November 2003

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Downsized organizations, tough economic times, demands to reduce costs and improve quality and a myriad of other reasons can stimulate the need for an employee incentive program. Done properly, the investment can be minimal but it can produce very...
Grainger, an industrial products distributor, began as a Chicago-based catalog supplier in 1927, expanding over time into a nationwide, multichannel distributor in response to customer needs. Through ongoing research into customers' purchasing...
Presence of the bacteria Legionella pneumophilia in hospitals and nursing homes in the U.S. and Europe has been detected at an alarming rate. Contaminated water has frequently been found to be the source. Legionella is found naturally in water but...
Activated carbon is well-known for its ability to remove organic compounds from water through a process known as adsorption, remove chlorine and chloramine through various chemical reactions, and serve as a general filter medium. However, its use for...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers its Secondary Maximum Contaminant Levels, which set non-mandatory water quality standards for 15 contaminants. These standards offer guidelines to assist public water systems in managing their drinking...
Researchers from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium set out to study whether exposure to nitrogen trichloride in indoor chlorinated pools may affect the respiratory epithelium of children and increase the risk of some lung diseases such as...
A small mention in a report, "Drinking Water Customer Satisfaction Survey," by the Gallop Organization enlisted by the EPA, rubbed me the wrong way. I'll be honest with you ... in this 14-page or so report it was only one sentence that had me irked. Such...