Building Sustainable Arsenic-Safe Water Solutions in India
By Eileen Lambert The mounting arsenic health crisis in India surfaced first during a preliminary survey in 1976, but it wasn’t until 1983, when a patient fell ill in the district of South 24-Parganas that […]
Making Bad Water Good
By Denise M. Roberts (Editor’s note: This article is a first-person account of Good Water Company derived from an interview with geologist Stephen Wiman, PhD, owner of Good Water Company). Good Water Company 933 Baca […]
Happy Birthday to Us!
By Donald A. Mounce 2009 will be a great year for WC&P and the POU-POE water treatment industry! It will mark our 50th year of publication, our Golden Anniversary, and we plan to provide some […]
Requirements for POE Water Softeners under NSF/ANSI 44
By Rick Andrew Cation exchange water softening is a well-known, well-understood technology that is successfully employed in many hard water regions of North America as well as internationally. There is an American National Standard for […]
Legally Safe and Totally Safe are Two Different Addresses—...
By Alfie Lipshultz You go to the grocery store and have a choice to buy a chicken loaded with antibiotics and steroids or a free range raised chicken. One is legally safe and the other […]
An Overview of Arsenic Treatment Concerns and Applications f...
By Larry Henke Arsenic continues to be one of the most extensive environmental poisonous chemical elements throughout the world. It is found at high concentrations in Taiwan, China, Argentina, Chili, Mexico, parts of Europe, in […]
What Does E. coli in Water Really Mean?
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph. D. The headlines are abundant identifying positive test results for E. coli everywhere from tap water, private wells, beaches, swimming pools, and food — to my personal favorite — […]
Letters to the Editor
Mr. Cartwright: I just wanted to compliment you on the outstanding article that you wrote in the October 2008 Water Conditioning and Purification magazine titled ‘Water Treatment and Reuse in Commercial/Industrial Applications.’ I’ve read many […]
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced cost-cutting initiatives in October that will be in effect for the first nine months of 2009. CEO Patrick O’Keefe said, “Given the current state of the economy and the expected […]
Avoiding the Silver Lining: Potential Consequences of Nanosi...
By Joyce S. Chai Prompted by the discovery that nanoparticles can enter the human body and accumulate in the environment, government agencies have begun to manage research of ‘nanotoxicology.’ In 1959, Professor Richard P. Feynman […]