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 […]
The Chemistry of Ion Exchange
By C.F . ‘Chubb’ Michaud, MWS Chemistry 101: elements, compounds, acids, bases, salts and ions All of the chemicals listed in The Periodic Table of the Elements (see Figure 1) are made up of atoms, […]
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 […]
Applying IIoT and Automation Technologies to Global Water Ch...
By Amit Patel Nearly a billion people worldwide lack basic water services and another billion lack safely managed drinking water, according to a United Nations report on water and sanitation.1 And the problem is only […]
The Potential for Industrial Wastewater Reuse
By Dennis Abraham Thazhamon Water is a precious commodity that was once available almost free of cost. Times have changed, however. Today water is free neither for people nor for industry. In fact, the cost […]
Ensuring Water Stability During Extraordinary Times: Carlsba...
By Gilad Cohen Background The Claude ‘Bud’ Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant (CDP) is the largest seawater desalination plant in the US (see Image 1), producing 50 million gallons of fresh water per day. It supplies […]
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. […]