Oct 04, 2019

October 2019

We place our trust in water filters–especially certified filters–to protect our homes and families, but what happens when a filter fails to remove contaminants to safe levels? Residents of Newark, N.J., are grappling with this fear after the safety of…
“Bringing cleaner, healthier, local water to every faucet,” is displayed on the homepage of Blue Ribbon Water’s website. The business still is in its early stages–it officially launched in January 2019–but it has big plans for what is ahead.  Bill Cooper…
The secret to developing a successful business is mastering process and assembling the right team. One of the largest obstacles for today’s specialty contractors is finding and retaining quality talent. Why is it so difficult and what is the solution to…
Those of us privileged enough to live in first-world nations can turn on a tap with access to a virtually limitless supply of clean, safe water at any time of the day or night. The same applies when eliminating our waste; we simply flush our problems…
Many in the water treatment industry have likely heard about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, and its emergence in some public and private water supplies above the U.S. EPA health advisory level of 70 ppt.  PFAS are a group of man-made…
We all know that people go online and compare prices. It is easy, painless and people can do it from the comfort of their homes. Without actual model numbers, it is hard to compare items apples-to-apples. People’s desire to save money creates a situation…
Water treatment businesses make a lot of investments into resources to insure their success: a fleet, insurance, inventory, building maintenance, software and more.  One of the most critical resources, employees, also is one of the most difficult to…
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona and funded by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) highlighted the economic benefits of using point-of-use (POU) devices to reduce health risks in drinking water. WQP Managing…
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