Jun 07, 2019

Industry News Week 6/7/19

Voltea announce winner; Water Council receives innovation award

Voltea's DiEntry whole-home water purification system
Voltea's DiEntry whole-home water purification system.

Voltea Announce DiEntry Giveaway Winner

Derek Sajdak, president of Aqua Science AZ, entered the DiEntry giveaway and is the winner. Aqua Science has been serving customers in the Phoenix, Ariz., market since 1998.

"It is important that we are on the cutting edge of technology and look forward to working with Voltea to provide this innovative DiEntry product," Sajdak said.


The Water Council Receives Award for Water Technology Innovation

The Water Council was named a winner of the 2019 Great Lakes Leadership Awards for Water Technology Innovation. The Great Lakes Protection Fund named six organizations from the U.S. and Canada as recipients of the award, which highlights water technology innovation that addresses current threats and anticipates future challenges to water quality in the Great Lakes. In announcing the award, the fund praised The Water Council for its efforts to spur innovations for the benefit of the Great Lakes Basin’s people and environment.

“We are honored to receive this award in recognition of the support we offer promising, innovative entrepreneurs that are tackling global water challenges with cutting-edge solutions,” said Dean Amhaus, president and CEO of The Water Council. “These entrepreneurs can be the feeder of new technologies into the market place and an engine for creating jobs.”


BlueTech Names 15 Water Technologies to Watch

The Innovation Showcase at BlueTech Forum 2019 will feature more companies than years prior. The water technology companies taking part have been selected from across the world and boast innovative technologies addressing some of the water industry’s biggest challenges.

Potential applications include micropollutant detection, decentralized wastewater treatment, resource recovery, sludge management and zero liquid discharge. Technologies include a cloud-based artificial intelligence system for water main condition assessment, energy-efficient UV-LED drinking water disinfection systems and a bio-based adsorbent material that can be customized to capture micropollutants from wastewater.

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