DeWayne Hanes got his start in the water industry in Nebraska in 1965 when he began working for a Culligan dealership. After leaving Culligan, he became a distributor for General Ionics, a water conditioning company that built equipment that was largely utilized by NASA.
Nebraska company’s clean water system addresses specific water quality concerns
Marketing program will engage membrane resellers into the CSM's sales and marketing channels
CSM/Woongjin Chemical America Inc., the Anaheim, Calif.-based manufacturer of reverse osmosis/nanofiltration membranes, has released a new marketing program designed to engage membrane resellers into its sales and marketing channels.
Performance tested by the U.S. EPA, the Multi-Barrier System provides > 4-log reduction of Cryptosporidium and viruses, meeting disinfection requirements for the Ground Water Rule, Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of surface water and Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule. It includes three treatment stages: sediment filtration, charged membrane filter and UV. It offers flow rates from 8 to 480 gpm, with capabilities for monitoring flow, filter life and UV status to provide fail-safe disinfection protection.
The Pearl line of UV-LED disinfection equipment includes the PearlAqua, PearlSense, PearlAero and UV Connect. The PearlAqua is a mercury-free, low-power unit for low-flow applications. The PearlSense monitor is available in a handheld, battery-powered and in-process model. The PearlAero offers a customizable array of modules for easy integration into existing surface treatment applications. The UV Connect is a telemetry system that broadcasts critical operating information to a smartphone or tablet.
Todd Ousley and Mark Russell join the Water-Right team
Water-Right Inc. appointed Todd Ousley as its new field manager for Clear Choice Water Group. The company also added Mark Russell as its new regional sales manager for the West Coast, including Montana, Idaho, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Nevada and Utah.
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a co-op, or cooperative, is an enterprise or organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its services. As a business owner using a co-op for advertising, it is not always easy to maximize your benefits. There often are regulations to follow, including which logo sizes and media to use, plus exclusivity if you want to get the full financial reimbursement for your effort. Then, when you fulfill all the requirements, you still only receive 50% of your advertising spend.
Strategic ways to optimize your co-op funding
Annette Garcia will be responsible for outside sales in the state of California
Annette Garcia joined WaterGroup as the California regional account manager. Garcia will be responsible for outside sales in the state of California, focusing on the company’s independent water dealers in that market.
Garcia has 10 years of water treatment experience, working for as a sales representative, where her forte was servicing and developing large domestic and international customers. In this new role, she will report directly to Brian Mills, WaterGroup’s global director of sales.
The Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which passed in 2011, will go into full effect on Jan. 4, 2014. It may come as a surprise that the plumbing industry, through Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI), was a primary proponent of getting this law passed, in the spirit of harmonizing regulations across the U.S.
Organizations work together to prepare the industry for the low-lead deadline
There is a finite amount of available water on our planet, and it is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. As populations increase, significant amounts of water are required to maintain modern life. After the baby boom and massive urbanization of the 20th century, meeting increasing demand while managing water quality expectations became a significant challenge for the water supply industry, which realized that municipal water should be reused more effectively.
Ion exchange softener bans to stimulate development of new treatment technologies
At first glance, this issue of Water Quality Products might seem to have a rock ‘n’ roll theme, with phrases like “rock on” and “heavy metal” peppering the article titles — but unfortunately the issue at hand is anything but rock ‘n’ roll.
The focus of these articles is heavy metals, contaminants that lately have been making more waves than usual within the industry. Between the quickly approaching deadline for the new federal low-lead law and the recent release of California’s proposed chromium-6 limit, it is one that will continue to be a concern.