Residential

Mar 31 2004
Water does not get an easy time of it these days. It is treated at source, filtered during transit, chlorinated, fluorinated, UV radiated and...
May 20 2003
Ozone does not need to be complicated in order to treat small water systems. A small water system consists of one or multiple households on well,...
Apr 17 2003
The maintenance of a pool or spa can become tiresome for the average consumer. Owning this type of recreational luxury can create a chore most people...
Oct 22 2002
Faucets for point-of-use (POU) water treatment systems must combine an attractive, contemporary appearance with materials that ensure safety and...
Oct 1 2002
In 1997, EPA and Congress officially recognized onsite wastewater treatment systems (commonly referred to as septic systems) as a viable, long-term...
Jun 13 2002
The demand for 11/4-inch plumbing in residential applications is on the rise. Recent trends in new home construction have been towards larger homes...
Apr 30 2002
Decentralized wastewater treatment presents us with a range of possibilities for community preservation and watershed management. However, these...
Apr 9 2002
Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. It is 144 miles long and 49 miles wide, it is self-sufficient, with major industries based on...
Nov 13 2001
When a Leicester, Mass., developer planned a subdivision of 16 houses at the same elevation as the town’s water tower, he was faced with the problem...
Sep 21 2001
The onsite wastewater industry is alive with new technology and research findings that challenge many traditional strategies and policies. With more...
Sep 21 2001
Over the past 25 years, the onsite wastewater industry has developed many new treatment technologies that can achieve high-performance treatment on...
Jul 25 2001
In a team effort that included the area’s conservation district, an engineering firm, and Flowtronex’s Waterworks division, they found a way to...
May 9 2001
In the last issue, we reviewed ultraviolet (UV) disinfection as a suitable technology for treating biologically unsafe water supplies. In this...