WQP: On The Road

Editorial staff tours NSF’s facilities, laboratories

About The Author: 

Neda Simeonova is editor of Water Quality Products. She can be reached at 847.391.1007, or by e-mail at nsimeonova@sgcmail.com. Jessica Moorman is associate editor for Water Quality Products. She can be reached at 847.391.1012, or by e-mail at jmoorman@sgcmail.com.

Activation Date: 
October 4, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17342

‘31 Flavors’ of Bottled Water, Coming to a Supermarket Shelf Near You

Over the past 30 years, consumers have flocked to refreshing, mostly taste-free bottled water. This rapid expansion is fueled by the desire for convenient, low- or no-calorie hydration options. Bottled water has grown to the point where it now even eclipses milk, coffee and beer consumption per capita.

About The Author: 

Adam Bloom is marketing manager, Food Safety, for NSF. He can be reached at 734.827.3828, or by e-mail at abloom@nsf.org. David Fall is operations manager, Bottled Water and Packaged Ice, for NSF. He can be reached at 800.NSF.Mark, or by e-mail at fall@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17265

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. Marteney is a member of IBWA’s Government Relations and Supplier committees and specializes in consulting with bottled water, beverage and food companies regarding testing requirements and quality control issues. She can be reached at 800.458.3330, ext. 217, or by e-mail at marteney@ntllabs.com.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17264

Certified Components: Pre-Qualified for Quality

Component certifications can help establish confidence in product safety and quality

About The Author: 

Ellen Van Buren is an account executive with the NSF DWTU Program. She can be reached at 800.NSF.MARK, or by e-mail at vanburen@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17186

A Friendly Approach to Certification

The Water Quality Association offers helpful, well-prepared staff to meet certification needs

About The Author: 

Tina Fischer, CWS-IV, is product certification supervisor for the Water Quality Association. She can be reached at 630.505.0160, ext. 533, or by e-mail at tfischer@mail.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17184

Quality Control

An in-depth look at how WQA’s quality control system affects certified companies

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 acorwin@mail.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17096

Your ‘One-Stop-Shop’ for Product Certification

Using the WQA to register your product in all 50 states

About The Author: 

Sarah Zrout, CWS-I, is WQA quality manager. She can be reached at 630.929.2541, or by e-mail at szrout@mail.wqa.org.

Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17001

Establishing a Basis for Claims

Product testing provides multiple advantages

About The Author: 

Rick Andrew has been with NSF International for seven years, working with certification of residential drinking water products. He is the operations manager of the Drinking Water Treatment Units Program, having previously served as technical manager for four years. His previous experience was in the area of analytical and environmental chemistry consulting. 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: 
January 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16999

Examining The Trend Toward ETV Programs

Environmental technology verification provides assurance in the global marketplace

About The Author: 

Rick VanSant is president and CEO of UV Pure Technologies, Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada. He can be reached at 888.407.9997.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16993

What’s that Noise in the Basement?

WQA product testing and analytical laboratory never sleeps

About The Author: 

Mark T. Unger, CWS-VI, is laboratory supervisor for the Water Quality Association. He can be reached at 630.505.0160, or by e-mail at munger@mail.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16940