Activated Carbon: Modern Advances for an Ancient Technology
By Jeffrey A. Trogolo, PhD Since 1500 BC, when ancient Egyptians and Hindus first filtered water and medicines with activated carbon (AC), it has been used as a filter to remove impurities from water, air, […]
Activated Carbon Market – Supply and Demand Update —...
By Ken Schaeffer Activated carbon is an excellent universal adsorbent commonly used in many water filtration applications to remove chlorine or chloramines, volatile organic chemicals (VOCs), color and a myriad of other unwanted organic compounds. […]
Keeping Up with Water Reuse at the Point of Use
By Kelly A. Reynolds, Ph.D. Reduce, reuse, recycle- a mantra many of us chant in relation to being good stewards of the planet. For others, it is a necessity for survival in regions of growing […]
Improving Residential Service Calls
By Greg Reyneke CWS-VI A topic of frequent discussion when dealers congregate (apart from the depressed-economy) is frustration with wasted time on service calls, or the desire to increase service-call revenue. Residential water softener service […]
Paragon promotes Hume Paragon Water Systems announces the promotion of Brad Hume to Division Sales Manager. He has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, including a year and a half with Paragon Water and […]
Mother Nature: vengeance or opportunity?
Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher Somewhere in the US, summer has arrived, although weather reports from around the continent may not show it. As wild as the weather has been for the past several months, it’s […]
The Role of Cross-linking in Ion Exchange Resins
By: C. F. ‘Chubb’ Michaud, CWS-VI If it ain’t broke…One of the most frequent questions I get is, “How do I know when it is time to change my softener resin?” The simple answer is, […]
Growth and Change Marks Advancement for Hawkins Water Tech, ...
By Denise M. Roberts In 1967, Bob and Nancy Hawkins (at the young age of 28) started Hawkins Soft Water, serving the northern Indiana and southwest Michigan area. The company grew and changed with the […]
Franklin Electric’s Little Giant Certified Contractor Program allows installers of Little Giant products to distinguish themselves through training, certification and affiliation. Certification comes with several benefits to contractors. In addition to personalized, expert-level training, certified […]
Laboratory Testing for Certification of Residential Water Fi...
By Emily Bolda, CWS VI Introduction There are many choices available to consumers who are looking to purchase a residential water filter. Several types of certified filters are available: faucet-mount-style filters that can be attached […]