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Mar 26 2018
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Mar 26 2018
Top to bottom: Rutu Mehta and Jit Patel. Latin for “sky water,” Aqua Caelum is a name meant to evoke the process of generating water from the air. A…
Mar 26 2018
Manufacturers, and pretty much anyone in business, understand that their revenue follows the 80/20 rule: 20% of their dealers produce 80% of their…
Mar 26 2018
The case for sustainable products and processes is becoming more and more apparent. From sourcing more sustainable raw materials, to finding new ways…
Mar 26 2018
On Sept. 27, 2016, Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, addressed the International Astronautical Congress. Musk spoke on his ambition for mankind to visit, and…
Mar 26 2018
We get so busy doing what has to be done that we lose track of what we will do when we are finished. There is always something that needs doing and…
Mar 26 2018
Wastewater from homes contains a cocktail of chemicals that need to be removed or reduced prior to treated water’s release back into the environment…
Mar 26 2018
On April 25, 2014, the city of Flint, Mich., switched its water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River temporarily…
Mar 26 2018
In the shadow of the eastern Rocky Mountains rests Thornton, Colo., home to a budding water treatment dealership called Bolder Water. Owners Tim…
Mar 26 2018
In Cape Town, South Africa, the threat that seemed imminent just a few months ago may now be only a hypothetical, if Mother Nature cooperates. In a…
Mar 23 2018
A steady rise of Legionnaires’ disease in the U.S. since 2000 has resulted in greater scrutiny of commercial plumbing and HVAC system maintenance and…
Mar 23 2018
Many pool operators consider using saline generators for sanitation instead of traditional chlorine or bromine disinfection methods. Many feel this…
Mar 23 2018
Extreme drought and water shortages in major cities such as Cape Town, South Africa; São Paulo, Brazil; Los Angeles, and Beijing, China, have brought…
Mar 1 2018
Chances are, you’re doing social media wrong. I don’t mean any disrespect by this; perhaps you are, in fact, the exception to the rule. If so, sweet…
Mar 1 2018
The water industry depends on regional and state associations to advocate for industry interests at state and local levels. These associations…
Mar 1 2018
Bandera County, Texas, is located in the Texas Hill Country, approximately 40 miles northwest of San Antonio. Despite its proximity to the city and…
Mar 1 2018
It seems almost fated that Bob Schaefer would find himself starting a water business in a place with so apt a name as Watertown. Whether this was a…
Feb 28 2018
In 1950, journalist and flight instructor Paul Maher bought a water conditioning business as a side project while he continued to write and teach.…
Feb 28 2018
For the fourth year, WQP profiles a selection of young professionals in the water treatment industry. The five individuals featured here exhibit the…
Feb 28 2018
The art of sailing involves more than simply jumping on a boat and letting the wind take you away. There are physics involved—a delicate balance of…
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