California recently passed Assembly Bill (AB) 2270, legislation that gives local communities the right to ban the use of water softeners. The Water Quality Association (WQA) has asked its members to write to California legislators to express opposition to the bill. Water Quality Products received comments from readers regarding AB 2270, both for and against the legislation, which can be found below.
Plugging the hidden drains of hard water
Water Quality Products invited Joseph F. Harrison, P.E., CWS-VI, technical director of the Water Quality Association (WQA), to give an overview of current industry issues and what to expect at the upcoming Mid-Year Leadership Conference, to be held Sept. 5-7 in Nashville, Tenn.
Consumers continue to demand soft water as water softeners face opposition from municipalities
Stan Hazan comments on the International Symposium on Health Aspects of Calcium and Magnesium in Drinking Water
Interview with Joseph F. Harrison, P.E., CWS-VI, technical director of the WQA, on the calcium and magnesium issue and the possible impact on the water treatment industry
Dealers are rightfully concerned about the spread of legislation prohibiting water softener discharge into city sewers and septic systems. Although California is the center of industry efforts to protect the market against arbitrary bans, in the last two years several other states have issued rules prohibiting septic tank discharge.
Nationwide legislation regarding softener discharge impacts dealers