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Apr 26 2018
Last month marked the four-year anniversary of the Flint, Mich., water crisis, when the city switched its water source from Detroit water to the…
Feb 28 2018
Each month, WQP provides the latest in water quality treatment products and services, as well as top-notch business advice, in its regular issues.…
Feb 28 2018
I recently attended a panel discussion at the University of Illinois at Chicago discussing the issue of lead service lines in Flint, Mich., and…
Jan 25 2018
As readers of WQP, you have likely dedicated your careers to ensuring people are drinking clean, safe water. Being immersed in this industry, you…
Dec 1 2017
As winner of the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, Rao has proven herself to be an exceptional young woman. Inspired by the…
Nov 16 2017
When you hear the words “Coachella Valley,” visions of flower crown-wearing millennials dancing at an outdoor concert may spring to mind. But the…
Feb 12 2015
Imagine for a moment that you have decided to open your business all over again. For argument’s sake, let’s say you have moved into a brick-and-…
Feb 12 2015
Almost all of the water that has ever existed on our planet is the same water we see today, 97% of which is non-potable seawater. The remaining 3% is…
Feb 11 2015
The company for which Parisian Jerome Papaya works, Puribec, started as a Kinetico water softener dealer primarily serving residential customers in…
Feb 11 2015
I am guessing that many of you, like me, are master procrastinators. Case in point: I am writing this editorial letter on the day it is due. While…
May 9 2014
“A plan without action is a daydream; action without a plan is a nightmare.” – Japanese proverb “Put simply, your advertising plan tells you how you…
Mar 24 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright advised, “Get the habit of analysis—analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.”  A clever business is…
Mar 20 2013
When choosing pipe or fittings for any water application, the material options can be overwhelming. This was not always the case, though: For…
Feb 5 2013
The Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) Gold Seal product certification program continues to grow and expand to meet the needs of the industry. This is being…
Jun 28 2012
Scale not only clogs pipes and destroys valves, it also consumes energy. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Annual Energy…
Jun 18 2012
Anyone who has ever used Google knows the search engine enables companies to advertise products and services next to search results, as well as on…
Apr 24 2012
When we consider the common cause of business challenges in most circumstances, it often comes down to communication—or the lack thereof. The failure…
Feb 24 2012
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it had worked with three New Jersey school districts to successfully lower lead…
Jan 24 2012
In December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration announced that as…
Nov 30 2011
The past year was a rough one for businesses in the U.S. and around the world. The economy continues to weigh heavily on everyone’s minds. This…
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