Aug 26, 2014

September 2014

In this age of fad diets and fitness crazes, there is one piece of health advice that everyone can agree on: Drink more water. Proper hydration is key to good health, and with all the worries about growing obesity rates, no beverage is better for…
Protecting the quality and safety of our nation’s drinking water is an important and never-ending task. NSF Intl., a global independent public health organization, works with government, industry and consumer groups to make sure harmful contaminants and…
Many regions in Malawi, Africa, are struggling with access to safe drinking water. Urban areas are subject to tap water supplies with little to no water treatment, while the surrounding rural communities are forced to drink from untreated and poorly…
In my first article, “Traditional Treatment Methods” (June 2014), I touched on traditional methods of residential water treatment and conditioning such as water softeners, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet systems. As a water treatment professional living…
“The water business is in my blood,” said Jay Hellenbrand, president of Advanced Water Solutions of Ventura, Calif., about his passion for the water industry. And indeed it is. The son of Jim Hellenbrand, founder of Hellenbrand Water in Waunakee, Wis.,…
Are you planning to launch a new website soon? Many companies held off on building new websites through the recession and are now looking at quite a bit of “tech debt” on their old sites. Regardless of which platform you choose or which consulting firm…
Whether or not we would like to admit it, we are a competitive society. Competition surrounds us in everything we do, and we are always looking for ways to get an edge. It is involved even in simple, daily activities, such as driving your car when you…
Clean water is crucial to health, and around the world, thousands of people die each day due to waterborne illnesses. The Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG) is an organization that implements WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)…
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