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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
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business…
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…
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
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business…
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…
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