Contaminant Reduction Testing

An overview of standards and testing procedures for contaminant-reduction technologies

About The Author: 

Emily Bolda, CWS VI, is laboratory supervisor for the Water Quality Association. Bolda can be reached at 630.505.0160 or by e-mail at ebolda@wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
January 29, 2009
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
20084

Consumers’ Contaminant Concerns

With consumers becoming more aware of the importance of water quality, dealers should offer more water testing

About The Author: 

Jeff Roseman, CWS-VI, is owner of Aqua Ion Plus+ Technologies. Roseman is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Water Quality Products. He can be reached by e-mail at jeffrey@aquaionplus.com.

Activation Date: 
January 28, 2009
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
20079

Contaminated Drinking Water: A National Health Issue

New water treatment system keeps residential drinking water free of EDCs

About The Author: 

Kipp Bodnar is a technical writer for Clean Water Scientific, Inc. Bodnar can be reached at 919.848.2400 or by e-mail at kbodnar@merrellgroup.com.

Activation Date: 
December 18, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19932

Caution: Lead in Water

The interest in reducing environmental lead exposure is evident with the recent revision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the nation’s Air Quality Standards, which were lowered from 1.5 to 0.15 ug of lead per cubic meter of air. “With these stronger standards, a new generation of Americans is protected from harmful lead emissions, especially children,” said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. The same goal was desired for the drinking water lead standard, which the EPA lowered in 1998 from 50 to 15 µg of lead per liter of water.

Deck: 

Elevated levels of lead in drinking water occur despite government action

About The Author: 

Ivars Jaunakais is president of Industrial Test Systems, Inc. Jaunakais can be reached at 803.329.9712 or by e-mail at ivars@sensafe.com.

Publication Date: 
December 18, 2008
Activation Date: 
December 18, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19928

POUs for PFCs

A recent third-party study by Minnesota-based Water Science & Marketing (WSM), LLC, identified commercially available point-of-use (POU) treatment devices as effective for removing perfluorochemicals (PFCs) from drinking water supplies. Stephanie Harris, managing editor of Water Quality Products, recently spoke Phil Olsen, partner and project manager for WSM, about the findings of this study.

Stephanie Harris: Provide an overview of the recently completed PFC study.

About The Author: 

Stephanie Harris is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Harris can be reached at 847.391.1007 or by e-mail at sharris@sgcmail.com.

Activation Date: 
August 25, 2008
Files: 
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19581

Removing Perchlorate with Resin

Perchlorate is one chlorine atom (green) and four atoms of oxygen (red).

About The Author: 

Daryl Gisch, Ph.D., works on Ion Exchange Team for Dow Water Solutions. Gisch can be reached at 989.636.9254 or by e-mail at djgisch@dow.com. Alan Greenberg is market development manager for Dow Water Solutions. Greenberg can be reached at 989.636.1123 or by e-mail at abgreenberg@dow.com.

Activation Date: 
August 25, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19574

When it Comes to Drinking Water Ignorance is Not Bliss

Report on pharmaceutical-tainted drinking water drives interest in ozone treatment

About The Author: 

Paul Overbeck is executive director of the International Ozone Association. Overbeck can be reached at 480.529.3787 or by e-mail at pauloverbeck@io3a.org.

Activation Date: 
April 25, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19216

Arsenic Removal by Regenerable Anion Resin

Effective arsenic removal applications for water treatment

About The Author: 

Frank DeSilva is national sales manager for ResinTech. DeSilva can be reached at 760.809.4864 or by e-mail at fdesilva@resintech.com. Scott Blumhof is applications engineer for ResinTech. Blumhof can be reached at 856.768.9600 or by e-mail at sblumhof@resintech.com.

Activation Date: 
April 25, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19211

Treating Troubled Water

Water treatment system successfully removes radium from drinking water

About The Author: 

Ron Dollar is vice president for Water Remediation Technology, LLC. Dollar can be reached at 303.424.5355 or by e-mail at rdollar@wrtnet.com.

Activation Date: 
March 27, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19119

The Right Kind of Test

Water contaminants and bottled water testing

About The Author: 

Barbara Marteney is food and beverage business unit manager for National Testing Laboratories, Ltd. Marteney can be reached at 800.458.3330 or by e-mail at marteney@ntllabs.com

Activation Date: 
March 27, 2008
Files: 
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19118