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Residential water treatment and conditioning have been the mainstays of this industry for decades, but in recent years, more and more dealers are venturing into the commercial water treatment market. What exactly constitutes a commercial water treatment...
Jim and Pat Fox (top) often bring their dog August into Custom Pure's Seattle shop. "We're famous for the dogs," Jim said.  Many Seattle residents are perfectly happy with their water as it is. The city’s water has low mineral levels since it is...
The Réserve faunique des Laurentides wildlife reserve in Quebec, Canada, covers more than 3,000 sq miles, encompasses more than 2,000 lakes and rivers, and welcomes outdoor enthusiasts year round. Several small drinking water systems throughout the park...
A wide variety of products are labeled as high efficiency, including light bulbs, washing machines, HVAC systems and water softening systems. Knowing the efficiency standard used for residential water softeners helps determine what high efficiency means...
In the April issue of WQP, Susan White began a series of articles on the rise in water contamination concerns across the U.S. The following article is the second part in her series. While lead and perfluorinated compounds continue to hold the public’s...
The water contamination crisis in Flint, Mich., was just the beginning in uncovering lead issues across the U.S. The Flint crisis began when, in an effort to save money, the city of Flint switched its water source from the Detroit municipal water system...
Swimming is a safe and effective way to get exercise. It builds endurance, improves circulation and increases muscular flexibility and balance. Beneficial at any age, swimming burns more calories than jogging. In long-term studies, children who swim...
My father recently moved into an apartment and acquired a new refrigerator. Uncomfortable with the prospect of inheriting the previous owner’s refrigerator filter, he sought a new one online, specifically one capable of removing copper. He was surprised...
On March 28, 1965, in an episode of My Favorite Martian, Doris Packer, as Miss Pringle, did the unspeakable when her character received an award for Teacher of the Year. In an attempt to mask her emotions as she accepted a gold watch, she quipped, “Damn...
Generating leads is among the greatest challenges facing water quality dealers. Many dealers excel at installing water softeners, but are not familiar with marketing principles that can help them obtain new clients; others feel they have exhausted all...