April 2010

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Ever since the devastating earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12, I have seen numerous news stories and press releases about water professionals donating time, equipment and expertise to relief efforts, specifically those providing clean, safe water to the...

The 32,000-per-cu-ft grain capacity claim is actually a spurious concept when it comes to residential automatic self-regenerating water softeners. This kind of capacity result is generally realized with very high, inefficient salt settings or in...

From March 1 to March 5, 2010, something never previously attempted was set into motion. The mission: take a small team of water treatment professionals, give them a small white pick-up truck, point them down the rubble-filled alleys and streets of...

Nothing is constant except change itself. Water coolers and water vending machines are not exempt from this old adage. Think of a water cooler. What comes to mind? Most typically, a picture of the standalone device that has a 5-gal bottle of “purified...

Times have never been better for recruiting great salespeople. Unemployment is higher than it has been and that means more people are looking for fewer positions. There are great salespeople out there but you need to work smart to land the best. Here...

A patented new leading-edge technology for decontamination of water and soil using humic substances (HS) provides an effective, cost-efficient solution. The application utilizes permeable reactive barrier (PRB) that is installed by injection to...

Internationally, consumers are becoming increasingly informed of the threats bottled water poses to their environment, pocketbook and even their health. In 2008, Americans drank 100 million less gal of bottled water than in 2007, marking the first...

Organizations are increasingly coming under pressure to reduce their environmental impact. This pressure comes from various sources; cost reduction is often a large part of the picture, but so too are differentiation of product and service, reputation...

Water vending is a growing, lucrative and environmentally friendly field, yet water dealers often overlook this viable option. Edward Gale, president of Chem-Free Systems, Inc., explains why this segment of the industry is both a smart and simple...