December 2006

Must they come to an end? Technically, the year is supposed to end later this month. However, this issue, our last of 2006, is our annual Reference Guide, which will come in handy for you in 2007 and beyond. Composed of numerous feature stories; 13 case...
Water quality and quantity issues and problems around the world are beginning to get more exposure in the mainstream media. Expect this trend to continue and intensify in 2007. In turn, the commercial water services industry, which is geared toward...
Dawn Kristof Champney, president of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association According to the most recent market indicators survey conducted by the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association, the industry manufacturers...
Mobile technologies are gaining momentum everywhere as a means to streamline operations, reduce human errors and improve service. According to a recent report by industry analyst firm IDC, the mobile workforce will grow more than 30%, to 850 million...
Two years of research has produced a new disinfection method for drinking water distribution systems using ozone technology. This innovation is called Rapid Pipeline Disinfection and can disinfect a pipeline in about one hour as compared to traditional...
President Bush gave U.S. EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson—the first scientist to head the 36-year-old, 18,000-strong agency—the charge of “accelerating the pace of environmental protection, while maintaining the country’s economic competitiveness.”...
Membrane technology is a general term used to describe a number of filtration processes. The processes are essentially the same with the difference being in the membrane that is used. This membrane separation process is based on semi-permeable membranes...
With customers in 30 nations, Allegheny Ludlum Corp. is a manufacturer of specialty materials — from stainless and silicon to electrical steels, titanium, nickel alloys and other advanced alloys. To keep with its ISO 9001-certified quality system, the...
The Sedalia Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Sedalia, Mo., utilizes a MixAir treatment system, designed by Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc., to process its wastewater. The technology was chosen for its ability to efficiently treat wastewater at design...
The big yellow barn located at exit 135 of I-80 in Des Moines, Iowa, is home to hogs, but not of the four-legged variety. This landmark is Zook's Harley-Davidson dealership. The dealership first opened on Feb. 20, 1981, in Columbia, Mo., as the original...

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