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The Great Lakes are the world’s largest freshwater lakes by area, covering more than 94,000 sq miles. Those of us who live in the region are fortunate that we never face drinking water scarcity due to drought or other water shortages because our backyard…
New England’s water presents the region’s residents and municipalities with a variety of challenges. Iron, manganese, trihalomethanes and even radon can be found in the water throughout the region, and it takes an experienced water quality dealer to…
While most water treatment industry professionals’ day-to-day operations consist of system design, installation and troubleshooting customers’ water concerns, there are bigger-picture items always at play in the background. Regulations and legislation…
Wisconsin Association to Host First Capitol Day Michelle Kussow Partner, The Capitol Group Lobbyist, Water Quality Association of Wisconsin [email protected] The Wisconsin Legislature convened the 2019 to 2020 legislative session Jan. 7, 2019, with…
Sometimes you meet someone and just do not know where the story will go.  Rocky Mountain Water Conditioning was fortunate to be allowed to set up a table and sign at a local home and ranch store in suburban Denver. We had the opportunity to speak with…
Does your marketing resonate with women? Are you using the right messaging and the right marketing channels for success?  Women control more than 85% of all discretionary income in the U.S—more than $7 trillion. They are your audience. If your targeting…
For decades, the water treatment industry has struggled to quantify the effectiveness of scale reducing devices other than ion exchange water softeners. In 1959, the Water Quality Assn. published the first version of the S-100 Standard that was used as…
My parents bought me a 20-year-old Mercedes for my graduation. That was seven years ago. It has been falling apart since I have owned it, but in fairness, I rarely change the oil or keep up with the routine maintenance. Now it is time for me to get a new…
Water treatment professionals will head to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Convention & Exposition, held April 23 to 25, 2019. The event boasts a host of educational opportunities, policy updates and new technologies…
In 2014, the city of São Paulo faced a water crisis during which reservoirs held only 5% of their capacity, a situation echoed in last year’s Cape Town, South Africa, Day Zero crisis. A new report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) explored the…
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