WaterBriefs: Largest membrane conference comes to Florida

Also in this report: Central Basin recognizes five outstanding students; ITT opens new world headquarters; Wolf Pack charges finish line in Concrete Canoe victory; Ecosphere Technologies appoints chairman, Co-CEO; Keating elected CEO of CONTECH; WEF announces new online scheduler for WEFTEC.08; Arcadian Networks announces new VP of sales; Scientists collect data to aid Afghanistan reconstruction; Hydro International adds new sales rep in Louisiana, Mississippi; (more)...

In other news below:
-- Central Basin recognizes five outstanding students
-- ITT opens new world headquarters
-- Wolf Pack charges finish line in Concrete Canoe victory
-- Ecosphere Technologies appoints chairman, Co-CEO
-- Keating elected CEO of CONTECH
-- WEF announces new online scheduler for WEFTEC.08
-- Arcadian Networks announces new VP of sales
-- Scientists collect data to aid Afghanistan reconstruction
-- Hydro International adds new sales rep in Louisiana, Mississippi
-- WorldWater & Solar Technologies appoints CEO
-- H2O Innovation named Supplier of the year

Largest membrane conference comes to Florida
NAPLES, FL -- The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA), with their affiliate Southeast Desalting Association (SEDA), will organize and conduct one of the largest and most comprehensive membrane events ever held in the United States. The conference will commence on Monday, July 14, 2008, with two pre-conference workshops sponsored by the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the Affordable Desalination Collaboration (ADC). The three-day conference will feature over 80 presentations in concurrent sessions, followed by committee and board meetings...

Among other recent headlines:

Central Basin recognizes five outstanding students
COMMERCE, CA -- Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors proudly presented five college-bound students with its second annual Water Scholar Award...
Also see:
-- "Central Basin receives achievement award for outstanding IT practices"
-- "Central Basin launches water blog"

ITT opens new world headquarters
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- ITT Corporation has opened the doors to its new world headquarters in White Plains, NY...
Also see:
-- "ITT names Nancy Lewis Chief Learning Officer"
-- "ITT elects VP and Senior VP"

Wolf Pack charges finish line in inaugural Concrete Canoe victory
MONTRÉAL, PQ, Canada --From a distance, the event being held in Montreal's Olympic Basin today may have looked like an ordinary canoe race. But the canoes these competitors were using were far from ordinary...
Also see:
-- "Concrete canoes set to cruise to Canada"
-- "Have concrete canoes, will travel"
-- "A 'concrete' commitment to the civil engineers of tomorrow"
-- "Concrete canoes come to Canada"

Ecosphere appoints chairman, Co-CEO
STUART, FL -- Ecosphere Technologies Inc., a diversified water engineering and services company, announced that Patrick Haskell has been appointed by the Board of Directors to serve as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer...
Also see: -- "Ecosphere CFO moves to chairman, announces new CFO"

Keating elected CEO of CONTECH
WEST CHESTER, OH -- CONTECH Construction Products Inc. announced that Ronald C. Keating has been elected the company's President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2008...
Also see:
-- "CONTECH announces reorganization"
-- "Rafi appointed Senior VP of CONTECH"

WEF announces new online scheduler for WEFTEC.08
ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the WEFTEC® Online Scheduler, a new service for conference attendees that makes it easier than ever to personalize and plan their unique WEFTEC experience...
Also see:
-- "WEF launches new, improved web discussion forums"

-- "WEF releases Chinese version of World Water & Environmental Engineering"
-- "Registration, housing now open for WEFTEC.08 in Chicago"

Arcadian Networks announces new VP of sales
NEW YORK, NY -- Arcadian Networks announced that Mike Beasley has joined the company as Vice President of Sales....
Also see: -- "Arcadian Networks announces new CEO"

Scientists collect data to aid Afghanistan reconstruction
RESTON, VA -- Policymakers, potential private investors, and the public received valuable new information today to help identify fault lines and the potential location of undiscovered water, oil and gas, and non-fuel mineral resources in Afghanistan...
Also see: -- "Earthworms found to contain chemicals from households, animal manure"

Hydro International adds new sales rep in Louisiana, Mississippi
PORTLAND, ME -- Hydro International announced an agreement with Coastal Process LLC of Denham Springs, La., to serve as Hydro's exclusive wastewater sales representative in Louisiana and Mississippi....
Also see: -- "Hydro marks growth in national sales with creation of two new roles"

WorldWater & Solar Technologies appoints CEO
EWING, NJ -- Dr. Frank W. Smith has been promoted from COO to Chief Executive Officer and elected to the Board of Directors of WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp...
Also see: -- "WorldWater & Solar Technologies announces three new board members"

H2O Innovation named Supplier of the year
QUEBEC, PQ, Canada -- The Manitoba Water and Wastewater Association named H2O innovation Inc. ("H2O") presented Bob Downing, territory manager (Manitoba) at H2O, with its "Supplier of the year" award....
Also see: -- "H2O launches revamped website"

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