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March 2012
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it had worked with three New Jersey school districts to successfully lower lead levels in their drinking water. Testing in 2010 and 2011 found elevated...
If you do not have the time or dedication to do it right the first time, what makes you think you will have the time or opportunity to do it twice? In the water treatment industry, there are many shortcuts available. They...
Like assembling a jigsaw puzzle, regulations for drinking water products must be understood and put together correctly to find a solution and see the entire regulatory picture. Unfortunately, the pieces can be difficult to...
Hardness is a common water quality issue that does not pose any direct human health risks. The minerals found in hard water—typically calcium and magnesium—have no ill health effects to speak of. However, the minerals in...
Every dealership has an opinion on what is most important in a finance company. Some care only about the interest rate the customer will pay; others worry more about how they will be treated or how quickly their loans will...
Activated carbon (AC) is a common component in many water treatment devices. It removes a wide variety of organic-based contaminants, as well as some inorganic contaminants such as free chlorine and monochloramine. It is...
The global need for point-of-use (POU) drinking water treatment products with microbiological reduction or purification claims has grown in recent years. The proliferation of these products is evident in developing countries...
The industry is getting ready to gather for the WQA Aquatech USA 2012 tradeshow, March 6 to 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and the event promises to provide valuable networking and business opportunities, as well as...
Minding the numbers leads to success in the water treatment industry When I got into the water business, the unanimous sense was that I was lucky to be in such a great industry—an essential field with growth potential. It...
Choosing the right drinking water treatment product is not easy. There are many factors to consider prior to installation. Water characteristics, family members, price and certification by a reputable organization all are...
As U.S. water infrastructure continues to age, it is beginning to impact water quality. Jeff Zagoudis, contributing editor for Water Quality Products, spoke with Allan Connolly, vice president of operations and engineering...