Mar 05, 2021

March 2021

As someone who regularly travels professionally under normal circumstances, it is startling to realize that it has been almost a year since my last business trip in early March 2020 for the Water Quality Association (WQA) DC Fly-In. I’m sure many readers…
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…
Along with a change in White House Administrations and a new congressional session in 2021, there will be a new federal U.S. EPA administrator leading the agency. EPA promulgates regulations impacting the drinking water treatment and filtration industry…
Ten years ago, the United Nations declared that every individual on our planet has the right to clean, fresh and safe water (1). Unfortunately, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one in three people globally do not have access to safe…
Sea- and brackish water desalination has, until recent years, been cost prohibitive for more widespread human, industrial and agricultural use. However, as technology advances and scarcity in both developing and developed countries increases, it has…
Water treatment professionals understand there is no “one-size fits all” system to meet every homeowner’s water situation. Water quality and quantity differ from one home to the next, especially in rural areas outside of municipalities. Lack of water…
No one can argue that 2020 was not a life-changing event for everyone that was predominantly reactive by the day. Some bad and yes, some of it good. We have been hearing about the “new normal” for some time. This new normal seems largely reactive. While…
Though they sound similar, there is an important difference between “certification” and “compliance.” When it comes to matters of public health, like the water we drink, these differences are critical. We in the U.S. and Canada enjoy some of the safest…
A team of researchers from the University of Cincinnati found evidence of a water filtration system at the Corriental reservoir in Guatemala, which served ancient Maya civilizations in the city of Tikal. WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello spoke with…
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