July 2007

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Here I go again…more than once, I’ve talked about the importance of dealers having company websites. Having a website allows small businesses to make a positive impression on their customers even before they pick up the phone to call....

With a chainsaw, chisel and ice pick in hand, Max Bollkman Zuleta gives life to large blocks of crystal-clear ice. Zuleta moved from Caracas, Venezuela, to Chicago in 2001 with his wife Jeanne Marie Koivunen-Zuleta. In the last 20 years, his passion...

Many companies in the water treatment market sell connectors for various water appliances such as water heaters and washing machines. But Falcon Stainless, Inc., a company based out of Sun Valley, Calif., is the only company in the market that...

In the May 2007 issue, we primarily examined how automatic water softeners operate and discussed many of the potential solutions to operational challenges. Observation,...

Arsenic is a well-documented toxin and human carcinogen. Arsenic trioxide (As2O3) has been used with deadly effect throughout history as a poison because it is tasteless, colorless and odorless.

A small pea-sized piece (<150 µg) can be fatal...

Under the federal Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2ESWTR), membrane filtration is designated as one of the “toolbox technologies” that may be used to achieve Cryptosporidium reduction. As a result, the Membrane Filtration Guidance...

There are a multitude of reasons for measuring various disinfectants that are used in different applications. Let’s focus on chlorine because it is a widely used disinfectant,...

Why tablet chlorination can be a safe & cost-effective alternative to the traditional chlorination methods of gas and liquid

Tablet chlorination, used as an alternative to the traditional chlorination methods of gas and liquid, provides a...

Establishing standards for the quality of drinking water is a relatively old, yet at the same time recent development in the history of humankind. What I mean by that is people have been drinking water for a long time and those same people have been...

The World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies (Aug. 27 to 29, 2007 in Los Angeles, Calif.) promises to be an important conference. The two most progressive technologies in disinfection and water treatment are coming together in an historic...