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Dec 29 2017
On Dec. 12, 2017, WBEZ-FM, Chicago’s public radio station, published a report detailing a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the the Illinois Veterans…
Dec 15 2017
The water treatment industry is an ever-changing sector, with new technologies, regulations and trends always on the horizon. In an effort to remain…
Dec 5 2017
Each month, WQP recognizes a water treatment dealer who exemplifies the values of hard work, customer service, professional development and…
Dec 1 2017
Social engineering is the act of taking advantage of human behavior to commit a crime. Social engineering criminals can gain access to buildings,…
Dec 1 2017
When it comes to certifying activated carbon systems, there is some confusion about which standards best apply. Specifically, there may be some…
Dec 1 2017
As winner of the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, Rao has proven herself to be an exceptional young woman. Inspired by the…
Nov 17 2017
Every year, during the Executive Forum and Fly-In, a delegation of member executives from Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) travels to Washington, D…
Nov 17 2017
Nearly 19 years ago, I stumbled into this industry barely knowing what a water softener was. I was originally hired as a sales trainer tasked with…
Nov 17 2017
Product certification within the water treatment industry can seem overwhelming, expensive, and, to some, unnecessary. The process requires time and…
Nov 17 2017
Outdated and inefficient heating and cooling systems and the enormous cost to replace them ultimately sealed the fate of the Wilshire Grand Hotel.…
Nov 17 2017
Washing laundry is a significant use of water in the average home, accounting for 15% to 40% of the overall water consumption in a typical household…
Nov 17 2017
Q: Why is arsenic found in groundwater and why is it difficult to remove? A: While arsenic is naturally found in rocks and soil and is released into…
Nov 17 2017
When buying a home, prospective buyers should hire a third party to perform water testing to ensure accurate results. Any well can become…
Nov 17 2017
The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation…
Nov 16 2017
When Tom Barry joined Kel Tren Service in 1985, water conditioning was a newer offering in the company’s menu of services—Barry’s father had…
Nov 16 2017
When you hear the words “Coachella Valley,” visions of flower crown-wearing millennials dancing at an outdoor concert may spring to mind. But the…
Oct 11 2017
In August 2017, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the hypoxic dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, just off the coast of…
Oct 11 2017
Scheduling home visits and installations, coordinating delivery routes, and organizing accounting information are critical for a water treatment…
Oct 11 2017
Pump and pump system manufacturers have a lot to consider when designing components for use in the market. In addition to manufacturing pump systems…
Oct 11 2017
Water & Sewerage Corp. of the Bahamas (W&SC) contracted with Aqua Design Bahamas Ltd. for a new desalination facility on the island of…
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