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May 6 2005
This year’s WQA Aquatech USA show in Las Vegas proved to be a success. The show brought together many new and familiar faces who had the opportunity...
May 6 2005
Like many of you, last month I participated with the majority of the industry at the WQA Aquatech USA convention in Las Vegas. I believe that there...
Apr 5 2005
“For more information visit www.ourwebsite.com.” How often do you come across this line? Quite often I suppose, as our industry, just as any other,...
Mar 11 2005
March is here and it’s hard to believe that at the end of the month it will be time for WQA Aquatech USA exhibition and conference in Las Vegas. The...
Feb 8 2005
The devastation brought on by the December 26 earthquake and tsunami in Southern Asia shook the entire world. Hundreds of thousands lost their lives...
Jan 5 2005
And here it is—2005! The holidays are over and if you are like the majority of people, you haven’t quite managed to shake the hectic times around...
Dec 8 2004
The year is almost over. Trade shows and industry events that have kept us running from one to the next are finally winding down. Business plans...
Nov 1 2004
Ah, the quest for business growth...In the competitive marketplace today, companies are in constant search to generate more business and bring in new...
Oct 7 2004
“The Information Age.” Yes, the term tends to be a bit overused, but what does it mean for the water industry? According to the U.S. Census Bureau,...
Aug 30 2004
A lot has been said about the benefits of educating the consumer. It is the industry’s responsibility to educate the public—including the government—...
Jul 30 2004
Goals. It’s a word on every business owner’s mind. It may sound a bit too optimistic to the skeptics out there, but goals are the one thing that...
Jun 30 2004
As I write these lines, you have already received the June issue of Water Quality Products and many of you have learned about Wendi Hope Bishop’s...
Apr 29 2004
Recently, I had a wonderful adventure—some of you may already have heard this. I rode a horse to the top of a mountain. Those of you who know me well...
Mar 30 2004
I thought I would take a moment to bring you up to speed on some of the contaminants making the news in the last month or so. It is safe to say that...
Feb 12 2004
Together, we all build our industry. One block at a time, we step forward and face the changes with courage and optimism. The industry is continually...
Jan 27 2004
There are roughly 30 water treatment specialists in my general area, and in the time I have lived in my house I never have received a flier, coupon...
Dec 30 2003
I would like to take a moment to honor a man who gave so many of us such wonderful opportunities. He was chairman of the board and chief executive...
Nov 18 2003
The area in which I live has in the past five to 10 years become very overcrowded. Even though our old roads do not support it, new housing and...
Oct 31 2003
A small mention in a report, "Drinking Water Customer Satisfaction Survey," by the Gallop Organization enlisted by the EPA, rubbed me the wrong way....
Sep 19 2003
Bottled water's status as a top product to have during an emergency is making it named as a prime target for gouges, yet I see past events as having...