Shedding Light on the Water Softener Study

Last month, Water Quality Products (WQP) reported on the debate surrounding the effects of water softeners in onsite septic systems. This month, Stephanie Harris, managing editor of WQP, gained insight to the recent North Carolina water softener study from Nancy Deal, extension associate with the North Carolina State University’s Department of Soil Science, who assisted with administering the study in conjunction with David Lindbo, associate professor, NC State, and Tom Konsler, environmental health supervisor, Orange County, N.C.

Activation Date: 
May 27, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19301

2007: Year in Review

A brief synopsis of the year in the water quality industry

Activation Date: 
November 27, 2007
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18739

The Water Softener Debate

Water Quality Products recently spoke with Mark Gross, Ph.D., training manager for Orenco Systems, Inc., Sutherlin, Ore., and asked him to address issues regarding the effects of water softener discharges on onsite wastewater systems. Orenco designs and manufactures advanced onsite(decentralized) wastewater technologies for individual properties and small communities.

Activation Date: 
October 12, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18566

Key Issues & Industry Updates

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.

Activation Date: 
August 29, 2007
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18487

Diagnosing & Repairing Residential POE Systems: Part II

In the May 2007 issue, we primarily examined how automatic water softeners operate and discussed many of the potential solutions to operational challenges. Observation, documentation and testing were noted as the most important starting points.

In this issue, we will further discuss specific problem areas and how to overcome them systematically.

We will continue where we left off, with brine concentration and contact issues.

Deck: 

Overview of problem areas and how to overcome them systematically

Publication Date: 
July 2, 2007
Activation Date: 
July 2, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18307
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