Water Quality

May 21 2008
An overview of major certification agencies and the certification process In light of recent issues with pharmaceuticals in drinking water and the...
Aug 29 2007
Imagine cooking your favorite meal while someone follows you with a checklist, making sure that you include each ingredient in the exact amount and...
May 30 2007
The most frequent comment that certification agencies receive is, “Why does the testing and certification process take so long to complete?” Although...
Jan 23 2007
Residential reverse osmosis (RO) drinking water systems can significantly improve the quality and flavor of most potable drinking water supplies....
Jan 4 2007
With the start of a new year, it’s only natural to reflect on past accomplishments and goals for the future. For those of us involved with the Water...
Jan 4 2007
Every day, we hear customers ask, “How do I know if my water is safe?” Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer, as each situation’s...
Dec 4 2006
The industries, businesses and homes in an Iowa city rely on one Midwest generating station for electricity and steam. The reverse osmosis (RO)...
Dec 4 2006
Tijeras, N.M., Project In 2005, AdEdge Technologies, Inc. was selected to implement an arsenic treatment project for the Green Ridge Community Water...
Dec 4 2006
A major key to success for any bottled water company is the ability to produce a consistently high-quality product, without risk to the consumer....
Nov 30 2006
Teachers and students in Kipnuk, Alaska, enjoy the best-tasting water in the nation, according to the National Rural Water Association (NRWA). What’...
Oct 30 2006
For more than three years, the resort community of Lofsdalen, Sweden, has been supplying residents and visitors with sparkling clean drinking water...
Dec 1 2005
Many companies have told the Water Quality Association (WQA) that they are concerned with staying competitive in today’s tight market. WQA offers...
Aug 19 2005
A sale is a transference of enthusiasm. It sounds so simple, but the problem is that as we stay in our industry, time and rejection whittle away at...
Jun 2 2005
Consumers today can choose from an incredible array of options for treating their household water. From water softeners to faucet-mount filters, from...
May 6 2005
The World Health Organization stated that infectious diseases are the world’s single largest source of human mortality (WHO, 1996). Many of these...
Nov 1 2004
In 1988, I traveled to South Korea with the American/Canadian Tae Kwon Do karate team. I spent two weeks there, the first week competing, the second...
Jun 2 2004
The Village of Blissfield, Mich., located in southeast Lenawee County, experienced seasonal high nitrate levels in its drinking water source—the...
Mar 31 2004
In recent years, chromium became a more talked about contaminant among consumers. It helped that not only was it being covered in news reports, but...
Mar 27 2003
Nitrates have no detectable color, taste or smell at the concentrations involved in drinking water supplies, and they do not cause discoloration of...
Aug 27 2002
Legionnaires' disease is considered so catastrophic that, in France, it must be reported to the medical authorities immediately. This practice has...