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Archive for September, 2012


Replacement Refs in the Water Industry

Written by Ron Steiger


Wow, the NFL has heard quite an uproar from the masses about bad or absent calls by the replacement referees in the first 3 weeks of the 2012 football season.  Americans are certainly passionate about their football, to the point to where millions of dollars are spent discussing, debating, measuring, analyzing and troubleshooting the problem. 

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Innovation & Benefits of Point of Drinking (POD)

Written by Mike McGettigan

From cost savings to cleaner water at consumption, Point of Drinking (POD) systems offer an innovative solution and significant benefits. 

The Water Initiative’s (TWI’s) POD innovation was recently acknowledged by The Artemis Project™.   TWI has been chosen for the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing. 

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Why Americans are Not Talking about the Water Infrastructure Crisis

Written by Vincent Caprio

The U.S. water infrastructure is aged and decaying. In fact, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Water Innovations Alliance foundation rate the U.S. water infrastructure at a “D-.”  The EPA estimates repairing and updating the water infrastructure at $365 billion. Many pipes were installed prior to World War II and now lead to, on average, 700 water main breaks a day.

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