Language Skills Lead to International Water Career
By Donna Kreutz Because David Swiderski spoke English, Spanish and Portuguese, he started in the water treatment industry as an international customer service representative. “I took every advantage to learn and read anything related to […]
Branding 102 Checklist
By Dale Filhaber At least once a year, every business owner needs to take a step back and conduct a thorough review of their brand. Marketing strategist Gary Hennerberg calls this a repositioning checklist; I […]
Lone Survivor—A Story of the Innovation and Business of Wa...
By Robert Slovak Topper Manufacturing Founder R.W. Beall, Jr. (Mike) started his small business in Hermosa Beach, California, in 1953 as a plastic injection molder. Beall made battery filling bottles seen at the gas pumps […]
How the WIIN Act Positively Impacts the Residential Water In...
By Dave Rutz The recent citywide water crisis in Flint, MI has aimed a spotlight on the nation’s outdated and declining drinking water infrastructure. The city’s water, tapped from the Flint River, wasn’t treated properly. […]
Household POU Filters: Sentinels for Long-term Tap Water Qua...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Complete and reliable water quality monitoring of tap water supplies is a challenge for both municipal and private water consumers. Water quality can vary rapidly over time and space, […]
Rinse Effectiveness Testing for Water Softeners
By Rick Andrew Last month this column focused on accuracy of the brine system, which is an important attribute of a water softener system that many of us probably either take for granted or don’t […]
A Family Dynamic for Success
By Donna Kreutz Tom Faulkner makes quite an impression on his customers. They send him baked goods at Christmas and enthusiastically introduce family members to him in the grocery store. Faulkner is the founder of […]
The Capacity of Ion Exchange Resin
By C.F. ‘Chubb’ Michaud, MWS Ion exchange 101: defining and measuring capacity Webster’s Dictionary defines capacity simply as “the ability to do something” or “the maximum number that can be contained.” This is a quantitative […]
WQA Convention and Exposition Schedule
Tuesday, March 28 7:30 AM-5:00 PM: Registration Desk Open, West Hall E Lobby (Orange County Convention Center) 8:00-8:50 AM: Trends & Critical Issues (0.1 CPD), Room W230 C/D 8:00-8:50 AM: Dues Honor Roll Forum, Room […]
Davis, Bell certified by NGWA
R. Jeffrey Davis, PE, of LBG-Guyton Associates, recently achieved the National Ground Water Association’s Certified Groundwater Professional designation. With more than 23 years of experience in groundwater consulting, including at the international level, he is […]