Drinking Water

Sep 30 2008
The Ontario drinking water arena defines various categories of drinking water systems, which can be described as large municipal systems, smaller...
Apr 25 2008
Many Americans were shocked by the recent Associated Press (AP) report stating at least 41 million Americans receive drinking water tainted by an...
Apr 25 2008
Is time running out? In the certification world, TIC has a completely different meaning. What exactly is a tentatively identified compound (TIC), and...
Apr 25 2008
In January 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency started enforcing the new arsenic limit of 10 parts per billion (ppb) in drinking water....
Feb 27 2008
Arsenic concentrations in U.S. groundwater are generally low, less than 1 parts per billion(ppb), but levels higher than 10 ppb—the current U.S....
Feb 27 2008
With the expansion of the international marketplace for residential drinking water treatment products, there are many questions surrounding what...
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...
Nov 9 2007
This past October marked the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water Act. This legislation certainly changed...
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 15 2007
The bottled water industry has recently come under the scrutiny of environmental organizations and special interest groups. Most often, these...
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 26 2007
There is an impressive array of residential drinking water treatment unit (DWTU) technologies on the market today including adsorptive media, ion...
Jul 2 2007
Establishing standards for the quality of drinking water is a relatively old, yet at the same time recent development in the history of humankind....
Jul 2 2007
Arsenic is a well-documented toxin and human carcinogen. Arsenic trioxide (As2O3) has been used with deadly effect throughout history as a poison...
Apr 25 2007
In the drinking water treatment industry, a quality product and tight standards are important for many reasons. They help manufacturers save costs,...
Apr 25 2007
In the U.S., drinking water, whether supplied by public water systems or bottled as a food product, is highly regulated. The Safe Drinking Water...
Apr 25 2007
Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink.” This well-known phrase from The Rime of...
Apr 25 2007
Residential softeners and filters may work wonders when conditioning water, but they will eventually need service. Diagnosing and repairing...
Apr 25 2007
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but there is a good and a bad side of consumer awareness. Just a few months back I talked about the increase of...
Mar 7 2007
Contending that water plays an important role on our planet is the ultimate understatement. Without water, life as we know it could not exist. When...