limited to the desert Southwest but stretches to the Midwest, Florida, Georgia and other regions. EPA's WaterSense program is designed to decrease indoor and outdoor nonagricultural water use through more efficient products, equipment and programs.

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May 3, 2012

AWWA Offers ACE12 Online Preview

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The preview will be available May 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) has announced that it will broadcast a complimentary online event to anyone with an AWWA login account on Tuesday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature a preview of AWWA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition’s (ACE12) online exhibit hall, and participants will learn about ACE12 session highlights.

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April 30, 2012