WaterBriefs: Robbins & Myers names president of new Fluid Management Group

Also in this report: ITT Aquious membrane filtration process wins Ontario certification; Ex-Im Bank free environmental exports workshop Sept. 29; ACWA director testifies at Little Hoover Commission on CALFED; IET Inc., Biophage Pharma sign joint marketing deal; Integrated Environmental Technologies to be on World Business Review TV series; Orica Watercare to be featured on World Business Review TV series; Survey says Americans unclear about ozone benefits...

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-- ITT Aquious membrane filtration process wins Ontario certification
-- Ex-Im Bank sponsors free environmental exports workshop Sept. 29
-- ACWA director testifies at Little Hoover Commission on CALFED
-- IET Inc., Biophage Pharma sign joint marketing deal
-- Integrated Environmental Technologies to be on World Business Review TV series
-- Orica Watercare to be featured on World Business Review TV series
-- Survey says Americans unclear about ozone benefits

Robbins & Myers names president of new Fluid Management Group
SPRINGFIELD, OH, Sept. 23, 2005 -- Saeid Rahimian, who has been with the company since 1983, will head the newly formed Robbins & Myers Fluid Management Group, which includes Moyno and R&M Energy Systems. This realignment combines product lines and technology to benefit a growing and shared customer base with increased and more effective utilization of manufacturing capacity and engineering resources...
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ITT Aquious membrane filtration process wins Ontario certification
MILFORD, OH, Sept. 23, 2005 -- Ontario communities that depend on surface water for drinking water now have a new government-approved treatment option. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (OMOE) recently issued a Certificate of Technology Assessment to Aquious -- PCI Membranes Systems of Milford, Ohio, for the Fyne Process nanofiltration system. The systems are now approved for use in surface water treatment in Ontario communities. Aquious-PCI Membranees Systems is a unit of ITT Advanced Water Treatment...
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Ex-Im Bank sponsors free environmental exports workshop Sept. 29
WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 23, 2005 -- U.S. companies can learn how to expand their export sales of environmentally beneficial equipment and servicesat a workshop sponsored by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) on Sept. 29 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The event is free, but registration is required...
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ACWA director testifies at Little Hoover Commission on CALFED
SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 23, 2005 -- In the second of three hearings to evaluate the governance of the CALFED program and the California Bay-Delta Authority (CBDA), Association of California Water Agencies Executive Director Steve Hall today presented testimony to the Little Hoover Commission. "I remain a believer in the concept of CALFED as one who can testify to its accomplishments and as one who believes reforms are urgently needed if it is to survive and fulfill its promise," Hall told the commissioners...
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IET Inc., Biophage Pharma sign joint marketing deal
LITTLE RIVER, S.C. & MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2005 -- Integrated Environmental Technologies Ltd. and Biophage Pharma Inc. today announced that they have executed a Joint Marketing Agreement.
The agreement enables both companies to market an end-to-end pathogen detection and control system. The combined marketing efforts will promote IET's EcaFlo™ equipment, in its role as an environmentally-responsible pathogen control method, and Biophage Pharma PDS® Biosensor, which is a rapid and efficient system that can detect and quantify living pathogens. When combined, these systems will allow for the rapid detection of harmful pathogens and the means necessary to manage or eliminate them...
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Integrated Environmental Technologies to be on World Business Review TV series
BOCA RATON, FL, Sept. 22, 2005 -- Multi-Media Productions (USA), Inc. announces the appearance of Integrated Environmental Technologies, Ltd. on World Business Review hosted by General Alexander Haig on Sept. 25 on CNBC as paid programming. For numerous commercial markets, bacteria management solutions are an integral part of the production process. But regulatory pressures are bringing about a multi-industry search for environmentally responsible procedures that are both reliable and cost effective. In this segment of World Business Review, Integrated Environmental Technologies will discuss their line of EcaFlo™ products that can be a viable way to save money and replace the need for traditional, hazardous chemicals...
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Orica Watercare to be featured on World Business Review TV series
BOCA RATON, FL, Sept. 22, 2005 -- Multi-Media Productions (USA) Inc. announces that Orica Watercare will be featured on World Business Review, hosted by General Alexander Haig on Sept. 25 on CNBC as paid programming. The MIEX® technology is a cost effective way to meet the new EPA disinfection by-product standards by removing the source of the problem (NOM) prior to disinfection rather than modifying disinfection practices. With more and more plants now under construction around the world, including the U.S., the technology is one of the most exciting advances in water treatment in recent years...
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Survey says Americans unclear about ozone benefits
OLDCASTLE, Ontario, Sept. 22, 2005 -- A survey of more than 1,000 adults in the United States has found that adults are unclear about ozone and its benefits, 40% have some understanding there is "good" ozone and "bad" ozone and other facts about ozone are less well understood, according to the lotus® Oh-Zone! Awareness Survey. For instance, only 22% know that ozone is safely used to kill bacteria and germs in some municipal water systems and that ozone helps reduce indoor air pollution. Fully 25% think it's what makes the sky blue...
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In earlier newsbriefs, see: "WaterBriefs: Nalco prepares in advance of Hurricane Rita" -- Also in this report (Sept. 21, 2005): Free AWWA webcast explores hurricane aftermath; PennWell offers free online job postings to those hurt by hurricane; Chemline staff donate bonuses for hurricane relief; Water Advocates campaigns for safe drinking water, sanitation; Datamatic, RedMoon form broadband AMR system partnership; Whatman hires new CEO; ANSI accredits product standards for siphonic roof drains; 'Ultrasound World II' provides predictive maintenance insights; American Water combats global water poverty; Aqua Society Inc. signs Yemeni sales agent; Wataire licenses water generator; CH2M Hill to manage Ga. city's municipal services; BOC product helps food processors improve process monitoring...

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