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Floura Teeter Gets Water Works Flowing

Baltimore, MD – Under the guidance of Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA), 12 year-old Rachel Pontious, other members of the Environmental Club and seventh grade students at Roland Park Elementary Middle School (RPEMS) spent the week of September 30 transforming an existing garden at the school into a series of rain gardens. Part of the second annual Green Apple Day of Service initiative sponsored by the United States Green Building Council, the Water Works project at RPEMS was designed to … Continue reading

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Netafim To Introduce Octave Water Meter

Fresno, Calif–Octave, a technically-advanced ultrasonic water meter that utilizes double-beam sensors to monitor flow, will be introduced by Netafim USA at the Irrigation Assn Show in November. Octave offers a new level of accuracy to measuring flow data because the water flow path is unrestricted; there are no moving parts or impeller, which typically propel a meter’s register. With no wear-prone parts, Octave’s ultrasonic technology reduces maintenance and improves long-term reliability. The meter’s measurement method is based on dual-beam sensors … Continue reading

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‘Pin Your Pool’ To Win $1,000

Elizabeth, NJ–Hayward Pool Products is harnessing the power of social media by launching its new Pinterest account and challenging consumers to pin their backyard pool photos for a chance to win any of 50 prizes in its “Pin Your Pool” contest. The online photo pinning contest, which runs through October 3, 2013, invites pinners to share their “funny, silly, romantic, or inspirational” pool photos. Submissions of all pools–including commercial pools, and those from parks and recreation departments and camp facilities–are welcome. … Continue reading

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Linquist Appointed Principal At EDSA

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.– When Founder Edward D. Stone Jr. launched EDSA in 1960, he had the unique vision of creating a special culture that incorporated the voice of every employee, regardless of title or age. This culture and “collective of innovative-minded peers” continues to evolve today as EDSA announced the promotion of 10 distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to the global planning, landscape architecture and urban design firm. With more than 30 years of experience and a long … Continue reading

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Former FDEP Director Join Genesis

Tampa, FL, September 23, 2013 — Jena Brooks, former FDEP Director of the Office of Greenways & Trails (OGT), has joined the Genesis planning, engineering and design firm as Associate Vice President in Ocala, FL.  Brooks will lead Genesis initiatives and projects involving planning, design and implementation of greenways and trails projects in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. from the firm’s new Ocala office at 233 SW 3rd Street, Suite 1, Ocala, FL 34470. Brooks has 20 years’ experience in … Continue reading

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