The Value of the Gold Seal Mark

Examining mark’s proper usage and significance

About The Author: 

Allison Corwin, CWS-VI, is quality manager for the Water Quality Association. She can be reached at 630.505.0160, ext. 530, or by e-mail at acrowin@mail.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
March 28, 2007
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Legacy ID: 
17917

Who Tests What?

A global look at bottled water testing & regulated contaminants

About The Author: 

Barbara L. Marteney is food and beverage business unit manager for National Testing Laboratories, Ltd. She can be reached at 800.458.3330, ext. 217, or by e-mail at marteney@ntllabs.com.

Activation Date: 
March 28, 2007
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Legacy ID: 
17915

Testing Groundwater

How to test for pH levels, conductivity & iron levels to ensure quality

About The Author: 

Marianne R. Metzger is accounting specialist for Accent Control Systems, Inc. Metzger is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. She can be reached at 610.630.7640, ext. 145, or by e-mail at mmetzger@accent-control.com.

Activation Date: 
March 28, 2007
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Legacy ID: 
17912

The Water Cooler Landscape

NSF/ANSI standards for water coolers

About The Author: 

Rick Andrew is the operations manager of the NSF Drinking Water Treatment Units Program. Andrew is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. He can be reached at 800.NSF.MARK, or by e-mail at andrew@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
March 28, 2007
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Legacy ID: 
17911

Best Kept Secret

WQA’s accredited analytical laboratory tests for various contaminants that constitute both aesthetic and health claims

About The Author: 

Emily Bolda is laboratory supervisor for the Water Quality Association. She can be reached at 630.929.2534, or by e-mail at ebolda@mail.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
March 7, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17750

Shaping the Landscape of International Standards

International requirements for POE and POU systems

About The Author: 

Rick Andrew is the operations manager of the NSF Drinking Water Treatment Units Program. Andrew is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. He can be reached at 800.NSF.MARK, or by e-mail at andrew@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
March 7, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17740

Testing Reciprocity

When certification bodies work together, companies win

About The Author: 

Tom Palkon, CWS-VI, is director of product certification for the Water Quality Association. He can be reached at 630.505.0160, or by e-mail at tpalkon@mail.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
January 31, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17630

A Little Testing Goes a Long Way

Basic onsite testing can give a valuable water analysis on the spot

About The Author: 

Marianne R. Metzger is accounting specialist for Accent Control Systems, Inc. Metzger is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. She can be reached at 610.630.7640, ext. 145, or by e-mail at mmetzger@accent-control.com.

Activation Date: 
December 4, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17490

Narrowing Down the World of Standards

Using the scope of NSF/ANSI standards to determine the appropriate standard for the application

About The Author: 

Rick Andrew is operations manager of the NSF Drinking Water Treatment Units Program. Andrew is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. He can be reached at 800.NSF.MARK, or by e-mail at andrew@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
November 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17438

Groundwater Awareness

Protection and proper maintenance of private wells is essential to a safe water supply

About The Author: 

Marianne R. Metzger is sales manager for Blue Marsh Laboratories. Metzger is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. She can be reached at 610.327.8196, or by e-mail at mariannem@bluemarshlabs.com.

Activation Date: 
November 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17436