Trends & Forecasts

Feb 12 2004
My what a difference a few years makes! At this time in 2000 I wrote a similar article highlighting the changes I saw happening in the water industry...
Jan 27 2004
Reorganization, unification, increased productivity and streamlined technological advancements are all part of the new Water Quality Association (WQA...
Dec 30 2003
As we move forward into 2004, many organizations are looking to close the books on some issues while focusing attention on the long-term future of...
Sep 19 2003
From coast to coast, legislators and regulators continue to consider numerous bottled water issues. From source labeling to water quality reporting...
Mar 11 2003
Contrary to what some parties would have us believe, water, like air, is a human need and a human right. Water and air represent common denominators...
Mar 11 2003
Most reverse osmosis systems waste as much as 20 gallons just to produce one gallon of product water. The new technology called "ZeroWaste"...
Dec 16 2002
WQP asked industry professionals nationwide to comment on what the water industry might see in the upcoming year. Although these professionals share...
Oct 24 2002
Stormwater management and its role in the larger challenge of preservation of water quality around the world is an evolving issue. As commercial...
Sep 20 2002
The bottled water industry has seen steady growth for years. Consumers are demanding beverage choices to suit their healthy lifestyles, and the...
Apr 12 2002
The future of safe drinking water lies squarely in the hands of the point-of-use (POU) water purification industry. Growing awareness among decision-...
Jan 23 2002
Commercial point-of-use (POU) drinking water equipment and services is rapidly evolving into a multimillion dollar market. This growth can be...
Dec 20 2001
The unprecedented events of Sept. 11 and the recession that began hitting our nation at the beginning of 2001 created havoc in the business world....
Aug 10 2001
As the POU/POE water treatment industry progresses to new levels and meets new challenges, issues regarding regulations and standards continually...
Mar 13 2001
My belief is that distributed water treatment is a trend, that is, only if a few other factors converge. The question is: Are distributed systems the...
Dec 31 2000
WQP asked industry professionals to tell us what they think will happen in the water industry during the next year or so. Each explains the key...