Catalytic Carbon, Part 2: Impact of Binder and Processing Co...
By Evan E. Koslow, PhD, Rasmina Musovic and Esko Musovic Introduction In our first article on catalytic carbons, we reviewed some of the fundamentals of these materials, including how to test for catalytic properties, the […]
New Studies Confirm Dangerously High Arsenic Exposures from ...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Arsenic contamination in drinking water has been a recognized problem for decades. In fact, it was one of the first regulated drinking water contaminants. In 1942, the US Public […]
Testing POU Active Media Systems for Pentavalent Arsenic Red...
By Rick Andrew On January 22, 2001, US EPA adopted a standard of 10 µg/L as a maximum contaminant level (MCL) for arsenic. Previously, the MCL had been 50 µg/L. After a five-year implementation period, […]
‘Worthwhile Work—YOU MATTER’
By Donna Kreutz Bret Tangley is a third-generation Culligan dealer who’s well-known throughout the water treatment and conditioning industry. He’s been dedicated to the WQA for nearly 30 years. “Yes, I have been very active […]
Making Water Great Again: Vertex Water Products Celebrates 2...
By Vertex Water Products Montclair, California-based Vertex Water Products is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1998 by Hank and Hal Voznick, the multi-generational, family-owned company manufactures quality RO filter systems; bottle-less and bottled water […]
By William M. Alley, PhD The protection and enhancement of the quality of groundwater resources is a high-priority environmental concern. Deterioration of groundwater quality may be virtually irreversible and treatment of contaminated groundwater can be […]
Arsenic: Why and How to Remove It from Your Water Supply
By Gary Battenberg Arsenic (As) is a naturally occurring contaminant found in many groundwater sources. It generally occurs in two forms (valences or oxidation states) and occasionally as organically complexed arsenic. Pentavalent arsenic, indicated as […]
Whalen mourned by industry
Douglas Richard Whalen, 75, died September 20. A native of Newburgh, NY, he was the retired owner of Hydrologix, a former Portsmouth Police detective, Technical Director for Dialysis at Portsmouth General Hospital, private pilot and […]
PWQA veteran Denne mourned
Robert ‘Bob’ Denne passed away peacefully at home on September 10, after an eight-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born in Buffalo, NY in 1940 and moved to California in 1950, when his intrepid […]
WEF Board of Trustees announced
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced its 2018-2019 Board of Trustees as confirmed by WEF’s House of Delegates during WEFTEC® 2018 and led by 2018-2019 President Tom Kunetz, to whom the gavel of leadership was […]