WaterBriefs: Jackson, Ohio, picks Woolpert for water plant design

In other news: Geomatrix expands to Montana; Seven U.S. university teams win at global engineering contest; Halliburton gets Thermatek underground fluid invasion technology; Golder Associates buys water treatment company; Amiantit Group Oman unit wins $11M pipe order; GE Fanuc unveils new vision, structure; Telvent's OASyS DNA certified to SAP; Nestlé questions Mich. bottled water limits; PPG Huntsville facility earns AWEA Water Award; AwwaRF names new executive director...

In other news below (June 1, 2005):
-- Geomatrix expands services to Montana
-- EcoWater named Lowe's 2004 'Supplier of the Year'
-- Seven teams from U.S. universities among winners of international engineering contest
-- Halliburton acquires Thermatek underground fluid invasion technology
-- Golder Associates acquires water treatment company
-- Amiantit Group unit in Oman wins US$11 million in GRE pipe orders
-- GE Fanuc announces new organizational vision, structure
-- Telvent's OASyS DNA wins integration certification with SAP solutions
-- Nestle: Water use permits raise questions for Mich. businesses, environment and economy
-- PPG Aerospace Huntsville facility earns AWEA Water Excellence Award
-- California Water District to implement energy storage systems
-- AWWA Research Foundation selects new executive director

Jackson, Ohio, selects Woolpert for water treatment project
To provide electrical, mechanical and environmental engineering services for design and technical specifications for controls for new plant...
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Geomatrix expands services to Montana
Geomatrix Consultants announces two new office locations, and retention of several new environmental experts to beef up staff...
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EcoWater named Lowe's 2004 'Supplier of the Year'
Of the thousands of suppliers to Lowe's, only 18 are selected to receive this award annually...
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Seven U.S. university teams among winners of international engineering contest
DaimlerChrysler and UNESCO award a total of 300,000 euros in prize money. Twenty-one teams from 28 countries receive the Mondialogo Engineering Award. U.S. winners highest total among all participating countries. Safer water and wastewater treatment provision key focus of projects...
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Halliburton acquires Thermatek underground fluid invasion technology
To assist operators with increased production through effective water management and reduced lost circulation in hydrocarbon extraction operations. Thermatek technology has been used to successfully extend well life on projects in Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North America...
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Golder Associates acquires water treatment company
Water treatment consulting firm, Resource Technologies Group Inc., joins Colorado company, adding 165 to staff and marking development of a new Water Treatment Group to Golder's offerings...
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Amiantit Group unit in Oman wins US$11 million in GRE pipe orders
Composite Pipes Industry LLC of Oman, a member company of the Amiantit Group, has been awarded two contracts by Petrol Development Oman (PDO) for a total of 101 kilometers of glass reinforced epoxy (GRE) pipes worth more than $11 million as declared by CEO Eng. Fareed Alkhalawi...
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GE Fanuc announces new organizational vision, structure
New strategies and multi-year organizational changes unveiled at first GE Fanuc Discover Series Users Conference in New Orleans align with customers, manufacturers evolving needs for improved productivity, compliance and reduced costs...
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Telvent's OASyS DNA wins integration certification with SAP solutions
The global real-time information technology company announces its SCADA and information management platform, OASyS DNA, has achieved SAP Certified Integration. This certification status means its OASyS DNA 7.4 integrates seamlessly with SAP solutions...
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Nestle: Water use permits raise issues for Mich. businesses, environment, economy
Kim Jeffery, president and CEO of Nestle Waters North America, parent company of Michigan-based Ice Mountain Spring Water Company, reacted negatively to Gov. Jennifer Granholm's decision today to impose detrimental measures on Michigan's bottled water industry and Nestle Waters' Michigan operations...
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PPG Aerospace Huntsville facility earns AWEA Water Excellence Award
PPG Aerospace has received a 2004 Excellence in Industrial Treatment Award from Alabama's Water Environment Association (AWEA) for exemplary wastewater treatment at its Huntsville facility.
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City of Twin Falls, OMI celebrate 20-year partnership
The city of Twin Falls contracted OMI -- a unit of CH2M Hill -- to operate its wastewater plant in 1985. Today, OMI services include biosolids management, industrial pretreatment, operation and management of the pretreatment facility, and operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment facility...
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California Water District to implement energy storage systems
Northern Power Systems, a subsidiary of Distributed Energy Systems Corp., has been contracted to design, engineer and install an advanced energy storage system for the Palmdale Water District's Southern California water treatment plant and adjacent pumping facility...
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AWWA Research Foundation selects new executive director
The AwwaRF Board of Trustees appoint Rob Renner, currently executive director at the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA), as its new executive director, to replace the retiring James Manwaring...
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In earlier news briefs, see: "WaterBriefs: Pump firm Andress-Walsh opens new branch in Baton Rouge" -- ALSO: Enviro Voraxial to demonstrate separator at Offshore Technology Conference; University Park, Texas, customizes Cartegraph software; Int'l American Technologies gains controlling interest in Hammonds...

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