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Water treatment professionals must stay aware of current events and industry interest news. Top news stories are included that have an impact on business owners, managers and employees in various water treatment fields.


HBR includes Pentair chairman and CEO in '100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World'

MANCHESTER, England — Pentair Chairman and CEO Randall J. Hogan ranked 68th in the Harvard Business Review’s (HBR) “100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World.”

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AWWA to host webinar on Ebola risks and precautions

DENVER — The webinar, scheduled for 1 to 2 p.m. (EST) on Nov. 6, will include experts’ perspectives on current Ebola research relating to wastewater and drinking water operations.

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EPA approves New Jersey’s 2012 list of polluted waters

NEW YORK — The list helps to establish regulatory priorities for addressing potential threats from water pollution.

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Wharton IGEL names new advisory board member

TREVOSE, Pa. — Glynn D. Key, GE general counsel, serves as the chief legal and compliance officer for water and process technologies for GE Power & Water.

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WateReuse Association releases new white paper on CWSRF

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The newly released white paper explains the changes in eligibility for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), the pros and cons of the CWSRF and the steps to take to apply for funding.

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Park Water Company receives CA-NV AWWA Larry C. Larson Safety Award

DOWNEY, Calif. — Park Water Company will receive the Larry C. Larson Safety Award at the 2014 California - Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) Fall Conference.

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CDC announces plans for wastewater safety guidance concerning Ebola

DENVER — CDC reveals plans to conduct interim guidance on wastewater safety and the inactivation of the Ebola virus by wastewater treatment processes in a conference call with the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and other water organizations.

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EPA awards additional funds to New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK — The funds will be primarily used to upgrade sewage plants and drinking water systems throughout New York and New Jersey.

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ATP-IP reaches settlement over alleged unauthorized discharges into the Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON — ATP Infrastructure Partners LP (ATP-IP) will pay a $1 million civil penalty and perform corrective measures in response to alleged claims of unauthorized discharges of oil and chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Los Angeles aims to lower water use

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti explained, when announcing the water use plan, that the city’s existing reductions in water use were inadequate given the severity of the ongoing drought.

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