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As "Your Resource for Defensible Data", Alloway strives to keep you up-to-date on recent developments in the environmental industry. We have compiled news you can use.

Alloway Supports Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Walk

09/25/13

Every year, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation holds Great Strides benefit walks across the country to raise funding for research. The Johnny Appleseed Farm Park in Lima, Ohio was the site for one of this year’s benefit walks. On Saturday, September 7th, representatives from Alloway and many others came to support finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. The 2013 Lima Great Strides event raised over $13,000 to help change the prognosis for people with Cystic Fibrosis.

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Alloway Assists with 2013 River Event

08/01/13

On July 31st, 2013 the Ottawa River Coalition hosted the 2013 River Event as part of their summer youth program. Alloway had the privilege of assisting with this important program by leading a session on water quality testing. Over 100 children had the opportunity to investigate temperature and pH levels in river water samples, and discuss how the measurements affect the organisms that call the river home. (For an up-close look at the day’s activities, see the pictures displayed in the sidebar of this page.)

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Alloway is an Approved ProMedica Vendor

06/26/13

Alloway is an approved ProMedica vendor through Vendormate. Vendormate is an online database that assists healthcare providers in selecting credentialed service providers. If you are currently using Vendormate, or if your organization is a part of ProMedica, please contact us at support@alloway.com to learn more about establishing Alloway as one of your service providers. 

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Alloway Scores 100% on NY Potable Water Study

06/07/13

Alloway’s primary goal is to provide customers with defensible data. As evidence of Alloway's commitment to defensible data, we are proud to share that Alloway’s Marion facility recently received a score of 100% on the NY Potable Water Study.  150 out of 150 were reported within limits.  To view other proficiency testing results, visit the Committed to Defensible Data news item. 

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Lana Jackson Promoted to Lima Lab Manager

05/31/13
Former Assistant Laboratory Manager, Lana Jackson, will be taking the lead as the new Laboratory Manager of the Lima facility. Lana has been employed with Alloway for 6 years, and she has over 27 years of experience in the water and wastewater laboratory industry. Alloway is excited about the direction she will offer to the Lima laboratory. 
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Alloway Supports Water for People

04/17/13

Water For People is an international, nonprofit humanitarian organization that focuses on long-lasting, safe drinking water resources and improved sanitation in the developing world. As a member of the water and wastewater industry, Alloway recognizes the importance of the mission of Water for People. Alloway provides annual financial support to assist in the cause of building a world where no one suffers or dies from a water- or sanitation-related disease.

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New Capabilities for Analyzing Free Cyanide in Wastewater

03/28/13

To better serve customers, Alloway is constantly working to stay on the cutting edge of advancements in technology and changes in regulations. Recently, Alloway has developed new capabilities in analyzing free cyanide by method ASTM D7237-10. This method provides Alloway with a reporting level of 3 ug/L. Contact us at support@alloway.com for a quote today.

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Committed to Defensible Data

03/28/13

Alloway’s primary goal is to provide customers with defensible data. Alloway’s facilities and staff are accredited, certified, audited, and approved by various programs. As evidence of Alloway's commitment to defensible data, we are proud to share our recent proficiency testing results.

• WP0113 Non-Potable = 100% (384/384)

• WS0113 Potable = 99% (149/151)

• NELAP Potable Study 357 = 99% (145/147)

• WSM0912 Microbiology = 100% (40/40)

• NELAP Non-Potable Study 355 =100% (61/61)

• DMRQA32 Non-Potable Chemistry =98% (51/52)

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Alloway is an Approved ISN Vendor

01/28/13

Alloway is an approved vendor through ISN Networld. ISN is an online database that allows businesses to select vendors that best meet internal and governmental requirements, while also giving businesses the opportunity to centralize their information and save time. If you are a current owner client in ISN and would like to add Alloway as a vendor, please contact Jessica Begonia at 419-223-1362 or jessica.begonia@alloway.com. To learn more about the features and benefits of ISN, visit www.isn.com.  

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Operational Evaluation Level for Disinfectants/Disinfection Byproducts Rule

01/02/13

As Stage 2 of the Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule is further implemented, public water systems are now required to meet Operational Evaluation Levels (OELs). A system exceeds the OEL when the sum of the two previous quarters’ results for Trihalomethanes (TTHM) and Haloactic Acids (HAA5), plus twice the current quarter’s result, divided by 4 to determine an average, exceeds a maximum contaminant level. See formula below:

1Q + 2Q + (2 X 3Q)       >     0.08 (TTHM) or

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