Oct 13, 2015

October 2015

It’s no big surprise that customers today turn to the Internet first when looking for information on water treatment—with so much information available at our fingertips, and so many ways to access it, consumers like to be as informed as possible before…
When the phone rings in the middle of the night, it can be a jarring experience. Is there an emergency? Is a family member in trouble? Is it just a wrong number? For business partners James Bennett and Jeff Colasante, being ready for that middle-of-the-…
When professionals are entrusted to care for a public or residential pool or spa, their primary responsibilities to owners and users are to reduce risk, improve efficiency, and ensure more benefits and fewer consequences. Wherever there is treated water…
It has been more than 20 years since the combination of hydraulic fracturing and direction drilling was introduced in the U.S. to extract natural gas, and the process continues to be widely used. It has been a hotly debated topic due to concerns about…
With California experiencing its fourth year of severe drought, the need to save water remains a top priority for local and statewide agencies. Throughout 2015, California’s annual rainfall has been critically below average, and that includes the state’s…
With water shortages in many parts of the country, more homeowners than ever before are looking for domestic hot water solutions. Larger homes mean longer waits for hot water at the faucet, requiring impatient Americans to—gasp—wait. And if there are two…
Point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry (POE) water treatment for microbial contaminants requires the end user and sales and service personnel to select their solutions wisely. The wrong choice could result in illness or even death from waterborne…
Both traditional and emerging treatment technologies can be effective at reducing or removing contaminants. There are four primary types of treatment modalities. Aesthetic, particulate and turbidity removal are achieved through sand, multimedia, bag,…
Did you know that Section 32 of Quebec’s Environmental Quality Act currently outlines requirements for potable water products that are beyond those of U.S. states and other Canadian provinces? The additional Quebec requirements from April 2013 state that…
As an attendee of many conferences and networking events, I have found that a business card is regarded with pride as a first impression willingly given to anyone who will receive it. Whether it is a quick introduction or a prolonged conversation, it…
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