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

Avoiding Residential RO Pitfalls

Proper sizing, application and maintenance of RO systems

About The Author: 

Jerry Horner, CWS-VI, CI, is vice president of sales and technical support for Topway Global, Inc. He can be reached at 714.255.7999, or by e-mail at jerry@tgipure.com.

Activation Date: 
January 22, 2007
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17615

Stepping up to the Ray Cross Challenge

Research proves vital for continuing growth of water industry

About The Author: 

John Packard, CWS-V, serves as president of the Water Quality Research Foundation. He is president of Culligan Water Conditioning in Minnetonka, Minn. For additional information, contact WQA at 630.505.0160, or visit www.wqa.org.

Activation Date: 
January 4, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17562
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