Water Quality

How graywater systems reduce potable water use

Waste not, want not.
By Nadia Askar
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When trying to learn about being green and reusing water, one can feel suffocated by all the terminology. There’s graywater, blackwater, reclaimed water, recycled water, potable water and nonpotable water. Let’s start with defining these terms.


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NSF International HACCP training program available for water systems professionals

HACCP training helps prevent harm from building water systems.
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NSF International creates Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training to reduce risk of microbial, chemical and physical hazards in building water systems.


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California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association responds to drought declaration

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Governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for California, CA-NV AWWA calls on drinking water community to take necessary actions. 


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Have a Merry, No-Lead Christmas

Make sure to cull your leaded inventory before Jan. 4, 2014.
By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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By now, you are probably tired of hearing about the new no-lead legislation. The days are counting down until Jan. 4, 2014, the effective date of the law.


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Get the Lead Out Plumbing Consortium readies plumbing industry for new low lead law

Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act to take effect on January 4, 2014.
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Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act to take effect on January 4, 2014.


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United Nations recognizes first World Toilet Day

American Standard’s Flush For Good campaign reports progress.
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American Standard’s Flush For Good campaign reports progress.


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Gilbert Plumbing uses its extensive knowledge and skills to educate customers about local water issues

Treating Phoenix’s aggressive water.
By Kelly Faloon
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Phoenix has some of the worst water in the country. The aggressive water coming from the Colorado River and other sources is heavily mineralized and loaded with calcium carbonates — so much so that the water becomes conductive.


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Watts Water Technologies celebrates opening of lead-free foundry

A serious investment.
By John McNally
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The Watts Water Technologies family rolled out the proverbial red carpet in June as the company officially cut the ribbon on its new 30,000-sq.-ft. lead-free plumbing products foundry in Franklin, N.H.


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WaterGroup opens warehouse in San Antonio

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The new warehouse will become the main shipping point for WaterGroup’s Texas customers.


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Bottle your own water

Turn the reusable water bottle trend to your advantage.
By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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It seems the latest trend is to carry your own bottle to use for drinking water. All my children carry a water bottle. Even my wife carries a water bottle.


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In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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