Water Quality Products Current Issue

Current Issue

Leonard Keener started Toledo Water Conditioning in 1947. After he returned from serving his country in World War II, he decided to open a business in the water treatment industry so he could provide customers with products...
Regulations—at federal, state and local levels—have the potential to deeply affect the water quality industry. In addition to the national Water Quality Assn., regional and state associations work to stay ahead of changes...
Live better, lose weight, get healthier, save money, improve taste, eliminate contaminants—the array of catchy slogans used by promoters of water treatment solutions is as endless as it can be confusing to consumers, who...
This article is the first in a series that will examine the commercial water treatment marketplace from a business/financial perspective. This first installment will cover the internal Critical Assessment audit. The second...
WQA Aquatech USA 2015, one of the industry’s biggest events of the year, will kick off on April 21 in Las Vegas. Always a good opportunity for networking, education and learning about the latest products and services, this...
Good business owners (and employees, for that matter) are always on the lookout for new opportunities that can help their companies grow and increase revenue. Good business owners also know, however, that jumping at an...
Access to consumer financing is critical to many water treatment dealers’ success. The ability to use promotional offers and sell on monthly payments helps close sales and makes purchases affordable for customers. If access...
Beer starts conversations, and people are talking about water resources thanks to the Pure Water Brew competition. The brewing contest was a public-private collaboration of Clean Water Services, a water resources management...
The availability of commercial-grade high-flow filters and housing systems offers benefits for manufacturers across all industries, particularly for reverse osmosis (RO) prefiltration or filtering water and wastewater. These...
When industry moves into a neighborhood, residents might say, “Not in my backyard.” Jobs, an infusion to local economy and ancillary businesses are great—“just don’t build it within sight of my yard.”  But the naysayers...
The plumbing and life support equipment for the 1,100-gal saltwater fish tank at the new U.S. headquarters of GF Piping Systems in Irvine, Calif., is a microcosm of the complex systems installed in some of the largest...
The Spokane Indian Reservation in western Washington state is home to the Spokane, a tribe made up of more than 2,700 members and known as the “Children of the Sun.” The reservation’s 108,000 acres of forest, more than 10,...
The reality of North America’s aging water infrastructure is that the end product can be less than desirable in spite of best efforts. Decades-old drinking water and wastewater pipe is prone to leaks, which could in turn...
A personal water system is not just a handy thing to have; it is of the utmost importance when disaster strikes or for those embracing a self-sufficient lifestyle. In the absence of fossil fuels or electricity, water...
There is a misperception among some in the business world that a company cannot be both cost conscious and environmentally conscious. A new wave of companies, including outdoor apparel retailer Patagonia and craft brewery...