March 2011
Volume 53 Number 3
 
Cover
Defining Ion Exchange Capacity
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 26
In general terms, the capacity of an ion exchange resin can be expressed as the quantity of ions that can be taken up by a specific volume of the resin.   read more
 
Softened Water Benefits Study: New Reports Related to Detergent and More Energy Savings
by Pauli Undesser, CWS-VI  Pages: 32
How typical! Just when the debate regarding the advantages and disadvantages of water softeners appeared to be simmering down, a new report comes along to shake things up again.   read more
 
Features
Catalytic Activated Carbons for Dechlorination and Dechloramination: Do they really work and, if so, how?
by Gary Hatch, Ph.D.  Pages: 36
Activated charcoal (otherwise referred to as activated carbon) has been known for many years to be a very effective material for dechlorinating water.  read more
 
The Water Talent Triathlon
by Andrew Warnes  Pages: 42
Working as a recruiter in the water and wastewater treatment industry requires an exceptional talent for diplomacy, technical insight and networking.   read more
 
Needs-Based Selling 2011
by Don Akers  Pages: 52
Selling directly to consumers is tougher than ever. People are uncertain about the future and that makes them uncertain about everything.   read more
 
WQA Recertification Quiz
by Tanya Lubner, Ph.D.  Pages: 56
This quiz is based on Catalytic Activated Carbons for Dechlorination and Dechloramination, Do they really work and, if so, how? by Gary Hatch, Ph.D., published in this issue.   read more
 
Educating The World On Activated Carbons
by Henry Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, Barbara Sherman and George Nowicki  Pages: 58
The last few years have been exciting for the activated carbon industry. Several new applications are emerging that will significantly grow the size of...  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: The Second Century of Huemanns and Water Treatment  Pages: 48 read more
 
Executive Insight: Seeing the Future in Water
by WC&P Staff  Pages: 62 read more
 
Water Matters: Water Softener Efficiency and Future Trends
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 64 read more
 
On Tap: Comprehensive Review on the Causes of Waterborne Outbreaks
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D..  Pages: 68 read more
 
Viewpoint: It's showtime!
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 10 read more