Water Treatment Dealers

Large or small, water dealerships have the same goal: to provide customers the best solutions and service for their water quality concerns. Here, water treatment dealers can find the information they need on sales, marketing, management, training and professional certification to help their businesses run smoothly, plus company and association news and updates.
A plea to manufacturers to acknowledge small dealers
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...

Bolder Water provides quality water and service in Thornton, Colorado
Mar 26 2018

In the shadow of the eastern Rocky Mountains rests Thornton, Colo., home to a budding...

Well drilling company in Texas
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...

Schaefer's soft water in Watertown Wis.
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...

Generational dealer uses customer service foundation to grow
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...

Five young professionals making waves in the water treatment industry
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...

Dealership leader puts employees & customers first
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...

Soft Water City in Sycamore, Ill.
Feb 28 2018

After Fidel Castro became prime minister of Cuba in 1959, Ray Puentes immigrated to the U.S., where some of his family lived. Ray’s uncle owned a...

Utilizing good practice to maintain loyalty among customer base
Jan 26 2018

All service companies, regardless of size and function, have the same goals and different methods to accomplish them. Though, in water companies,...

Water Unlimited dealer of the month
Jan 25 2018

The western Nevada city of Sparks is located just east of Reno and approximately 40 miles northeast of Lake Tahoe. As those recreation...

Young professionals nominations are open
Jan 5 2018

WQP extended the submission deadline for the 2017 Young Professionals program to Jan. 18, 2018. The program recognizes noteworthy rising...

Mainely water uses branding and online feedback
Dec 29 2017

With a career that spans more than three decades, Chuck Minott, owner of Mainely Water, has never worked for anyone. Originally from Maine, he and...

Dec 5 2017

Find out how one Houston-area dealership responded to Hurricane Harvey.

Nov 5 2017

The IsoTwist PureWaterMachine is an under-sink RO filter system optimized to treat city water using the existing water pressure. It makes up to 50...

WQP staff visits Houston for Hurricane Harvey coverage
Oct 18 2017

Last week, WQP, Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD), and Storm Water Solutions (SWS) editors traveled to Houston to speak with water...

Evaluating commission & salary pay structures when hiring salespeople
Oct 11 2017

Since I entered this industry nearly 19 years ago, I have believed that sales professionals should be paid straight commission. It is how I began...

Jon and Gayla have assembled a small but dedicated team of water professionals
Oct 10 2017

Jon and Gayla have assembled a small but dedicated team of water professionals.

Husband-and-wife duo...

Oct 10 2017

During the Dealer Section meeting at the 2017 WQA Leadership Conference in San Diego in September, one topic sparked the most discussion by far:...

Tips for writing blogs for your website & brand
Sep 15 2017

While many online marketing opportunities are available to small business owners these days, nothing is more tried and true than the blog post....

Best Water Solutions employees and service truck
Sep 14 2017

Jorge and Courtney Zukoski, left and middle, bought Best Water Solutions from Jorge’s parents, Walt, right, and...