Salivirus: New Hazard Found in Water Associated with Human I...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD A new virus has been isolated from environmental waters and sewage and associated with acute diarrheal disease on every continent. Clusters of cases in newborn babies and infections in […]
Testing Softening Capacity of Residential Water Softeners
By Rick Andrew Most professionals in the water treatment industry are familiar with the concept of softening capacity for water softeners. Many have seen or heard terms such as 30,000-grain or 40,000-grain softener and those […]
A Challenge with Boundless Opportunities
By Donna Kreutz Ronald Gagnon was born in France. “I was an Army brat and lived all over the world. I lived in seven states across the nation, two and a half years in Okinawa. […]
To Backwash or Not to Backwash: That is the Question for POE...
By Stephen Hamilton You know what you would like to adsorb (chlorine, chloramine, PPCPs, PFOS, etc.) and you’ve picked out your type of carbon (GAC, catalytic, coal, coconut, etc.), your mesh size (12×40), manufacturer’s product […]
Differentiating the Needs of Commercial and Industrial Desig...
By C.F. ‘Chubb’ Michaud, MWS Defining C&I A few years back, I was invited to chair the somewhat recently created Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Section of the Water Quality Association (WQA). The purpose was to […]
WQA 2019 Annual Convention & Exposition Schedule
(All times and sessions are subject to change) Monday, April 22 Pre-convention Education 1-5 p.m. Commercial/Industrial RO Sizing Workshop (0.4 CPD) (Additional Registration Required) Tuesday, April 23 8-8:50 a.m. Hot Topics in Advocacy (0.05 CPD) […]
Remembering an industry servant
Mike Speicher of Galesburg, MI, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on December 8, 2018, at the age of 67. He spent 30 years of his life dedicated to the water treatment industry and will […]
WWEMA/W&WD honors announced
Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) and Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) honored Elena Smith, a chemical engineering student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with the 2018 WWEMA/W&WD Scholarship Award. The $1,000 scholarship award […]
Horvath named ACS Treasurer and CFO
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has appointed Albert ‘Al’ Horvath as its incoming Treasurer and CFO. He joins ACS from the Smithsonian Institution, where he served as COO and Under Secretary for Finance and Administration. […]
Grevatt named WRF CEO
AWWA announced the appointment of Peter Grevatt, PhD as CEO of the Water Research Foundation, effective in February. He has over 30 years of experience leading the implementation of public health and environmental protection programs, […]