Articles

July 08, 2013
When brothers Andy and Tim Peacock took over Peacock Water in Ohio, the company was already three generations old. In 1906, Andy and Tim’s great...
July 03, 2013
In his early 20s, Bill Certain, president of Certain Water Service Inc. in Port Charlotte, Fla., was captivated by the water industry while working...
June 04, 2013
This spring, Richard Mest, president of Master Water Conditioning Corp., was elected president of the Water Quality Assn. (WQA). Water Quality...
June 03, 2013
In today’s technology, there seems to be a designated abbreviation for everything. When it comes to marketing your company online, I recommend...
June 03, 2013
Consider the following changes that are impacting businesses today: Changing economic conditions; Changing government requirements; Social media and...
June 03, 2013
Owning your own business is as much a part of the American collective psyche as buying a house and eating apple pie. Every year, hundreds of...
June 03, 2013
Each month, Water Quality Products (WQP) highlights a successful dealer as Dealer of the Month. Each of these dealers is a leader in the industry,...
June 03, 2013
As winter becomes nothing more than a memory and the days get warmer, our thoughts are quickly turning to the lazy, hazy days of summer. And nothing...
June 03, 2013
About 55% of adults in the U.S. drink coffee daily, according to the National Coffee Assn. Coffee shops have helped consumers develop an appreciation...
May 29, 2013
Glenn Karn opened the doors of NorthWest Water Treatment in Kent, Wash., 17 years ago, but the idea was many years in the making. Karn began working...
May 15, 2013
When brothers Andy and Tim Peacock took over Peacock Water in Ohio, the company had already been around for three generations. In 1906, Andy and Tim’...
May 03, 2013
I could truthfully state that I was a door-to-door salesperson — for one whole day. I shadowed a security system salesperson to gain an accurate view...
May 03, 2013
Membrane processes can be classified in many ways, based on nature, structure or driving force. Hydrostatic pressure differences are used in...
May 02, 2013
Stated simply, hard water is water that is hard to lather, and soft water is not. A more technically accurate definition of soft water describes the...
May 02, 2013
If you attended the WQA Aquatech USA 2013 tradeshow in Indianapolis in April, you heard about many exciting topics, but probably none that have been...
May 02, 2013
Recently, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) released the results of a survey it commissioned on homeowners’ opinions on water quality and treatment. The...
April 11, 2013
Regular water well cleaning is vital for maintaining acceptable water quality and operational efficiency, and lowering maintenance costs. Water...
April 11, 2013
It is no secret that every business wants to find the magic solution that will profitably increase business year over year. We have all sought that...
March 29, 2013
In my travels across North America over the years, I have observed and documented the characteristics of people and companies to develop profiles. In...
March 29, 2013
Ongoing drought conditions in many parts of the U.S. are impacting water treatment systems using well water and municipal water alike. This can be...

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