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November 2012
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“Ignorance is bliss,” or so the old adage goes—but unfortunately, when it comes to water, ignorance can be dangerous. According to a survey conducted by the Nature Conservancy, 77% of Americans who do not use private water...
The U.S. is currently experiencing its worst drought in 56 years. Many cities and regions are enduring unprecedented water restrictions and unfortunately, it looks like there is no end in sight. Charles Fishman,...
Granular activated carbon (GAC) is the great equalizer, providing superb filtration for a wide range of end-user concerns. It is a versatile, high-capacity powerhouse medium that can reduce and capture a multitude of...
It has been said, "You don't know what you've got until it's gone." This saying can be all too familiar to anyone who has ever neglected a pump. A dependable pump is not truly appreciated when it is working properly, but...
Here is a story that I have heard far too often over the years: "John" has been a professional water treatment dealer for eight years. Like many, he built his business from the ground up. By his own admission, he had more...
The source for drinking water is an important consideration when determining which water quality tests to run. Groundwater sources, especially private wells that are not tested on a regular basis, are susceptible to various...
Groundwater provides a valuable source of drinking water for millions of people across the U.S. But as new contaminants are discovered and droughts continue to worsen, resulting in depleted aquifers, it is increasingly...
Andrew John Wilson's start in the water treatment industry began with a night of reminiscing with a childhood friend. In the 1970s, the friend’s father started Angel Soft Water, and Wilson remembered watching the company...
IPads and tablet devices have become important to sales and marketing professionals in home products and many other industries, according to a recent survey of business professionals. Late last year, Huthwaite Inc., a sales...
For many years, I noticed the Energy Star sticker on my salon's water cooler, and I used to wonder what it meant. Who put the sticker there? What makes a water cooler a star?This was years before I considered purchasing an...
Many regions across the U.S. are experiencing drought conditions, and in the past few years Texas has been especially hard hit. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline spoke with Bob Boerner, president of Culligan...