February 2006

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In the December issue Industry Insight Q&A on the 2006 arsenic rule, it is stated that new technology in centralized treatment has decreased the cost benefit of small communities utilizing point-of-use as a means of compliance. The Q...


Conventional UV systems are designed with the UV lamp inside a quartz tube, which is positioned inside a water column. Because of this design configuration, the lamp is highly influenced by the water temperature. For example, at times...

Until recently, using membranes for whole-house residential clarification and disinfection had not been an option for water treatment dealers. Technical advances made by Zenon...


Time is up for public drinking water utilities to meet the new standard for arsenic. In reality, however, it is time for many small systems to apply for exemptions. EPA’s new arsenic rule, which was issued Jan. 22, 2001, requires public...


In today’s busy world, water vending machine operators are always striving to maximize time and cash flow. This can prove difficult when adhering to the traditional model of water vending operation, in which operators must visit machines...


Water testing has certainly evolved from the ancient days of tasting and swirling water in the mouth like a good wine. Taste and odor are parameters that have taken on new meaning. What’s in the water? How did it get there? Is it harmful...


The Water Quality Association is gearing up for another successful trade show this year. WQA Aquatech USA 2006, The Water Opportunity Show, will be held March 28 to April 1 in Chicago.

“Early indicators show that this will...


On average, salespeople in our industry close about 33% of full-demoed homes successfully. In turn, companies spend a fortune trying to increase this closing percentage. What if there was a way to increase it dramatically? Let’s take a...

It's February already, and there is a chance that many of you are experiencing the winter blues. After all, at the end of January, news agencies across the U.S. reported that Jan. 24 was the year’s most depressing day.

According to the reports...