to serve our 40,000+ customers. Quench is an AquaVenture Holdings business. For more information, please visit www.quenchonline.com . About AquaVenture Holdings: AquaVenture Holdings (NYSE: WAAS ) is a multinational provider of Water-as-a-Service, or WAAS, solutions that provide our customers with a reliable and cost-effective source of clean drinking and process water. AquaVenture Holdings is composed of two operating platforms: Quench, a U.S. based provider of filtered water systems and related products; and Seven Seas Water, a multinational provider of desalination and wastewater treatment... Read more
in Auburn. School officials received the results March 30. On Friday morning, school officials issued the no use order to staff and students. According to a press release from AOS 98 Superintendent Eileen King, school officials have shut down all fountains and bubblers, bottled water will be used for all food preparation, and Poland Springs would be delivering water coolers Friday and Monday, for placement in strategic locations for water consumption by students, staff and visitors. I understand that such notices as these can cause alarm so I want to assure you that we are addressing the issue... Read more
Gather said water used for drinking and cooking was fine. There were some old maintenance sinks and the physics labs that are not used as much that were above the threshold, and we shut those areas off, he said. Gathers said the school has contacted a consultant who is coming Monday to assess the district and see what steps it should take next. He said all of the areas that tested high for lead or copper were turned off and the district plans to address any repairs over the summer months. Gathers said the school could put filters on each faucet to reduce lead and copper levels, but they want... Read more
The contamination was discovered late last month after a high school student working on a project for an Advanced Placement class began investigating what she told administrators was an unpleasant taste in the school water, Shawn Carlson, assistant superintendent of the Boothbay-Boothbay Harbor Community School District, said Friday. We did the testing based on concerns she had raised with our maintenance director, Carlson said. She said, The water doesnt taste good, and a lot of the students dont drink it. Of 20 samples taken from 10 sinks and spigots in each of the two schools taken on March... Read more
The high school was built in 1954, while the elementary school was built in 1977. Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-South Portland, has proposed a bill that would require school districts to conduct water-safety testing. Millett said lawmakers are still looking at how to pay for fixing any problems that might be found, especially at schools that need extensive repairs. The cost of not addressing this will be much larger than the cost of addressing it now, Millett said. I do think theres a significant amount of concern, and people want to see the problem addressed, because we are talking about the safety... Read more
The steps are being taken in response to economic changes in health care, according to a Mercy statement released to The Tribune Thursday. Health care is expensive. There is absolutely no denying that, Mercy Hospital Fort Scott President Reta Baker said Friday. She said obtaining the equipment to provide health care costs the hospital a significant amount of money. We see increasing costs in drugs, we see increasing costs in equipment replacement, increasing costs in supplies, Baker said. Weve worked very hard in the last 10 years not to pass costs on to the public, because costs are already... Read more
Healthy water is crucial for living, however lots of people in the established world don't assume much concerning the water they utilize for drinking, cooking, and also hygiene. In establishing countries, however, the search for safe drinking water could be an everyday crisis. Countless individuals die annually, the majority of them kids, from largely preventable conditions caused by an absence of accessibility to clean water and also correct hygiene.
Water is so essential to our survival, yet strangely sufficient, we don't know the first point concerning it-- essentially the initial. Where...
Around 1906, Luther Haws and Halsey Willard Taylor created the first drinking water cooler, with the primary objective being to provide safer fresh water and also minimize the threat of typhoid fever brought on by polluted water. Luther's father had died from of typhoid fever brought on by contaminated h2o.
Early drinking water fountains offered room temperature drinking water, however popular interest triggered the creation of fountains which could easily dispense cooler H2O, thereby destroying the micro-organisms which caused toxins as well as disease. However, early water coolers did...