Aug 30, 2019

September 2019

Kaliméra! I’ve just returned from the Greek island of Kefalonia, the largest island in the Ionian Sea. While I happily spent most of my vacation relaxing on a beach, my curiosity was piqued upon arrival when I noticed the sinks in the island’s airport…
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business practices? Nominate them to be featured as a WQP Dealer Highlight here. Self-nominations are accepted.…
This article is the third in an in-depth series focusing on lead contamination across the country. Read the rest of the series: From Coast to Coast: A closer look at lead contamination across the country Action Plan: Standards vary surrounding lead…
A proposed legislative or regulatory idea often takes more than one government session to gain the necessary traction and support to pass. During this time, provisions are amended and stakeholders lend expertise. In drinking water, the hot topics have…
Updated 2/11/20 Water purity is crucial to human health and safety, especially when it comes to drinking water. Advances in analytical chemistry have pushed the detection limits of chemicals lower and lower, such that chemicals in the water supply that…
Updated 2/11/20 Americans are retiring at an increasing pace. According to the Census forecast, it is projected that by 2030 nearly 12,000 people per day will retire. Succession planning should be a significant priority in all businesses. This process is…
In a rural area of southeastern Kenya, there is a school with more than 1,000 students that has been treating its borehole water with a reverse osmosis (RO) system designed in Texas. Well Beyond put it there, and it will never do that again. Well Beyond…
Today, water filter brands can either rise to the top or sink to the bottom of consumer consideration based on marketing claims. A strong brand value proposition coupled with a differentiating marketing claim can help catapult products off the shelf. A…
The NSF Intl. joint committee updated two standards for drinking water treatment and reverse osmosis to include test methods and requirements for the reduction of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). WQP Associate Editor…
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