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Bringing a wind-powered desalination system to Mitchell County, Texas
Bringing a wind-powered desalination system to Mitchell County, Texas
Aug 31 2018
Throughout the country and the world, there have been increased efforts to incorporate renewable energy technologies that ultimately reduce carbon…
Q&A with J. Carl Ganter of Circle Blue regarding Mission.4 data initiative 
Q&A with J. Carl Ganter of Circle Blue regarding Mission.4 data initiative 
Aug 31 2018
As a global news organization, Circle of Blue works to report on the world’s freshwater crises through daily coverage, as well as in-depth features…
Water Quality Research Foundation expands positions & research projects
Water Quality Research Foundation expands positions & research projects
Aug 31 2018
The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) has a new approach to expanding the foundation’s impact and research agenda. WQRF, formerly the Water…
WQA’s seven-pillar approach to water treatment product certification
WQA’s seven-pillar approach to water treatment product certification
Aug 31 2018
Is it possible to gain a year’s worth of experience in just a few short months? It certainly seemed that way, as I began my first day as the new…
California home receives a water efficiency upgrade from faucet to flush
California home receives a water efficiency upgrade from faucet to flush
Aug 31 2018
California is no stranger to drought. The state has suffered five major droughts in the last century, and the U.S. Drought Monitor shows 47% of…
Methods for removing emerging contaminants from drinking water
Methods for removing emerging contaminants from drinking water
Aug 31 2018
Contaminants of emerging concern (ECs) is a term that has been used since the mid 1990s to identify natural or synthetically occurring substances not…
POU & POE solutions remain effective contaminant removal tools
POU & POE solutions remain effective contaminant removal tools
Aug 31 2018
Point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry (POE) treatment as a viable solution to address drinking water contamination concerns continues to be embraced…
Ronald Gagnon, water treatment dealer, and his wife, Linda Gagnon.
Ronald Gagnon and his wife, Linda Gagnon.
Aug 31 2018
After a 21-year career in the Navy, Ronald Gagnon was looking for a new path. When his brother-in-law, a well contractor in northern Illinois at the…
Aug 31 2018
I realize this space has been fairly Chicago-focused the past few issues, and I promise I will examine water quality topics in other areas of the…
The WQP 2018-2019 Buyer's Guide is now available
The WQP 2018-2019 Buyer's Guide is now available
Jul 30 2018
Each year, WQP presents a comprehensive resource for finding the products, services and solution providers you need for your business. Here in the…
Jun 22 2018
When I began my career with an automotive supplier in Zeeland, Mich., in 2003, there were three reverse osmosis (RO) systems and four deionized (DI)…
Jun 22 2018
The ongoing drought in Southern California rages on, leaving homeowners with shorter showers, drier lawns, and a more mindful attitude regarding…
Jun 22 2018
Now more than ever, drinking water quality plays an important role in the healthy production of broiler chickens, hatching eggs, turkeys and table…
Jun 22 2018
In May 2018, the Water Well Trust, a national nonprofit that helps low-income Americans gain access to clean water supplies, completed its 100th…
Jun 22 2018
Ion exchange is a versatile tool in a water treatment engineer’s toolbox and is useful to target trace contaminants. Ion exchange resin systems…
Jun 22 2018
It seems that every day you pick up the newspaper, read an article online or receive a water treatment industry email about another city or area…
Jun 22 2018
When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, the 155-mph winds took down the electric grid and public water system, leaving the…
Jun 22 2018
When talking to clients about their brands, I have found that most think branding refers to their logo, the font they use in their brochure or a…
Jun 22 2018
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, Erik Bernal got a wakeup call. The storm and its effects brought the topic of water quality to the…
Jun 22 2018
This May, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) invited my colleagues and I to take a tour of some of the city’s…
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