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January 2012
In December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration announced that as a part of a collaboration, a new high-speed robotic screening system would...
Just as in years past, we enter 2012 with a host of changes ahead.  But from new laws and regulations to emerging contaminants to the still-struggling global economy, the water treatment industry is ready to meet them....
One of the largest and most well-respected teaching hospitals in Illinois is also home to a central power plant with 7,000 tons of cooling tower capacity and a 100,000-gal central chilled water loop. When newly issued...
Water treatment is rapidly expanding in the residential market. The primary reasons behind this expansion are better-educated consumers and a growing attention to the potential contaminants in drinking water, whether from a...
Started in 1988, Dunbar Water/Mr. H2O Pumps and Filters began as a simple operation, with founder Carl Dunbar working out of his home and using his Subaru to make sales calls. Since then, a “can-do” attitude and a dedication...
“These sure are exciting times, aren’t they?” That’s what people say, at least, when often what they mean instead is, “These sure are uncertain times, aren’t they?” or “These sure are scary times, aren’t they?” I say that is...
According to statistics published by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), water coolers across the U.S. consume about 6 billion kWh of electricity per year.1 Some water coolers actually use more energy than a...
Last summer’s wave of tropical storms left the East Coast scrambling to ensure drinking water quality. Water Quality Products editorial intern Raissa Rocha spoke with Marc Hamel of testing equipment manufacturer Horizon...