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On Dec. 12, 2017, WBEZ-FM, Chicago’s public radio station, published a report detailing a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, Ill. Since July 2015, 13 residents have died of the disease, and at least 61 other...
With a career that spans more than three decades, Chuck Minott, owner of Mainely Water, has never worked for anyone. Originally from Maine, he and his wife spent around 20 years running a dealership in Denver. Two years ago, when his wife received a...
Acquisitions, Technologies & Trademarks Rick Andrew Director of Global Business Development – Water Systems NSF Intl.  [email protected] | 800.673.6275 Looking toward 2018, I see that three current related trends will continue. The first is merger...
Most people probably recognize arsenic as an old-time poison, but many do not know how potent it actually is. One-tenth of a teaspoon of arsenic can cause death in hours or days. It poses a direct danger to a large portion of the world’s population, as...
As the New Year approaches, I propose we make two commitments: We must commit to using the scientific method, and we must rely on testing to make decisions and recommendations. As scientists, we should always use the scientific method when we approach a...
A lot of things have been said about the millennial generation, but one thing is clear: Millennials are entering the time of life in which they start families, buy homes and make a host of major purchasing decisions. Looking at sheer numbers, there are...
If you are buying a home with a well system and not public water, you should perform a water quality test. It is best to test the water during the due diligence period you have as a buyer so if anything issues appear in the test results you will have...
Product certification is a common practice in the U.S. among manufacturers that make drinking water treatment products or products that come in contact with drinking water. This certification can help products meet different regulations put in place by...
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. During the storm, the island’s entire power grid was knocked out, and flooding was widespread, resulting in a lack of potable water. Water With Blessings (WWB), an organization that provides...

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