How to Ensure Water Safety Following a Disaster
By James Peterson Hurricane season is upon us and those living in at-risk areas are keeping a close eye on weather forecasts in anticipation of the next big storm. In recent years, the US has […]
How Countries Are Approaching the Internet of Things
By Kathleen Fultz The Internet of Things (IoT, think Internet-enabled devices) market is expanding, as are conversations on how to regulate it. In the water treatment industry, we have held education sessions on the IoT […]
Finding Good Help
By Greg Reyneke, MWS The sun beat down mercilessly on us as we drove the dusty road toward the work camp where our prospective labor-pool awaited us. We needed 28 strong-backed men to help dig […]
From Exposure to Illness: What Happens If You Drink Contamin...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Outcomes following exposure to waterborne contaminants range from absolutely nothing to rapid death. Diarrhea is the most commonly recognized outcome related to contaminated drinking water but for some, more […]
Evaluation of Cyst Reduction for Bottled Water Filters
By Rick Andrew The NSF/ANSI Drinking Water Treatment Unit (DWTU) standards include evaluation criteria for a wide variety of technologies and products. Requirements for a spectrum of products ranging from system components to multi-stage POU […]
‘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, […]