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Feb 3 2014
Despite a storm that dropped 10 in. of snow on New York City and created a state of emergency in parts of New York state, the severe weather could…
Jan 31 2014
The following is a statement from National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) CEO Kevin McCray, CAE, regarding President Barack Obama's comments regarding his…
Jan 30 2014
The National Ground Water Assn.'s (NGWA) 2014 board features new officers, division vice presidents and three new directors.  The new officers for…
Jan 29 2014
The ShowerSaver is a simple and easy­-to-­use device that tracks shower time and the number of gallons used. The device uses a sensor to…
Jan 23 2014
The Wishing Well Intl. Foundation (WWIF) and Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) golf tournament will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, with signup…
Jan 23 2014
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) board of directors elected Gene Koontz of Lemoyne, Pa., as its next president-elect and chose five new vice…
Jan 21 2014
The board of directors for nonprofit National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) elected one new board member, Jim Mock, effective Nov. 1, 2013. Mock is…
Jan 21 2014
In a session addressing how people’s changing attitudes about water will affect business, New York Times bestselling author Charles Fishman will be…
Jan 20 2014
With California facing water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. proclaimed a state of emergency and…
Jan 20 2014
A class action lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the recent Elk River chemical spill. Filed together with the Morgan & Morgan Complex…
Jan 17 2014
Imagine H2O announced the finalists of its fifth annual business innovations competition. The 12 companies selected to advance to the second round…
Jan 16 2014
A two-week expedition of western Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains, conducted by Pax Arctica, Makerere University’s Mountain Resource Centre and Green…
Jan 15 2014
Douglas T. White, former president of the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) board of governors died on Jan. 11 after a lengthy illness. He served on WQA’s…
Jan 13 2014
The chemical spill in Charleston, W.Va., has impacted the drinking water for American Water's treatment and distribution systems. The company is…
Jan 8 2014
Mexel USA LLC, exclusive U.S. distributor of Mexel anti-fouling products, signed a strategic agreement with American Chemstar Inc., trading as Amchem…
Jan 3 2014
The Intl. Desalination Assn. (IDA) has awarded the 2013 Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Leila Karimi, a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for…
Jan 2 2014
The Intl. Water Summit (IWS) will host an The Intl. Desalination Assn. (IDA) Desalination Academy course on "Integration of Hybrid Technologies with…
Jan 2 2014
Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have contributed significantly to…
Dec 24 2013
Following the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, thousands of Filipino families are still homeless today, with no access to clean drinking water. "Our…
Dec 20 2013
The international expert organization Derka, active in more than 50 countries, is making an initial Christmas donation of EUR 100,000 to UNICEF.…
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