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Apr 29 2019
This article is the first in an in-depth series focusing on lead contamination across the country. Read the rest of the series: From Coast to Coast…
Based in Saline, Mich., American Aqua serves both residential and commercial customers.
Based in Saline, Mich., American Aqua serves both residential and commercial customers.
Apr 29 2019
Although its history spans more than four decades, the team at American Aqua is constantly looking ahead, striving to meet short- and long-term…
Apr 29 2019
Spring has arrived and with it comes change. The past few months have been turbulent at times for the water industry, with natural and manmade…
Apr 12 2019
Click here to view the Show Companion for the 2019 Water Quality Assn. Convention & Exposition
Mar 25 2019
Produce washing and equipment clean-in-place systems play a vital role in food processing plants, ensuring that fruits and vegetables are clean and…
Jennifer McIntosh
Jennifer McIntosh
Mar 22 2019
In rural areas of the U.S., water drawn from wells is vital for both human consumption and agricultural use. In the past, studies have posited that…
Mar 22 2019
Let’s face it, social media marketing is not a water dealership’s main focus. Your focus is on providing your customers the best water quality…
Mar 22 2019
A report published in the medical journal The Lancet concluded that the lack of safe drinking water and proper sanitation take a greater toll on…
Mar 22 2019
The mainstream news continues to be dominated by headlines about Flint, Mich.’s water crisis with no immediate and affordable solution in sight.…
Mar 22 2019
It goes without saying that women are important members of the water industry and significantly contribute to the advancement of our businesses and…
Mar 22 2019
Back in 1961, a bunch of like-minded folks got together to solve a problem in Medina Lake, Texas. All too often, fires had ravaged homes, vehicles…
Mar 22 2019
Prewitt, N.M., resident Marie Jones has never had running water in the house her father built, despite repeated pleas for help. But thanks to the…
Mike Lowrie founded Shiloh Water Systems in 1999 after more than 20 years in the water industry.
Mike Lowrie founded Shiloh Water Systems in 1999 after more than 20 years in the water industry.
Mar 22 2019
Mike Lowrie founded Shiloh Water Systems, located in Mount Angel, Ore., in 1999, after more than 20 years in the water treatment industry. However,…
Mar 22 2019
In last month’s issue, I wrote about how water treatment professionals can enact change by meeting with lawmakers to tout their issues and expertise…
Mar 22 2019
Choice of pumping systems rarely is as straightforward as some would claim when designing an HVAC system for commercial building applications. To…
Mar 22 2019
When people around the world think about Las Vegas, water innovation might be one of the last things that come to mind. Many may be surprised to know…
Kent (left) and Brandon Morton are the fourth and fifth generations of the family in the water business.
Kent (left) and Brandon Morton are the fourth and fifth generations of the family in the water business.
Feb 25 2019
It is not terribly difficult to find a water quality dealership that is a family business, but finding a dealership run by a family that has been in…
Easterday-Wilson Water Services now has one drill rig and approximately 15 employees, many of whom are related to Franklin Sr., the founder.
Easterday-Wilson Water Services now has one drill rig and approximately 15 employees, many of whom are related to Franklin Sr., the founder.
Feb 25 2019
Louis Franklin Easterday Sr. was a farmer and trained draft horses as a young man, until he changed careers and started drilling wells in 1935 when…
Linda and Vince Kent, treasurer and president for Abendroth Water Conditioning, respectively, have run the family business for 25 years.
Linda and Vince Kent, treasurer and president for Abendroth Water Conditioning, respectively, have run the family business for 25 years.
Feb 25 2019
Abendroth Water Conditioning has been a family owned and operated, independent water treatment company since 1953.   The dealership currently is…
Tyler Gamble
Tyler Gamble
Feb 25 2019
Now it in its fifth year, WQP’s Young Professionals program honors the best and the brightest rising stars in the water treatment industry. The six…
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