July 2010

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Water efficiency is a growing issue of corporate responsibility—to neighbors, other stakeholders and shareholders. The good news is that in addition to reducing the costs directly associated with water, improving water efficiency also improves the...

There is a big market in our industry that many of us miss. Other industries thrive on it. It is the replacement market. Some of us feel that if a person has an 8- or 10-year-old softener or reverse osmosis (RO) system, they are fine and cannot be...

Achieving water efficiency in the home has just gotten easier with the release of new WaterSense-labeled showerheads. Stephanie Thornton, marketing and outreach specialist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program,...

It was about this time last year that Assembly Bill 1366, the second major legislative challenge to water softeners in California, was being debated in the state legislature. As we all know, the bill eventually passed, although with input from the...

Farmer Boys, a national restaurant chain with 67 locations, prides itself on its farm-fresh ingredients and famous hamburgers. But the Las Vegas location’s owner was less than satisfied with the quality of his facility’s water. So he decided to...

Worldwide, countless fluid carrying systems in operation today employ highly engineered plastics to provide the essential elements of any fluid system, be it residential, retail or commercial. These elements include fittings, seals, piping and tubing—...

Trial and error methods are often used when developing products. Thomas Edison, with 1,093 patents, more than any other inventor, took many products and ideas and made them better. He would merely take a very good product, such as the light bulb, and...

Take your business to the next level by generating more leads, identifying new prospects and increasing brand awareness. There are more than 170 million Internet users in the U.S. The Google network reaches more than 80% of that audience....

Aquatech China 2010 is over, but the Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) international focus continues to expand. For the third annual Aquatech China exhibition, WQA decided to host a meeting for its current and potential members in China. WQA...