Groundwater Depletion and Decline Caused by Sustained Pumpin...
By Gary Battenberg A brief history of water pumping 2000 BC: The Egyptians invent the Shadoof (a seesaw-like device) to raise water from a river by using a long, suspended rod with a bucket on […]
Newark Makes Peace with POU after Crisis of Confidence Fades
By David H. Martin Four years ago, when faced with a crisis in spiking lead contamination levels in Flint, MI’s community drinking water, panicked citizens looked to free bottled water as the only immediate solution. […]
The Uncertain Risk of Pyrethrin Exposures
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Although commonly distinguished as natural pesticides, pyrethrins (and their synthetic cousins, pyrethroids) have been associated with acute poisonings. Their use is common in the US and recent pesticide-related deaths […]
Testing Mechanical Water Filtration Systems for Microbial Re...
By Rick Andrew Healthcare facilities have increased focus on infection prevention in recent years. Many of their patients are immunocompromised and therefore more susceptible to infection, so this increased focus can have a significant impact […]
‘They Call Me The Chiller Guy’
By Donna Kreutz Years ago, Guy Lafortune’s mother gave him a piece of advice that paid off. “Back in 1988, my mother suggested that I get into the water treatment industry,” he said. “She told […]
Using a Smartphone to Monitor Water Quality
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD News of a new virus detection method has ‘gone viral’ so to speak. Researchers from the University of Arizona have developed a way to use a smartphone to monitor […]
By Rick Andrew PFAS, which as many of us have learned is short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, continues to be a major topic in the news media and in industry discussions. PFAS compounds are […]
‘Consistently Great Water Quality’
By Donna Kreutz For years, Mark St. Hilaire worked as a licensed plumber in New England, where he routinely encountered an array of challenging water quality issues, particularly with customers who had private wells. The […]
Can Your Dealership Help Solve the World’s Water Crisis?
By Dale Filhaber I spent a week in northern Rwanda this past summer. As I watched people going about their daily lives, I saw that so much of their time was devoted to getting water, […]
By Kelly R. Thompson, MWS, CI “Residents Say New Flint Lead Data a ‘False Sense of Security” NBC News“Study: Public water supply is unsafe for millions of Americans” CNN “Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water […]