Hydrofracturing & The Environment

Hydrofracturing is not a new concept—in fact, it has been utilized by the gas and oil industries in the U.S. since the 1940s. Thanks to increased media attention, however, many are led to believe that this is a new technology developed specifically for the extraction of natural gas.  

Deck: 

Evaluating gas drilling’s effects on groundwater and air quality

About The Author: 

Marianne Metzger is GPG business manager for National Testing Laboratories Ltd. and a member of the Water Quality Products Editorial Advisory Board. Metzger can be reached at mmetzger@ntllabs.com or 800.458.3330.

Publication Date: 
November 4, 2011
Activation Date: 
November 4, 2011
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
23121

Monitoring Made Simple

New technology performs sampling and detection in one step

About The Author: 

Dr. Jun Xu is R&D staff scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Xu can be reached at xuj2@ornl.gov or 865.574.8955.
For more information on this subject write in 1006 on the reader service card or visit www.wqpmag.com/lm.cfm/wq111006.

Activation Date: 
November 24, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22323

Going Public: Water Quality Issues

USGS study unlocks new findings on contaminants

About The Author: 

Patricia J. Toccalino and Jessica A. Hopple are hydrologists for the USGS. Toccalino can be reached at ptocca@usgs.gov. Hopple can be reached at jahopple@usgs.gov.

Activation Date: 
November 23, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22322

Gas Drilling & Water Quality

What to expect and how to protect drinking water

About The Author: 

Marianne Metzger is GPG business unit manager for National Testing Laboratories Ltd. and a member of the Water Quality Products Editorial
Advisory Board. Metzger can be reached at mmetzger@ntllabs.com or
at 800.458.3330.

Activation Date: 
November 23, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22321

Improving Clean-In Place Technology

Environmentally sustainable sanitizing option saves time and money

About The Author: 

Beth Kennedy is marketing communications manager for MIOX Corp. Kennedy can be reached at beth.kennedy@miox.com or 505.224.1140.

Activation Date: 
September 13, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22149

What's in the Water?

Testing for disinfectants and disinfection byproducts

About The Author: 

Marianne Metzger is general products group manager for National Testing Labs. Metzger is a member of the Water Quality Products Editorial Advisory Board. She can be reached at 800.458.3330 or by e-mail at mmetzger@ntllabs.com.

Activation Date: 
June 4, 2009
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
20811

Pure Research

Water treatment system delivers high-purity water to a research laboratory

About The Author: 

Trude Witham is senior technical writer for Siemens Water Technologies. Witham can be reached at 978.614.7198 or by e-mail at trude.witham@siemens.com.

Activation Date: 
June 25, 2008
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19388

Drinking Water Product Certification

An overview of major certification agencies and the certification process

In light of recent issues with pharmaceuticals in drinking water and the increased need for filtering systems in the home, it may be time to consider all of your certification agency options. Certification is a qualifying process that ensures a purchased product meets current industry standards.

In this case, standards are publications that establish accepted practices, technical requirements and terminologies for products, services and systems.

About The Author: 

Melissa Tonsor is sales manager for the Water Quality Association. Tonsor can be reached at 630.929.2527 or by e-mail at mtonsor@wqa.org.

Publication Date: 
May 21, 2008
Activation Date: 
May 21, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19298

Step by Step

Internal auditing boosts quality of laboratory testing

About The Author: 

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

Activation Date: 
August 29, 2007
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18484

Certification: Why Does it Take So Long?

How to eliminate miscommunication and speed up the certification process

About The Author: 

Tom Palkon, CSW-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: 
May 30, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18219