October 2004

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Although Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection has been proven time and time again to be extremely effective for the primary disinfection of drinking water, it is only within the last year that drinking water guidelines, across both Canada and the United...

“The Information Age.” Yes, the term tends to be a bit overused, but what does it mean for the water industry?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 35 percent of 25- to 29-year-olds owned homes as of 1997. In the 30 to 34 age group, the number...

Perchlorate has been the “contaminant du jour” in the water treatment community recently. NSF has received many inquiries regarding potential treatment technologies for perchlorate and their effectiveness and safety. This article summarizes the...

A newspaper career counselor recently advised a reader that unless you had an employment contract, nine months was long enough for a job. It was noted that if you move, it should be for more than just money. It should be for a better company fit, for...

Recently, some dealers have shared with me that they just can’t get good salespeople, or they can’t make sales happen. “People come and quit. What is happening out there?” Because I work with hundreds of dealers around the country and I see what works...

Within the petrochemicals and power generation industries, it is common practice to recycle condensed steam for use as boiler feed water. Such processes improve plant economics offering a ready source of already heated water (often higher than 80° C...

When a Colombian mining company decided to replace their outdated desalination systems, they contracted ITT’s Water Equipment Technologies unit for reverse osmosis systems that provided improvements in energy and maintenance savings.

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Currently in the U.S., 283.7 million people obtain their water supply from public water systems, while 42 million have private drinking water supplies. Typically private drinking water supplies are drawn from the ground water through wells, but some...