Articles

November 07, 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
NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF) recently collaborated to create an educational video series on water sustainability. WQP Managing...
October 17, 2013
It’s a lazy Saturday morning at the Unger house. Mom is at work, and she left me and the kids (ages 11, nine, seven and five) a giant list of chores...
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
When most people think of rainwater harvesting, they picture a 55-gal tank that collects rainwater from the roof to water plants — but this term also...
October 16, 2013
Over the past five years, the topic of rainwater harvesting has become prevalent everywhere we look. Many articles on this subject begin with an...
October 16, 2013
Isaac Plains is an open-cut coal mine in northern Queensland, Australia, that operates under an environmental authority. One of the environmental...
October 16, 2013
Brand protection and the production of clean, shiny cans are important in the canning industry. Can corrosion not only negatively impacts a company’s...
October 16, 2013
The Winona Family YMCA is located in southeast Minnesota, in a town that is home to approximately 27,000 residents. The 4,300-member athletic center...
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
Safe Water Network develops affordable safe drinking water solutions for rural communities in need. WQP Assistant Editor Williette Nyanue spoke to...
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 town of Newport Center, Vt., is a small community of approximately 1,500 residents located just south of the U.S.-Canada border. A combination of...
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 16, 2013
How’s business? It is a simple question and one you likely hear often. You probably respond with a quick “good,” but could it be better? Are you...
September 16, 2013
In June 2012, a group of George Mason University (GMU) students and faculty traveled to the Amazon jungle to help an indigenous group of roughly 400...

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