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Evoqua and Its Neptune Benson Business Acquire VAF Filtration Systems
Evoqua Water Technologies and its recently acquired Neptune Benson business announced the acquisition of VAF Filtration Systems. The acquisition pairs VAF’s self-cleaning, screen filtration systems with Neptune Bensons media based filters including the award winning Defender Regenerative Media Filters,  Vortisand cross-flow microsand filters and Legacy Sand Filters.

Growers Supply Introduces New GrowSpan Greenhouse Structures Website
Growers Supply has announced the launch of its new GrowSpan website. The website will have more greenhouse content and allows greenhouse structure customers to gather information that is pertinent to them. Customers will also be able to obtain project-specific information and quotes via an online submission form.

ASTM Test Methods Helps Determine Soil Gradation
A new ASTM International standard will help people who regularly need to determine particle size distribution for soil, including civil engineers who build levees, farmers who fertilize crops, and many others. The new standard, (D7928, Test Methods for Particle Size Distribution (Gradation) of Fine-Grained Soils Using the Sedimentation (Hydrometer) Analysis, provides a test method for determining particle size. The new standard will help agronomists with drainage from and nutrient delivery to crops, laboratories seeking a defined method to perform the test and more.


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