Industry News: August 2018

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Anue Water Technologies appoints vice president of operations
Anue Water Technologies has appointed Gregory Bock as vice president, operations. He brings over 30 years’ specialty water experience to the company, most recently serving as central region division manager for Zee Water. Earlier in his career he held management positions with GE Water/BetzDearborn, including the opening of numerous field service centers to support industrial water customers.

Duperon announces new national sales manager
Duperon has named Lorene Bruns as national sales manager. She started with the company in 2005 as an inside sales manager/estimator and was most recently the Northeast U.S. regional sales manager. In this new capacity, she will be a member of Duperon’s Frontline Leadership Team. Among other organizational leadership positions, Bruns is the chair of the Michigan Water Environment Association Water for People Committee.

Dow’s Minimal Liquid Discharge approach wins award
Dow Water Solutions, a business unit of DowDuPont Safety & Construction division, recently won a 2018 International Desalination Association award for Industry Technology and Innovation Leader in Water Reuse and Conservation. The award recognizes contributions to Minimal Liquid Discharge, an innovative wastewater management approach that helps industry move beyond a linear “take, make and dispose” model to a world in which raw materials are continuously recycled and reused.

SUEZ meets Philadelphia Eagles player to raise awareness about water scarcity
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions hosted an event in Washington, D.C., that brought together water industry leaders to learn about Philadelphia Eagles’ player Chris Long’s Waterboys Initiative. By working alongside Long and his program, which aims to raise funds and awareness to provide clean water to communities in East Africa, SUEZ looks to help expand the audience talking about water scarcity and improving the security and reliability of the world’s water supply.

WRF gets $4.5 million grant for recycled water use and reuse
The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has initiated research on future and innovative recycled water uses other than irrigation, including highly refined drinking water, under two grants totaling $4.5 million recently awarded by the California State Water Resources Control Board. The board awarded the grant funds to WRF as part of its research program to advance potable and nonpotable water reuse applications statewide in a manner protective of public health and the environment.


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