Court dismissed lawsuit that sought to stop a metropolitan water district from adding hydrofluosilicic acid to its public drinking water
On April 10, Judge Janis L. Sammartino granted the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's motion to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to stop it from adding hydrofluosilicic acid to public drinking water for the purpose of fluoridation.
Literature and popular press are full of articles about the coming water shortage. While there are a myriad of options and technologies available to conserve, collect and recycle water, there is one source that has been available for as long as water itself: rainwater.
Rainwater harvesting and reuse is developing into a good market for water treatment professionals. Depending on the end use of the captured water, different levels of treatment will be required, creating a good place for water specialists to offer their expertise in treatment system design and installation.
Political and economic barriers impede growth of rainwater harvesting
In case you hadn’t noticed, the water business has become a booming field in almost all applications where water is used. This has created a growing shortage of technical people needed to design, build, upgrade, operate and service the required water treatment systems, both new and old. The problem is that few colleges teach water treatment-related technology. This may be because the technologies of water treatment cross curricula lines. So where will the new generation of talent come from? The workers may come from several sources.
How a trade show can work for you
WQA Aquatech USA 2007 offers attendees valuable information and insight into the water treatment industry future
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The flood-related consequences following Hurricane Katrina have had a devastating impact on water and wastewater operations in the city of New Orleans as well as the Gulf Coast region.
How the water and wastewater industry is helping the city of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region rebound from Hurricane Katrina
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 our enthusiasm until it is so weak that the loss can cost sales. I recently realized how important product enthusiasm is to facilitating sales.
Removing the equipment from your own home may be the answer
A reputable laboratory should be able to help you determine what type of laboratory certification is required, if any, for the specific sample testing you are looking to have performed. Laboratories will typically provide all the sampling containers and collection instructions to ensure the accuracy of the sampling.