‘A Pioneering Leader in the Distillation Industry’
By Donna Kreutz In 1984, Al Meder recognized the vast potential and need for high-purity water, foreseeing a growing demand domestically and globally. That’s when he and his wife Pauline moved from Michigan to Lincoln, […]
2019 Bottled Water Industry Update
By Jill Culora Bottled water reaffirmed its position as America’s favorite drink, outselling carbonated soft drinks (by volume) for the third year in a row in 2018. According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), sales […]
The Light Side Versus the Dark Side of UV-C LEDs: Validation...
By Oliver Lawal and Mitchel Hansen Ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV-C LEDs) provide new opportunities for water treatment. Over the past decade, they have increased in power and reduced in cost, providing UV equipment design engineers […]
The Risk of Pure Water Microbial Contamination in Beverage a...
By James Peterson While centralized or equipment-inlet purification systems address source-water quality and contamination concerns for commercial beverage and service equipment, they are not addressing the full scope of risk in products, particularly as these […]
Three Summer Journeys in Search of Water Wisdom
By David H. Martin This summer I embarked on three Midwestern water adventures and thought you might find them interesting. Illinois Water Sentinels statewide gathering, June 7-9 A three-day gathering at Augustana College, Rock Island, […]
The Basics of Healthy Swimming
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Swimming is one of the most popular recreational activities in the United States, resulting in over 300-million person visits each year. Recreational waterborne infections (RWIs) have steadily increased relative […]
Evaluation of Water Conditioning Devices for Pool and Spa Ap...
By David Nance In order to meet market demand, NSF has developed a testing protocol to evaluate various technologies employed as water conditioning devices in pools and spas. This protocol is described in NSF’s Component […]
Changing the Quality of Life with a Quality Water
By Donna Kreutz William ‘Bill’ Siegmund completed his college degree in ethnomusicology and set out to both see and hear by traveling around the world. In the mid-1970s he traveled extensively, backpacking from the southern […]
A Healthy Respect for Pool Chemicals Can Help Avoid Accident...
By Mary Ostrowski and Robyn R. Brooks Pool treatment chemicals are essential for safe, healthy swimming pools, but unless used and stored properly, pool chemicals can pose a safety risk themselves. The US Centers for […]
Virtual Versus Traditional: Are Virtual Sales Appointments t...
By Jennifer Smith I started working with a company on Long Island and in one conversation heard they conduct some of their consultations via FaceTime. I was appalled! How in the world can you do […]