Value-Oriented Water Treatment

Giving customers value is what most retailers and wholesalers are doing during the economic slump. With rising costs for products and shipping, it is difficult to maintain sales and acquire profits. Cutting costs without cutting corners can be difficult as well. Sizing a water system and applying the correct treatment system can be a daunting task because salespeople must take into consideration that the customer wants the best possible water treatment at the lowest possible cost.

Deck: 

Providing the right solution at a good value while maintaining profit margins

About The Author: 

Jeffrey H. Roseman, CWS-VI, is a freelance writer and consultant and a member of the Water Quality Products Editorial Advisory Board. Roseman can be reached at 219.575.2490.

Publication Date: 
April 13, 2011
Activation Date: 
April 13, 2011
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22688

Going Public: Water Quality Issues

USGS study unlocks new findings on contaminants

About The Author: 

Patricia J. Toccalino and Jessica A. Hopple are hydrologists for the USGS. Toccalino can be reached at ptocca@usgs.gov. Hopple can be reached at jahopple@usgs.gov.

Activation Date: 
November 23, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22322

A New Use for DNA

Detecting heavy metals in drinking water

Activation Date: 
September 27, 2010
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22183

Granular Activated Carbon Not Working?

Addressing air in the bed of dry GAC

About The Author: 

Wayne Schuliger, P.E., is technical director for PACS Inc., and can be reached at wayne@pacslabs.com. Henry Nowicki, PhD./M.B.A., is president of PACS and Activated Carbon Services and be reached at henry@pacslabs.com. H. George Nowicki, B.S., is laboratory manager and business developer for PACS and can be reached at george@pacslabs.com. Barbara Sherman, N.S., is manager of operations for PACS and can be reached at barb@pacslabs.com.

Activation Date: 
September 24, 2010
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22181

Ion Exchange Developments

Ion exchange developments spur use in drinking water plants

About The Author: 

Francis Boodoo is technical director for The Purolite Co. and a member of the WQP Editorial Advisory Board. Boodoo can be reached at fboodoo@puroliteusa.com or 610.668.9090.

Activation Date: 
September 13, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22147

MTBE Removal With Activated Carbon

Effectively treating MTBE contamination

About The Author: 

Robert Potwora is technical director of Carbon Resources. Potwora can be reached at robert@carbonresources.com or at 760.630.5724.

Activation Date: 
September 13, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22146

UV Disinfection: Step By Step

Basics of putting UV disinfection systems to good use

About The Author: 

Sheila Berg is marketing communications manager for VIQUA – a Trojan Technologies Co. Berg can be reached at sberg@viqua.com or at 800.265.7246.

Activation Date: 
September 13, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22145

Certifying for Contaminant Reduction

Deciding which contaminant reduction claims to certify

About The Author: 

Tina Fischer is product certification supervisor for the Water Quality Assn. Fischer can be reached at 630.505.0160 or by e-mail at tfischer@wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
May 28, 2010
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
21839

Achieving Arsenic Removal

First successful demonstration of arsenic reduction using iron-based adsorption media

About The Author: 

Dennis Bitter is North American sales manager, inorganic program, for Severn Trent Services. Bitter can be reached at 614.899.7106 or by e-mail at dbitter@severntrentservices.com.

Activation Date: 
April 23, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
21710

Remediation Through Humification

The role of humic substances in groundwater remediation

About The Author: 

Ted McCarter is president of PRB Environmental Group, Inc. McCarter can be reached at 404.831.4446 or by e-mail at ted@prbeg.com.

Activation Date: 
April 5, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
21636