May 05, 2015

May 2015

Last month, California Gov. Jerry Brown made an important announcement while standing in the middle of a field in the Sierra Nevada—an unusual spot for a politician to make a speech, you may think. Brown picked that spot for a reason, though—the dry,…
Living in the Rocky Mountains certainly has its benefits—and they are not limited to the majestic views and quick access to the ski slopes.  As Steve Silagy, owner and service manager of AquaLogic in Gypsum, Colo., points out, it also has water quality…
Overall utility savings and disinfection benefits of cold water ozone-laundered linens are the prime factors behind the installation of ozone systems at many hotel operations, including the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Atascadero, Calif. General…
A few years ago, a realtor in central Pennsylvania eagerly showed a three-bedroom, “move-in-ready” bi-level home to a young couple who quickly met the offer and moved in. It turned out to be a costly mistake.   A few new sheets of drywall, a smattering…
Let’s take a look at three unique softener applications and some of the potential system configurations for each one. The first step is to identify the operating parameters. Does the customer need high-quality, low-leakage soft water? In that case, you…
Point-of-use (POU) reverse osmosis (RO) membranes often get a bad rap within the water treatment industry for a few reasons: It is a saturated, commoditized market with slimmer margins; there have been minimal technological advancements in system…
In the U.S., there are an estimated 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools.1 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the country.2 Unfortunately, a persistent problem exists:…
When plans were being developed for the $1.3 billion Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., home to the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, water management was a top priority from the start. The location itself was the first decision that signaled this was to be…
Most people encounter valves in their everyday lives without giving them much thought. We assume they will open easily, not leak and stand the test of time while maintaining the quality of our drinking water. All of these characteristics are taken for…
Your company probably does a great job of advertising. It sends out thousands of postcards, advertises in local coupon magazines, and may even have radio and television commercials. This causes the phone to ring off the hook and bombard the sales…
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