September 2008

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For those of us involved in the water treatment industry, I think we are embarking on some pretty exciting times.

It seems as if you can’t walk pass a newsstand these days without seeing water in the headlines. From water shortages to drug-...

In the year since the last International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) convention and tradeshow, there has been increased media, public and governmental scrutiny on a variety of bottled water issues. IBWA continues to work to proactively keep its...

With the unique and complex challenges currently facing the water treatment industry, this year's Water Quality Association (WQA) Mid-Year Leadership Conference will provide vital education on timely issues, the opportunity to provide input into the...

This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most important public health achievements in American history—the chlorination of drinking water. As we celebrate this historic milestone, we must also recognize the ongoing challenge to bring safe...

Sometimes two heads are better than one—and that’s exactly what the newly created Pentair Residential Filtration plans to prove going forward. Pentair, Inc. and General Electric Co. (GE) announced in late-June the finalization of a joint venture...

Perchlorate (ClO4-) is an anion that has been introduced to the environment as a contaminant in both ground and surface water from various chemical and industrial processes. Perchlorate is persistent and long lasting, and once it is introduced into...

The key factor in choosing a bottle filler is fitting the equipment’s output rates to the capacity your facility requires to meet customer demand. There are two ways in which you can go wrong: installing a filler that may cost less than others but...

As the bottled water industry continues to grow, the International Bottled Water Association’s (IBWA) tradeshow is expanding as well.Celebrating its 50th year, this year’s event will be held in conjunction with the American Beverage Association’s...

In the March 2008 issue of Water Quality Products, the IOA column discussed mastering the fundamentals of ozone and reviewed the four basic elements required to form fully functional ozone systems: oxygen/feed gas preparation, ozone generation, mass...