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Contrary to a common public misperception, water is not free, nor is water sold. Water utilities provide a service, for which they charge. They...
Environmental progress in regard to water quality in the United States can be traced to the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts (SDWA) (see page...
TMDL Rule Found "Unworkable" The controversial July 2000 final rule on Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) is being withdrawn by the Environmental...
The Old West had small populations and certainly never had to worry about water quality. You can watch any Old West movie and see cowboys dipping...
I love my job. The thing I like most about it is the opportunity to travel the country and see great salespeople trying great ideas. I learn...
Corporate management and marketers constantly have asked themselves and their communications people how much does advertising matter?  With the...
As the residential point-of-use (POU) reverse osmosis (RO) industry approaches its 35th anniversary, it is time for a reality check on the industry's...
The following are program notes of the insurance panel presented at the Arizona Water Quality Association October 2002 program, reprinted with...
Arsenic occurs naturally in the environment  as a heavy metal in two different forms, arsenite  (arsenic III) and arsenate (arsenic V). Arsenic is...
The installation of ozone equipment on well applications utilizes the same principles and techniques as chlorinators, air injection and softener...
When most people think about air pollution, they think about the air outdoors. However, the air quality in many people's offices and homes is...
A unique ammonia/phosphate analyzer designed to take readings directly in the wastewater, in other words, precisely where the nutrient concentration...
"Your treatment plant stinks again! What are you going to do about it?"  Whether this complaint comes directly from an offended neighbor, or is...
Out of a landscape parched for water--but certainly not ideas--comes a unique innovation in wastewater treatment from Premier Wastewater...
A major environmental project to help rejuvenate a lake at the heart of Berlin attributes much of its success to unique submersible blowers from UK...
Often, plant controls are nothing more than a controller connected to a dissolved oxygen (DO) probe, programmed by an installer that may know little...
National Raisin Company, Fowler, Calif., recently received news that had dual implications. The good news was that sales and production of its...
Under pressure from the mandates of the Safe Drinking Water Act, water works engineers and plant managers now are forced to scrutinize all elements...
Many pipelines installed underwater are manufactured from synthetic materials such as high-density polyethylene (HDPE) because of the superior...

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