Water Main Breaks and Public Health Risks
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD The US water distribution system spans a million miles of underground pipes and is widely recognized as needing continuous upgrade and repair. Distribution system age, changing treatment protocols and […]
Extraction Testing of Powdered Materials
By Rick Andrew Certain media and other materials used in the manufacturing of water treatment equipment may exist in powdered form prior to being incorporated into their final form for POU/POE water treatment. As such, […]
Third Generation Contributions Lead to a Bright Future in Wa...
By Emma H. Peterson “I wanted to be a doctor, of course,” Cari Miner said. She recognized at an early age how big a role water treatment had with her family. It was their dedication […]
It’s Not Quite the Same
By Greg Reyneke, MWS Many water treatment specialists identify the difference between residential, commercial and industrial applications by the pipe size or tank diameter. While this can often be a convenient shortcut, you’re doing yourself […]
A Visionary Who Expanded the World of Water Treatment
By David H. Martin William ‘Bill’ Prior was a water treatment visionary. As a young engineer he envisioned the non-electric water softener. Years after founding Kinetico and building it into the leading international water treatment […]
Drinking Water Advocacy Groups Critical of Consumer Right-to...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD How do you know if your drinking water is safe? For many, the answer to that question is if it tastes and smells good. Most drinking water contaminants of […]
NSF/ANSI 44 Requirements for Water Softeners
By Rick Andrew Water softeners are an important part of the POU/POE industry because of the value they provide for end users with hard water, which is relatively common in many areas of North America […]
The Next Number Ones in Water Filtration
By Emma H. Peterson The Pure Experts LLC is a family-owned business consisting of five Aerus locations. Aerus first launched in 1924 as Electrolux USA. It took off instantly, having made the first tank vacuum […]
New Support for Monitoring and Reducing Contamination of Pri...
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD In December 2020, US EPA announced the availability of $1.7 million (USD) in grant funding to provide technical assistance and training to support private drinking-water well owners. According to […]
NSF/ANSI Standards for Ion Exchange
By Rick Andrew Ion exchange has long been one of the important tools in the water treatment toolbox. Recognizing its significance in the industry, a number of NSF/ANSI standards address ion exchange in various ways, […]