Jun 29, 2021

July 2021

Summertime is here. A time for family barbecues, leisurely afternoons by a pool and camping trips under the stars. Yet for some, summer marks a time for blue-green algae and water scarcity. I certainly hope you fall in the former and not the latter. Warm…
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business practices? Nominate them to be featured as a WQP Dealer of the Month here. Self-nominations are accepted…
Canadian Association Adapts to Virtual By Shelley Peters, Executive Director, Canadian Water Quality Association, [email protected] The Canadian Water Quality Association (CWQA) started 2020 like a lamb and it finished like a lion. Like many other…
In the four decades she has lived in Nome, Texas, Rose Anderson has never been able to drink the water that comes directly from her tap. “I’ve been here about 39, 40 years,” Anderson said, “and we could never drink the water here. Never.” Anderson is not…
Access to clean water is something that people in developed nations take for granted. However, it is a daily challenge for a huge number of people around the world, with the latest UN figures showing 2.2 billion people globally lacking access to safely…
The U.S. residential water treatment market reached revenues of more than $2.2 billion in 2020. The point-of-entry (POE) market was the largest segment by revenues, followed by point-of-use (POU), under-the-sink systems’ market. The key market driver for…
We all want our families to be drinking and using clear, clean water. There are a number of products on the market that claim to do just that — provide clean drinking water. What, in reality, is “clean,” and does “clean” mean healthy? Take two glasses of…
In 2008, at a sales training for water treatment, a mentor of mine told me that the best way to earn the sale before I ever set foot in someone’s home was to close my eyes and imagine all that my prospect was going through up to the point they contacted…
Water quality is a hot topic for consumers these days, but as we all know, consumers do not just want products to be safe for themselves and their families, they also want products that are safe for the environment. There is no better way to communicate…
The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the eve of the originally scheduled 2020 Water Quality Association (WQA) Convention & Exposition. The association quickly pivoted to…
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