Sanitary Surveys: Assessing Risks to Drinking Water Supplies
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Waterborne outbreaks and disease result primarily from microbial contamination. Water providers are required to routinely monitor source and treated water supplies to ensure safety. In addition, proactive approaches toward […]
NSF/ANSI Standards for Onsite Wastewater Equipment
By Rick Andrew Onsite wastewater technology varies across a broad spectrum, from simple septic tanks to much more sophisticated advanced treatment systems. Effective operation of these advanced treatment systems is very important because they are […]
Applying IIoT and Automation Technologies to Global Water Ch...
By Amit Patel Nearly a billion people worldwide lack basic water services and another billion lack safely managed drinking water, according to a United Nations report on water and sanitation.1 And the problem is only […]
The Potential for Industrial Wastewater Reuse
By Dennis Abraham Thazhamon Water is a precious commodity that was once available almost free of cost. Times have changed, however. Today water is free neither for people nor for industry. In fact, the cost […]
Ensuring Water Stability During Extraordinary Times: Carlsba...
By Gilad Cohen Background The Claude ‘Bud’ Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant (CDP) is the largest seawater desalination plant in the US (see Image 1), producing 50 million gallons of fresh water per day. It supplies […]
Tis the Season
By Greg Reyneke, MWS The arrival of winter brings another year to a close (they seem to fly by faster as we get older). It is a time to slow down, appreciate family and friends, […]
PWQA leader, award announced At its annual convention, held virtually this year, Greg Reyneke passed the PWQA gavel of leadership to Irma Y. Bishop of Hall’s Culligan. Russell Harrison became VP and Allan Horner moved […]
North America Team Horner honored by Cigna Employee-owned Team Horner® was recently recognized with the annual Cigna Well-Being Award in 2020 for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees […]
Viewpoint: It was the best of times, it was the worst of tim...
Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher Those words of Charles Dickens from A Tale of Two Cities when Europe was experiencing the disaster of the French Revolution and the upheavals that followed in its wake are very […]
POU RO Systems and Arsenic Reduction
By Rick Andrew One of the technologies commonly employed to help reduce arsenic levels in drinking water, particularly for those people who have private wells that are impacted by naturally occurring arsenic, is reverse osmosis. […]