Aug 31, 2021

September 2021

It is amazing how much can change in a short year. Do you remember what your biggest business concerns were in 2020 versus now? Likely instituting PPE standards and keeping up with an influx of consumers increasingly aware of home water quality were top…
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 of the Month here. Self-nominations are accepted…
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries. In the U.S., PFAS have been around since the 1940s, according to the U.S. EPA. PFAS are used to make…
We are all inundated with the 24-hour news cycle. Headlines and features about everything, from the latest technology to what you should have for dinner, are everywhere. The chemicals present in tap water are no stranger to these headlines and articles,…
Calvin Coolidge is said to have coined the phrase “Eat it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without,” to encourage Americans to cope with shortages and rationing during World War I. This frugality inspired generations of American to live within their…
Several changes are in the works at the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF). From new approaches to research, to a new strategic plan, WQRF is advancing research on behalf of the water treatment industry. Also, for the first time, a WQRF education…
To be certain, the supply chain in the water sector has experienced one challenge after another in more than a year. Strategies to Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions A key mitigation strategy: keep as much inventory on hand as is possible. “You have to…
Prior to 2002, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic (PFOS) acid, or PFAS chemicals, were being released into the environment, including water systems, as a byproduct of the manufacturing process of paper, cardboard food packaging,…
No doubt about it, the COVID-19 global pandemic has changed how we interact with customers and the role digital communication plays in that. One water treatment dealership, Advanced Water Treatment (AWT), is leveraging a new digital tool to connect with…
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