Jan 14, 2015

January 2015

Change is all around us, and being able to adapt to that change is key to business success, whether that means integrating new technologies or accommodating new regulations and certification requirements. The coming year is likely to bring plenty of…
Water quality testing can be a critical part of a company’s process. Whether it is a screening method for different water quality parameters, part of a process that requires the addition or subtraction of chemicals, or even compliance monitoring for…
Water treatment can be a complex problem to solve, depending on which contaminants may be present and the desired water quality. There are a variety of contaminants that can make water unsafe to drink, such as microorganisms, inorganic metals and other…
The pulp and paper industry is one of the heaviest users of water within the North American industrial economy, requiring an average of 54 cu meters of water per metric ton of finished product. As water is used in nearly every part of the manufacturing…
The technologies used for household water treatment in developing countries are vastly different from those used in the U.S. The reason is simple: the lack of a water treatment infrastructure or even indoor plumbing in developing rural communities. In…
Supai, Ariz., is the capital of the Havasupai Indian Reservation in the western Grand Canyon. The reservation is the site of some of the country’s most beautiful waterfalls and is a popular destination for hikers and backpackers. In fact, hiking is one…
NSF Intl.’s National Center for Sustainability Standards worked with stakeholders from municipalities, industry, government and academia to develop two new sustainability assessment standards for water contact products and water treatment chemicals. NSF…
Before I delve into this topic, I should point out that I am not an expert in the fields of mental or physical health, but I have racked up plenty of my own experience with them during my past 16 years in this industry. I even tried looking up some…
It’s a brand new year, and that means everyone is looking forward, setting resolutions and goals on how they — and their businesses — will seize opportunities in 2015. As we do each January, the editors of WQP asked several industry professionals to…
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