Helen of Troy is kicking off Pur Community, a new initiative from the company’s health and home division, which is designed to help municipalities experiencing water quality issues with immediate and cost-effective point-of-use filtration solutions.
Hydros, a water filtration brand, has launched a new line of filtering pitchers, carafes and bottles.
A.O. Smith Corporation has been selected as the primary supplier of residential water treatment products for all Lowe’s U.S. home improvement stores, the company said.
Bluewater has launched the $1 million Challenge For Drinking Water Innovation at the Sustainable Innovation in Sport Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The contest aligns with U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 6, the company said, which calls for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.
Bluewater recently launched the Bluewater Clean Water Movement in an effort to educate consumers on water quality and excess single-use plastics. In order to support its goals, the company conducted a survey on American bottled water use and consumer trust in water quality.
Pelican Water Systems has launched educational resources on its website dedicated to educating consumers on the various water filtration products available today.
Aquasana’s drinking water filters, both countertop and under the sink, are said to be the first filtration appliances to earn certification to a new protocol developed by NSF International. The protocol is said to verify a water treatment device’s ability to reduce PFOA and PFOS to below the health advisory levels set by the EPA. In the past, PFOA had been used in the manufacturing process of some non-stick cookware.
A.O. Smith Corporation, a manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment, water treatment and air purification products that acquired Aquasana in 2016, reported record sales of $2.69 billion in 2016. This was a 6% increase from 2015 and 8% when adjusted for the stronger U.S. dollar against the Chinese currency.
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), in partnership with manufacturers of 17 refrigerator brands, will launch a campaign to educate consumers on the growing risk of unknowingly buying counterfeit and deceptively labeled water filters for refrigerators.
Brita is joining the University of California at Berkeley in a combined effort to increase campus sustainability efforts while offering students and the broader campus community healthier beverage choices.