Reduction of Chloramines in Drinking Water Using Catalytic C...
By Vivekanand Gaur, Ph.D. Introduction Instead of using chlorine, drinking water utilities are gradually switching over to the use of chloramines—in particular, monochloramine—for disinfection of drinking water. Almost any activated carbon in POU devices will […]
North America PWQA scholarships PWQA announced it will be offering two scholarships. The first, PWQA Member Company Scholarship $1,000, will be awarded to an individual who is employed by a PWQA member company or is […]
Case Study: When Placing an Arsenic System, Pay Attention to...
By Matthew Wirth Removing arsenic is relatively simple, but the projects can be complex. The prime purpose of this article is to share one dealer’s experience in helping their customer so that others can learn […]
A New Twist on Problem Water Treatment
By Tate Burckhardt Fundamental concepts for treating water often utilize ion exchange and/or oxidation and filtration. Both can be successful, but like all treatment techniques, there are limitations depending water quality and choice of treatment […]
Elements, Ions and Selectivity
By C.F. ‘Chubb’ Michaud, CWS-VI Let’s get organized The mid-1800s was a great age of discovery for the scientific community. With newer means of chemical analysis, chemists discovered many new elements and realized there were […]
Minimizing Risks of Legionella – Conference Summary
By Anat Kartaginer, M.Sc. Minimizing Risks of Legionella was presented at a conference held at Kefar Maccabiah – Ramat Gan – Israel. Approximately 200 participants attended, and eight lectures were given covering various aspects of […]
Water: What We Worry About Most
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D. Know what Americans worry about most? Illness? Natural disasters? Terrorism? Not exactly- in fact the catastrophic event that Americans worry about the most is economic collapse (63 percent recently […]
From Plumbing to Water Treatment, Ward Water’s Second Cent...
By Denise M. Roberts In the late 19th century, Marcellus and Lizzie Ward launched Ward Plumbing in Maine, a company that five generations later, continues to meet the water needs of the local communities. (The […]
NGWA Board members elected Joseph ‘Augie’ Guardino, General Manager of Guardino Well Drilling Inc. in Morgan Hill, CA, and Brian Lane, CPI, Operations Manager of Joe Samples Well Drilling Inc., in White Pine, TN, were […]
ElectroSoft – softening without salt
By Greg Reyneke, CSW-VI Smart business owners and managers understand that innovation is essential to business longevity and prosperity. In a successful water treatment service company, it is imperative to understand, deploy and maintain cutting-edge […]