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 […]
John Guest: A 60-Year History of Quality, Technology and Inn...
By Ted Antony John Guest, a brand within the Reliance Worldwide Corporation’s (RWC) portfolio, is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2021. Today, John Guest has more than one billion fittings in use around the world, […]
Components of an RO System, Part 1
By Jason Rice Training a new service technician on how an RO works can sometimes be difficult. Someone new to reverse osmosis might feel overwhelmed with the different configurations, filter options, membranes and technical terminology. […]
Eliminating Legionella via Softened Makeup and High Cycle Op...
By Timothy Keister, CWT FAIC Background Legionnaires’ disease (Legionellosis or LD) was recognized as a specific bacterial disease in 1976, caused by Legionella. Spread of the disease has generally been linked to water system aerosols, […]
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 […]
Viewpoint: CONTINUING A LEGACY
Deborah Stadtler, Publisher As with most businesses, there is a time when a change of ownership and management is a decided advantage to remain relevant and successful for the long-term. For this venerable institution, that […]
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 […]