This is the last of a series of three articles covering Bottled Water Testing, Source Development, and Licensing and Labeling.
With its 34 water wells and 280 sewage lift stations, the Escambia County Utility Authority (ECUA) in Pensacola, Fla., is the largest water provider and wastewater manager for a population of about 85,000 in the Florida Panhandle. It also is extremely prone to lightning strikes.
Products At Work
This is the second in a series of three bottled water articles. The first article appeared in July; the last will run in October. Your natural spring, well or artesian well source already may be providing you with the "best water you’ve ever tasted" with little effort on your part. However, selling that same water for public consumption puts you under government scrutiny.
This is the first in a series of three articles covering bottled water testing, source development and licensing and labeling.
Putting customer service, customer support and technical documentation on a website is key in competing in the marketplace.
The following article is part two of a two-part series that began in the April issue. The most valuable asset a leader of any kind can have is the ability to determine the strengths and weaknesses of key people and leverage their talents and interests so they deliver results for the program and themselves.
The first part of this article traced water resources development, its quality and the demand in Grand Turk. It appeared in the March issue.
Current Situations and Recommendations
In today’s virtual organizations people increasingly work in teams made up of people from different departments and, in many instances, with people who are outside of the company. The challenge is to gain the cooperation of individuals you have no control over.
Should a water quality company consider distribution or fleet outsourcing? The question already has been answered. Companies in this field have been outsourcing fleet and distribution in some form or another since the industry began. In the fleet function, the tire service dealer, the body and paint shop and the electrical component rebuilder all are examples of outsourced fleet vendors. FedEx, UPS and Consolidated Freightways are core transportation service providers but, in fact, they also outsource many of the elements of their own transportation requirements.
The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are located 575 miles southeast of Miami and 100 miles north of Hispaniola. The capital, Cockburn Town, is on Grand Turk Island. These islands are expected to experience a real estate and tourism boom1 and water will be a limiting factor in this expected development.
A preliminary assessment