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Business trips give you an excellent chance to catch up on your reading since you’re isolated on a plane for two to three hours. So there was no better time to review Jeff Caponigro’s, The Crisis Counselor (Contemporary Books), a guide to...

Ask Edward Fierko what his highest aspirations are, and he will tell you "to be the highest quality, reliable supplier with a loyal customer base in the industry." How he strives for that is a secret best kept within the confines of Osmonics’...

The occurrence of Cryptosporidium parvum and other pathogens in water supplies poses a dangerous problem to the water industry and human health. In 1993, in the single largest waterborne disease outbreak in U.S. history, Cryptosporidiosis...

There are many details to learn when outsourcing your vehicles. Discover how outsourcing can be the answer for you.

Previous discussion focused around the general nature of fleet and distribution outsourcing where some of the factors that have...

Many important topics have been discussed lately. The EPA arsenic standard, California’s SB1006, MTBE, desalination and dealer partnerships with small municipalities. As our...

Desalination technology has been around for the better part of the last century. Many countries, municipalities, armed services and ships have the need to produce fresh water by desalination because of their lack of natural sources of fresh...

When addressing water treatment needs, the average person usually wants to remedy his water of items that cause laundry stains, unpleasant "egg-like" or musty odors and buildup on pipes and fixtures. While the contaminants that cause these problems...

On June 22, 2000, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed lowering the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for arsenic from 50 down to 5 micrograms/L (Federal Register, 2000). Their proposal followed the recommendation of the...

My belief is that distributed water treatment is a trend, that is, only if a few other factors converge.

The question is: Are distributed systems the future of water? Four years ago, at the Water Quality Association Annual Conference in...

Sharecroppers are poor tenant farmers. They farm the land for the owner in exchange for a share of or percentage of the crops they produce for the owner. They do what they are...