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. […]
Wildfires and Water Quality
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Wildfires in 2020 have reached record proportions in North America. These events are not only damaging to people, structures and land, but also dramatically impact source-water quality. Future predictions […]
Water Quality Impact from California Wildfires
By Shannon Murphy Living in the southwestern United States since the summer of 2003 has brought to me heightened awareness and (unfortunately) first-hand experience to the news and the effects of wildfires. This year seems […]
Arsenic Toxicity: Why and How to Remove It from Drinking Wat...
By Gary Battenberg What is arsenic toxicity? Arsenic toxicity, also referred to as chronic arsenicosis in humans, is well known and occurs when one is exposed to high levels of arsenic more than 0.05 mg/L. […]
Using the WQRF Contaminant Occurrence Map to Research Ground...
By Kim Redden If you’ve been in the water treatment industry for any length of time, you likely have heard about the need for a comprehensive national water quality dataset for private wells. Since private […]
Water is Often Unappreciated—This Must Change
By David H. Martin In the view of this environmental writer based in Chicago, IL, water pollution from Great Lakes algae blooms and lead contamination from aging water delivery systems are major issues. Water scarcity […]
Microbes and Emerging Chlorine Resistance
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Chlorine disinfection is used by the majority of drinking water treatment municipalities to control microbial pathogens. Some microbes, however, are resistant to chlorine disinfectants and require additional or substitutive […]
Requirements for the UK Market
By Rick Andrew The UK has established regulations, requirements and testing of water supply fittings since the 1980s. For the purposes of these regulations and requirements, fittings means any product or assembly including valves, connections, […]
Water Conditioning: It Runs in the Family
By Emma H. Peterson Everyone can think of a time when their family was in close quarters, with very little privacy. A family road trip, a holiday weekend or the most evident situation today, being […]
Water Reuse – Maximizing Recovery, Minimizing Environmenta...
By Lior Eshed Water reuse—market overview Water reuse is a proven method for ensuring a drought-proof, safe, reliable, locally controlled water supply and in recent years, more and more countries are incorporating water reuse into […]