Entries by bwharper78

Inside Scoop on Clean Water

First Water founder Tom Flaim recently presented water purification solutions on Washington D.C. based Emerald Planet.  Emerald Planet is a non profit organization committed to identifying 1,000 best practices to arrest, and possible reverse the impacts of climate change.  The EmeraldPlanet works in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in collaboration with the PanAmerican-PanAfrican […]

Hospital Water Disruption Best Practices

The California Hospital Association recently released guidelines and best practices for preparing for and responding to a water disruption.  California is especially interested water sustainability, as it is a scarce resource in the state.  Northers California is susceptible to earthquakes that could disrupt 85% of the Bay Area’s water supply.  The Los Angeles area gets […]

Operation Medical Shelter

First Water is proud to say that we were the only water purification Company honored to participate in this national exercise. We stand ready to serve all those in need during times of water disruption.

Boil Water Advisory Impacts Hospital, Food Service

Heavy rains in Danville, VA impacted the cities ability to provide safe drinking water to Danville Regional Medical Center as well as other businesses.  Read the full story here: http://articles.wdbj7.com/2012-03-27/water-notice_31246549 ————– Flooding is a major concern to municipalities, critical facilities and businesses.  During severe floods or even heavy rains, municipal water treatment facilities can become compromised. […]