Industry News - July 2021

Industry News - July 2021

Larsen retires from Felling Trailers 
Daniel “Boone” Larsen, Felling Trailers’ Great Lakes regional sales manager, has retired. The 40-year industry veteran joined Felling in 2010 as its Midwest and Southeast U.S. regional sales manager. He provided dealer support for 15 states spanning from Minnesota to Virginia, to Florida to Mississippi. In 2014, Boone reduced his coverage area to the Great Lakes Region.

Wieser Concrete acquires Minnesota Precast Industries
Wieser Concrete acquired Minnesota Precast Industries, based in Rosemount, Minnesota. The staff will remain at the Rosemount plant, with Kenny Lien from Wieser’s Maiden Rock plant joining to assist in production and deliveries.

NOWRA launches new website, announces conference dates
The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) launched a newly designed, mobile-friendly website that includes industry information, education and tools for members and state affiliated organizations. Other features of include an enhanced septic locator to search for septic professionals and coverage of the latest advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and with regulatory agencies.

NOWRA also announced that the 2021 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference will be held Oct. 17-20 in San Marcos, Texas. The conference is a collaboration involving NOWRA, the National Association of Wastewater Technicians, the State Onsite Regulators Association and the Texas Onsite Wastewater Association. The conference theme this year is Essential Work in the Lone Star State.

OneWater announces Algaewheel acceptance in Colorado and Vermont
OneWater announced the acceptance of Algaewheel Rotating Algal Contactors as an alternative technology for use in domestic wastewater treatment works in Colorado. Denver-based Coombs-Hopkins Company serves as manufacturer’s representative for the Algaewheel system in Colorado. Champlin Associates of Essex Junction, Vermont, is OneWater’s manufacturer representative for Algaewheel in New England states. 


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