Water Softening

May 27 2008
Last month, Water Quality Products (WQP) reported on the debate surrounding the effects of water softeners in onsite septic systems. This month,...
Apr 25 2008
Water treatment dealers and industry professionals filled the conference hall at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on March 26th,...
Apr 25 2008
The water softener debate has been ongoing in our industry for many years now; however, it has become a heated discussion as of late. On March 25,...
Nov 27 2007
As 2007 comes to a close, WQP would like to provide you with a brief update of important regulatory updates in the second half of the year, as well...
Oct 12 2007
WQP: Could you please sum up the debate surrounding water softeners discharging into septic systems? Mark Gross: The issue is whether or not the...
Aug 29 2007
WQP: What are the current key issues you expect to be discussed at the WQA mid-year conference? Joseph F. Harrison: We’re going to have important...
Aug 29 2007
Without a significant technological advance in regeneration techniques or a completely different type of exchange mechanism, automatic water...
Jul 26 2007
There is water on the floor in the Water Quality Association (WQA) laboratory. This is a constant issue. There is also water on the lab analysts’...
Jul 2 2007
In the May 2007 issue, we primarily examined how automatic water softeners operate and discussed many of the potential solutions to operational...
Apr 25 2007
Residential softeners and filters may work wonders when conditioning water, but they will eventually need service. Diagnosing and repairing...
Nov 2 2006
WQP: Could you give an update on the California DHS’s acceptance of ANSI-accredited product certifications for compliance with California’s Device...
Nov 2 2006
Residential reverse osmosis (RO) drinking water systems can significantly improve the quality and flavor of most potable drinking water supplies....
Aug 24 2006
Manufacturers are often asked to size a softener system for a “typical” residential application. I would like someone to please define the...
Jun 29 2006
Water Quality Products invited Stan Hazan, senior director of regulatory affairs and association programs for NSF International, to comment on the...
Jun 29 2006
Water Quality Products invited Joseph F. Harrison, P.E., CWS-VI, technical director of the WQA, to comment on the calcium and magnesium issue and...
May 31 2006
More than 162 participants from 25 countries attended the symposium on Health Aspects of Calcium and Magnesium in Drinking Water held April 24 to 26...
May 3 2006
Water is the world’s eminent solvent, dissolving a little of everything it contacts. Whether passing through the atmosphere, percolating into...
Apr 7 2006
The basic purpose of resin regeneration is to restore the exhausted resin back to its proper ionic form for service. Although there are various...
Sep 23 2005
Water Quality Products joined Ronald a few months ago for one of his installations where he demonstrated the removal of an old softening unit and the...
Jun 2 2005
Pressure vessels have made their mark on the water treatment industry. From residential treatment systems to commercial systems, pressure vessels are...