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Recently, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) released the results of a survey it commissioned on homeowners’ opinions on water quality and treatment. The respondents showed increasing awareness of water quality and willingness to...
If you attended the WQA Aquatech USA 2013 tradeshow in Indianapolis in April, you heard about many exciting topics, but probably none that have been in the works for as long as the septic study. After more than 10 years in...
Stated simply, hard water is water that is hard to lather, and soft water is not. A more technically accurate definition of soft water describes the physical removal, to less than 1 grain per gal (gpg) in most cases, of...
Membrane processes can be classified in many ways, based on nature, structure or driving force. Hydrostatic pressure differences are used in microfiltration (MF), nanofiltration (NF), reverse osmosis (RO) and gas separation...
As concern for the environment moves ever closer to the forefront of public and media attention, the water treatment industry has been subjected to criticism. Reverse osmosis (RO) systems and softeners have been accused of...
For our protection, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established enforceable guidelines by which municipalities must abide and well owners should abide. These guidelines are known as maximum contaminant...
I could truthfully state that I was a door-to-door salesperson — for one whole day. I shadowed a security system salesperson to gain an accurate view of different sales techniques and potential customer reactions and...
PureMadi is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving water quality and quantity. WQP Assistant Editor Williette Nyanue spoke with James Smith and Rebecca Dillingham of PureMadi to learn how the organization is using...