New Support for Monitoring and Reducing Contamination of Pri...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD In December 2020, US EPA announced the availability of $1.7 million (USD) in grant funding to provide technical assistance and training to support private drinking-water well owners. According to […]
NSF/ANSI Standards for Ion Exchange
By Rick Andrew Ion exchange has long been one of the important tools in the water treatment toolbox. Recognizing its significance in the industry, a number of NSF/ANSI standards address ion exchange in various ways, […]
Plumbing Codes Revisited–How They Apply to Water Treatment
By Thomas Palkon Revisions to the newly published 2021 plumbing codes have officially begun. As mentioned in the previous article, submittals to propose changes to the 2024 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) were due on January […]
Ion Exchange–There’s More than One Type of Resin
By Greg Reyneke, MWS The granular ion exchangers used in water softening systems were historically referred to as zeolites and nowadays, simply as resin when discussing synthetic ion exchange softening media. Natural zeolites exhibit unique […]
New Report on Waterborne Illness Highlights Need for Public ...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report in the Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) journal on the health and cost burden of waterborne disease in […]
Standards for Membrane Filter Cartridges
By Rick Andrew Membrane filter cartridges are a familiar water treatment technology. They are widely employed for reduction of particulate contaminants in drinking water, potentially including microbiological contaminants. Because of their wide application, a number […]
Plumbing Code Revision Cycles
By Thomas Palkon Plumbed-in water treatment products, at the point of installation, need to comply with the local plumbing code. In the US, there are several model plumbing codes, state plumbing codes and even city […]
Water Filtration Mistakes to Avoid in Restaurants
By Mark Ligon Because water plays such a critical role in a restaurant’s daily function, ensuring that it is clean, clear and filtered should be a top priority. Every food service business, from coffee shops […]
Ready for Anything in 2021
By Wesley Bleed How can we take what we learned in 2020 and fold that into our marketing strategy for 2021? Is it even possible, knowing that the pandemic turned the tables on everyone in […]
Time to Save the Clean Water Act?
By David H. Martin Editor’s Note: This article was written on December 2, which was the 50th anniversary of the founding of the US Environmental Protection Agency. Erin Brockovich is an environmental activist, made famous […]