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It has been more than one year since news of the Flint, Mich., lead contamination crisis first broke, and the crisis still looms large over the water treatment industry. It will be years before the consequences of the contamination are fully realized—not...
Nathan Scheopner will become the sole owner of Scheopner's Water Conditioning when his mother, Liz, retires.  Thirty-eight years ago, the Scheopner family moved to rural Garden City, Kan., started a water conditioning business, and welcomed a new...
Following current governmental news can help businesses navigate the regulatory landscape and offer opportunities. Publicly accessible tools enable businesses to track government trends that impact their goals. Here are some tips on tracking issues and...
The Water Systems Council recently released the fourth edition of Who Owns the Water, a 50-state review of groundwater rights in the U.S. The third edition was released in October 2009, and since that time, there have been a number of significant...
In-line pumps are among five pump categories covered by the new regulations.  As pump manufacturers in the U.S. design, build and test energy-efficient centrifugal pumps to bring to market, the new Energy Conservation Standards for Pumps, issued by...
Some residents of San Clarita Valley are seeking water softener replacements.  In 2008, nearly two-thirds of voters in California’s Santa Clarita Valley approved Measure S, enacting the Santa Clara River Chloride Reduction Ordinance of 2008. The...
What I love about the water treatment industry is that no two projects are exactly the same. Whether it is the influent water quality, the desired output water quality, or how that water will be used, each water quality improvement or management project...
Activated carbon filtration is one method of chloramine removal.  Drinking water concerns continue to escalate in the U.S., with news of lead, chloramines and other contaminants in water supplies putting Americans on high alert about their drinking...
One of the best-kept secrets when it comes to product certification is the opportunity to use certification as a marketing tool to generate more business. Sure, getting a product certified can take a lot of time, money and planning. Having to meet...
By the time you read this, we will know whether the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons won Super Bowl LI. As I write this, that part of history has not yet been written. However, all the Super Bowl hype has me thinking back to last year’s game,...
This month, hundreds of water industry professionals will descend on Orlando, Fla., for the annual Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Convention and Exposition, where they will network, attend educational sessions and learn about new trends. WQP Managing Editor...