Giving the Square Foot a Little Respect: gpm/ft2 Matters in...
By Matthew Wirth While the three-dimensional cubic foot gets much of the attention in water softening, the two-dimensional square foot plays second fiddle; πr2 is no less as important as πr2h. In filtration, the square […]
Is it spring yet?
Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher Coldest temperatures on record. Snow totals in one day that would normally fall over a week-long period. Chemical spill that causes continuing panic. Driest year on record. We’ve all heard these […]
Chitosan Powder: Emerging Technology for Contaminant Remova...
By Lee D. Wilson, PhD Chitosan is a polysaccharide-based biomaterial derived from renewable feedstock, such as the shells of crustaceans. Chitosan displays limited adsorbent properties toward various types of contaminants (i.e., petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals). […]
Sustainable Manufacture of Water Treatment Chemicals– A Pa...
By Mindy Costello The federal government procurement program has developed stricter guidelines of what constitutes sustainable or environmentally preferable products. Using sustainability standards to meet these guidelines increases the likelihood of gaining governmental contracts. In […]
Waterite appointments made Waterite America, Inc. announced that Jim Smith has recently been appointed as Southeast Area Manager. Based in Sarasota, FL, Smith will manage the new company warehousing and production operation management as well […]
I Hate Hard Water!
By Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI I hate hard water! There, I said it. I make my living removing water hardness and other contaminants in residential, commercial and industrial applications so I really should love the stuff, […]
Do You Know Where Your Phthalates Are?
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Newly published research shows a significant increase in preterm birth rates in women exposed to phthalates, a commonly used group of chemicals sometimes found in drinking water. How phthalates […]
Tap Water Inadequacies Create Opportunities for Home Water T...
By Matt Moes Consumers in emerging economies often face a litany of problems with regard to household water. Even more fundamental than poor water quality and frustratingly low water pressure is the question of sheer […]
QMP, Inc. announced its partnership with Cappers S.A.S. as exclusive manufacturing partner for North and South America. QMP will manufacture Cappers valves in the US, combining European engineering and design and precision US manufacturing. QMP’s […]
The Vertex Family: People, Products and Progress
By Denise M. Roberts Vertex Water Products 5138 Brooks St. Montclair, CA 91763 Tel: (800) 627-2346 Website: www.vertexwater.com Email: email@example.com Employees: 20 Vertex Water Products is a privately owned corporation, housed in a 15,000-square-foot facility […]