Dealer of the Month Profiles

December 4, 2013
It’s been yet another challenging year for the water quality industry. As the economy and housing market struggle down the long road to recovery, a...
December 2, 2013
West Carolina Water Treatment opened its doors in January 1996 as a husband-wife team servicing the western counties of North Carolina. But when...
November 12, 2013
Ring, ring. “Good afternoon. This is Kelly with Moti-Vitality ... No thank you, I’m not in the market for a Disney Cruise at this time.” I really...
November 12, 2013
Most wells experience some type of operational problem during the normal process of aging. The rate at which a well will experience such problems can...
November 12, 2013
Approximately 30 million Americans get their drinking water from private household wells. Protection of private wells does not fall under the U.S....
November 11, 2013
In my previous article, “Ultrafiltration: A Business Growth Opportunity” (September 2013), I referenced a 2010 BBC research report stating that “the...
November 7, 2013
DeWayne Hanes got his start in the water industry in Nebraska in 1965 when he began working for a Culligan dealership. After leaving Culligan, he...
October 17, 2013
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a co-op, or cooperative, is an enterprise or organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those...
October 16, 2013
The Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which passed in 2011, will go into full effect on Jan. 4, 2014. It may come as a surprise that...
October 16, 2013
There is a finite amount of available water on our planet, and it is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. As populations increase, significant...
October 16, 2013
At first glance, this issue of Water Quality Products might seem to have a rock ‘n’ roll theme, with phrases like “rock on” and “heavy metal”...
September 26, 2013
Matt and Catherine Gilby purchased Southeast Texas Water in January 2011, and with the new adventure came old ties. Catherine is carrying on the...
September 17, 2013
The water treatment industry is constantly driven to find more sustainable solutions to treatment problems. Cation exchange water softeners are...
September 16, 2013
Many in the water industry have been at it for a long time and have seen many changes over the years. Especially interesting is the change in how...
September 16, 2013
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region of the globe ranks among the lowest worldwide in terms of availability of renewable freshwater...
September 3, 2013
Vermont Water Inc. has just three employees, however, the company is currently experiencing the benefits of robust economy with a lot of business....
July 26, 2013
As a manufacturer of water treatment equipment, Hellenbrand is no small name, but one Hellenbrand has made his own name in the dealership side of the...
July 8, 2013
Ask the average salesperson today what his or her secret to a successful sale is.   You will likely be the audience to yawn-worthy clichés and...
July 8, 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 3, 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...

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