November 2007

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This past October marked the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water Act. This legislation certainly changed the landscape for national water quality issues by establishing a basic structure for regulating...

Clearly, it is to the advantage of water improvement professionals to source quality products at a low price.

To this end, many find it difficult to choose between quality, value or affordability. This is true in almost every walk of life. We...

All raw water supplies contain dissolved ions that are positively or negatively charged. The positively charged ions (called cations) include calcium and magnesium, which...

In rural areas across the country, particularly those where residents receive their water from a well, iron has been the predominant problem with the water quality. Several technologies— such as aeration, ozone and chemical feed—exist to combat this...

Anyone in the water treatment business does some amount of testing while in the field or on the job site. There are a variety of testing products available, and each has its advantages and disadvantages depending on how and where it will be used....

Membrane design uses the latest technologies, providing options for different assembly processes to produce a finished product. Filament winding is a process used by many companies in the production of membranes. The outer casing of a membrane serves...

The global market for wine is expanding dramatically, and this growth is expected to continue through the current decade. According to Vinexpo’s 10th global study of current trends in the International Wine and Spirits Market and Outlook to 2010,...

Everyone in the drinking water industry knows that in order for a certification to hold any weight in the U.S., it must be ANSI-accredited. When a certification agency invests the extra time, effort and money to obtain an ANSI accreditation, it...

Now that water dealers have had suitable time to grieve the passing of telemarketing as a viable marketing technique, it is time for us to get on with our lives and look for a new “automatic” marketing plan. This article will discuss some ideas on how...

With the National Ground Water Association’s (NGWA) 2007 Ground Water Expo and Annual Meeting just around the corner, Water Quality Products checked in with the organization’s executive director, Kevin McCray, to provide you a sneak peek. The event,...