March 2012
Volume 54 Number 3
 
Cover
How Soft Is Soft Water? Soft Water Is a Green Technology
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 26-30
Among the advantages of using soft water in the home is the ability to cut down on the amount of soaps and detergents used for clothes and dishes.  read more
 
Water Softener Performance Testing
by Mark T. Unger, CWS-VI  Pages: 32-35
The first performance standard for water softeners was the Water Conditioning Foundation’s (WCF) S-100 Standardread more
 
Features
Aquaceuticals-Drink to Your Health!
by Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI  Pages: 36-38
Water, Nature’s miracle compound, is both an elixir and a destroyer. Two gases combine to create a liquid that preserves life on our entire planet.  read more
 
How to Get Started in the Water Treatment Business
by Gary Battenberg  Pages: 44-48
This is the first in a series of articles and is presented somewhat in reverse of what one would normally expect to read in a start-up manual.   read more
 
Web Exclusive
Columns
Dealer Profile: New WQA President Darwin Watts Give Insight into the Organization's Future
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 42 read more
 
Executive Insight: Winix Emerges as a New Competitor in Water Treatment
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 50-52 read more
 
Water Matters: Pressure-Drop Measurement for POE Systems
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 54-59 read more
 
On Tap: Waterborne Pathogens: Emerging Issues in Monitoring, Treatment and Control
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 60-64 read more
 
Viewpoint: Excitement is contagious!
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 10 read more