There are many different technologies that can be used to reduce the level of contaminants in water. The two most common that are tested in the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) product testing laboratory are reverse osmosis (RO) systems and filters. This testing is used to provide independent third-party certification for these types of products.
Testing for RO Systems
The process for certifying POU & POE devices to NSF standards
First, a little history lesson: When the Web got rolling back in the ’90s, websites were extremely basic collections of interrelated documents.
Knowing your mobile Web options is key to crafting an online strategy
Frigid winter, late spring and delayed opportunity to swim in the pool cause cabin fever in the U.S.
One in three Americans — and more half of Americans in the Northeast and Midwest regions — said the long, brutal winter of 2014 caused their worst cabin fever in at least a decade, and the “cure” many are looking forward to is jumping in a swimming pool, according to a national Ipsos survey.
Months of heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures and gray skies may be causing more pronounced feelings of cabin fever. That first dip in the pool may be delayed by a cooler-than-usual spring.
The WaterSense program has helped consumers save 757 billion gal of water since 2006
Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the WaterSense program in 2006, WaterSense-labeled products have helped consumers save $14.2 billion in water and energy bills, and 757 billion gal of water, or the amount of water needed to supply all homes in the U.S. for 26 days.
Water provider secures top honor at ACE14
Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) won the 10th annual “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test. Second place in the competition was given to another Boston water utility — Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.
Utilities from across North America will compete to determine who has the best tasting tap water
Water utilities from across North America will compete in events at the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ACE14, a five-day event beginning on June 8, features the most extensive professional program in the water industry and an exposition showcasing the latest and most significant water technology in the world.
Give me liberty or give me death! OK — maybe the opinions on being an independent dealer versus being part of a dealer network or franchise are not divisive enough to instigate a revolution, but they do stir debate within the industry. As with any issue, there are pros and cons associated with both sides, and it is up to dealers to determine what is best for their businesses.
Randy Hockenberry will be responsible for sales and marketing for the eastern U.S.
Randy Hockenberry has accepted the position of Eastern Residential Representative for Aries FilterWorks, and Midwest and East Coast Customer Support for ResinTech Inc. He was formerly a business development manager for two years at a water system company, and was most recently employed by a fittings, pipe and plastic plumbing systems manufacturer as a sales manager for the past 12 years. Hockenberry’s main focus has been the dealer and OEM market for the water industry.
#SIWWPledge uses social media to rally the global community towards the water cause
Harnessing the power and influence of social media, Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014 will see the debut of an innovative corporate social responsibility campaign to rally the global community towards the water cause. The first of its kind in the global water space, this campaign was introduced as part of SIWW's goal to rally the global community towards finding innovative and sustainable technological and financial solutions to meet safe water and sanitation needs globally.
Woongjin Chemical Co. Ltd. acquired by Toray Advanced Materials Korea
Woongjin Chemical America Inc. has changed its name to TCK Membrane America Inc. The change is part of a recent acquisition of its parent company — Woongjin Chemical Co. Ltd. — by Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK). The acquisition reflects a strategic effort to maximize synergies and enhance market penetration in various business sectors pursued by our parent company and TAK.