The Wide, Wide World of Residential Water Treatment Product Testing

Whatever the structure of the testing service provider, the manufacturer must be satisfied that their partner can deliver the project turnaround, quality, scope of services, reliability, and ultimately, the value that they need.

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Technology-specific testing methods in relation to the American National Standards

About The Author: 

Rick Andrew is the technical manager of the Drinking Water Treatment Units Program of NSF for more than three years. He has been with NSF International for more than six years, working with certification of residential drinking water products. His previous experience was in the area of analytical and environmental chemistry consulting. Andrew is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. He has a BA in chemistry and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He can be reached at 800.NSF.MARK, or by e-mail at andrew@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
June 2, 2005
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Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16108

Water Conservation

This short-term problem provided the groundwork for a whole new approach to water management at the resort.

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Hyatt Regency Demonstrates the Value of Benchmarking Water in Commercial Properties

About The Author: 

This article was contributed
by Savewater Alliance, Inc.
For more information
visit www.savewater.com.au.

Activation Date: 
December 1, 2004
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
15637

George Warren Fuller, Industry Pioneer

The George Warren Fuller Award is presented annually to one member of each section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). It is based on recommendations from the sections for distinguished service in the water supply field and "in commemoration of the sound engineering skill, the brilliant diplomatic talent and constructive leadership talent" that characterized Fuller's life.

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About The Author: 

Bill Swichtenberg is the editorial director of WEM.

Activation Date: 
May 6, 2003
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14056

150 Years of WEM

Combine an active interest in public works, a penchant for writing and four generations of a family willing to work in publishing and what do you get? A magazine, Water Engineering & Management, with 150 years of service to water/wastewater professionals (and 81 years under the Gillette family name).

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Tracing a Family's Passion for Publishing and Public Works

About The Author: 

Bill Swichtenberg is the editorial director of WEM.

Activation Date: 
January 9, 2003
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Legacy ID: 
13503

Plastic Pipe Used in RO Project Provides Residents with Clean Water

A competitive price won the attention of a Texas engineering firm to high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. However, good performance won its loyalty.

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Products at Work

Activation Date: 
November 13, 2001
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12771

Coping with Resistance to Copper/Silver Disinfection

Numerous facilities have invested in copper/silver disinfection systems to address the limits of traditional water treatment methods. It seems likely that, as bacterial populations develop resistance, many of these systems will become less effective through time.

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Biocides

About The Author: 

W. Craig Meyer is a professor of environmental science at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Activation Date: 
November 13, 2001
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12768

Feasibility Study Proposes Inflatable Dam

>The Wyoming Valley (Pa.) Inflatable Dam Feasibility Study recently received a National Honor Award in the studies, research and consulting engineering services category at the ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. The annual event celebrates engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity.

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Flood Protection

About The Author: 

Garnet Daus is the public relations coordinator for Gannett Fleming, Inc., Harrisburg, PA.

Activation Date: 
November 13, 2001
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12767

Primary Coagulant Aid Outperforms Alum, Slashes Operating Costs

At a water treatment plant in Cleveland a primary coagulant aid slashed the operating costs.

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At Work on Chemicals

Activation Date: 
October 19, 2001
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Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12710

Primary Coagulant Aid Outperforms Alum, Slashes Operating Costs

At a water treatment plant in Cleveland a primary coagulant aid slashed the operating costs.

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At Work on Chemicals

Activation Date: 
October 19, 2001
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Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12709

Biofouling in Raw Water Supply Wells and Its Impact

As membrane systems become more prominent in the treatment of well water supplies, more care must be taken to review the effects of microbiological contamination.

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Membrane Concerns

About The Author: 

Frederick Bloetscher, P.E., is director of engineering, operations and planning for Public Utility Management and Planning Services, Inc. (PUMPS, Inc.), Dania Beach, Fla.

Gerhardt M. Witt, P.G., is the principal of Gerhardt M. Witt & Associates, Inc., West Palm Beach, Fla.

Robert E. Fergan, P.E., is an engineer with Hazen & Sawyer, Raleigh, N.C.

Activation Date: 
October 19, 2001
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12706