Nov 01, 2019

November 2019

On a recent late night flight to San Antonio, Texas, for the Water Quality Assn. Mid-Year Leadership Conference, I was writing this month’s Dealer of the Month profile when the man sitting next to me pulled out a huge stack of WQP magazines. To my…
Driessen Water’s story spans multiple generations, states and market segments. The business has weathered a changing competitive landscape to adapt to new technologies, marketing channels and even legislative issues to emerge as a strong business built…
Powerful things can happen when the water well industry works together, and this was apparent when the Water Well Trust (WWT) partnered with industry organizations to bring safe water supplies to rural Americans in need. In the past three years, the WWT…
Extreme weather and heatwaves are increasing as the planet warms. From California to Australia to Africa and Europe, the consequences of temperature change are being felt everywhere around the planet. Climate change driven water scarcity even came close…
The newest class of trendy water dispensers offers features, such as flavoring options, carbonation and advanced heating and cooling systems. While luxury water appliances offer opportunities to capture more market share in the water and beverage service…
The war for talent has been waging for many years now. Employers across industries report that it is more challenging than ever to attract qualified candidates and increasingly difficult to retain top employees who have so many options now. Given the…
Low-pressure mercury bulbs have long been used as an ultraviolet (UV) method to reduce microbes in residential drinking water, but the inherent toxicity of mercury poses handling and transportation risks. A major revision to a nearly three-decades-old…
In July, Hurricane Barry marked the start of the Atlantic hurricane season when it made landfall on the Gulf Coast, and in August, Hurricane Dorian—the most powerful hurricane of the season as of press time—hit the Bahamas and North Carolina. In the wake…
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