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Nov 7 2018
It is certainly no secret that business increases when the economy is booming. For those of us with the ability to recollect the past decade, we have…
Nov 7 2018
Today in the U.S., potable water safety is no longer a given. In fact, 2016 research from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that only one in three…
Content that can help customers answer questions or solve problems is ideal.
Content that can help customers answer questions or solve problems is ideal.
Nov 7 2018
One of the benefits of the disruption economy is that just about anyone with a laptop and a smartphone has the capability to create and distribute…
Nov 7 2018
I love to be outdoors, and at times I struggle to disconnect, so last year, in an effort to find a way to do both, I took a beginner backpacking…
Rocky Mountain Water Conditioning’s service area extends from northern Colorado to an hour south of Denver, treating a diverse array of water quality problems.
Rocky Mountain Water Conditioning’s service area extends from northern Colorado to an hour south of Denver, treating a diverse array of water quality problems.
Nov 7 2018
After vacationing in Colorado three times, Tom Kinnane and Michelle Rucks knew they wanted to leave the East Coast and move to the mountainous region…
Nov 7 2018
With midterm elections held early this month, Americans have politics on the brain. In the water quality industry, national concerns are at the…
How to transition residential water treatment skills to the commercial water sector
How to transition residential water treatment skills to the commercial water sector
Sep 24 2018
You are a trusted water treatment expert in your region and your dealership is known throughout the community for quality work as you and your team…
Sep 24 2018
Like other industries such as hospitality, health care, and food and beverage, the success of commercial laundries depends on the water quality.…
Rick Andrew
Rick Andrew
Sep 24 2018
In April 2018, NSF Intl. conducted the U.S. Drinking Water Filtration and Treatment Survey, polling more than 1,100 national consumers. The survey…
Strategies for dealership branding success
Strategies for dealership branding success
Sep 24 2018
Many dealers ask me how to improve the number of leads that come into their dealership. They are referring to what I call “active lead generation,”…
Sep 24 2018
Plumbing fixtures and fittings are certified to many standards in the U.S., and at times the process can seem overwhelming. Understanding what drives…
The efficiency island is bound by the maximum and minimum impeller diameters and the iso efficiency lines. Maximizing the island helps achieve the greatest range of flow  and total head span.
The efficiency island is bound by the maximum and minimum impeller diameters and the iso efficiency lines. Maximizing the island helps achieve the greatest range of flow and total head span.
Sep 24 2018
While the goal of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Conservation Standard for pumps is to improve the overall efficiency of pumps sold in…
The Plantation Bay Water Treatment Plant  serves approximately 1,600 residents.
The Plantation Bay Water Treatment Plant serves approximately 1,600 residents.
Sep 24 2018
Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club in Flagler County, Fla., is a private community featuring 45 holes of golf, 10 tennis courts, a pool pavilion…
Team members from North Carolina State University at welcome tables during the sample collections compiled participant information.
Team members from North Carolina State University at welcome tables during the sample collections compiled participant information.
Sep 24 2018
Water treatment specialists are facing a new challenge from emerging contaminants. Perfluoralkyl and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of…
Sep 24 2018
There is a quiet revolution underway in the Baltic Sea, situated in northernmost Europe with shores touching countries such as Estonia, Finland,…
Dispelling some common misconceptions about the millennial generation
Dispelling some common misconceptions about the millennial generation
Sep 24 2018
Oh, those millennials. The whole bunch of them are lazy, entitled, arrogant and clueless. Whether you are struggling to attract them as customers or…
Orbital Water Consulting's staff consists of Melendez and his wife and brother. Pictured left to right: Jennifer Ramirez, Melendez, Omar Melendez
Orbital Water Consulting's staff consists of Melendez and his wife and brother. Pictured left to right: Jennifer Ramirez, Melendez, Omar Melendez
Sep 24 2018
With a background in chemistry and a former career in the pharmaceutical industry, Michael Melendez began his tenure in the water industry working…
Sep 24 2018
As I write this, Labor Day has just ended, fall is approaching and kids across the country are going back to school. For many students, an unexpected…
Solar-powered ultrasonic system manages algae blooms
Solar-powered ultrasonic system manages algae blooms
Aug 31 2018
Pungent and sometimes toxic algal blooms in waterways are increasing, causing a variety of health-related issues and environmental degradation.…
Decentralized wastewater treatment as a cost-effective solution for rural communities
Decentralized wastewater treatment as a cost-effective solution for rural communities
Aug 31 2018
One in every three homes in the U.S. is served by an individual onsite septic system. Advances in products, regulations, treatment and disposal…
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