May 2012
Volume 54 Number 5
 
Cover
'Off-the-Grid' Protection with 12-VDC UV Disinfection Systems
by Melissa Lupal  Pages: 24-28
Clean drinking water is on the top of the list of necessary commodities. We read about it in the local newspaper, hear about it on the news or possibly attend a technical session on how to ensure its safety and potability.  read more
 
Features
A Tribute to William 'Bill' Mears, Jr.
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 20-21
For many years, the Mears name was synonymous with high-quality products for the water treatment industry.   read more
 
WQA Aquatech: A Showcase of Good Signs for the Industry
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 30-37
As sure as spring brought changes in weather, the change in atmosphere at this year’s WQA Aquatech Convention was filled with positive attitudes and high hopes.  read more
 
Aquaceuticals - Drink to Your Health! Part 3
by Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI  Pages: 38-40
You’ve researched available products and technologies, consulted with your mother and decided on a series of products to sell. What now?  read more
 
How to Get Started in the Water Treatment Business, Part 3
by Gary Battenberg  Pages: 42-45
By now you have probably selected the types of water conditioning products for your market area relative to the water quality of the municipal and/or local well water characteristics.   read more
 
The Art of Persuasion
by Gary Coon  Pages: 50-51
If you are going to achieve any level of success in selling, it’s important to understand the difference between being convincing and being persuasive.   read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: For Kevin Hellenbrand, Water is All in the Family
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 46-49 read more
 
Executive Insight: Family Manufacturing Company, Multipure International, Pushes Toward the Future
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 52 read more
 
Water Matters: Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems-How NSF/ANSI 55 Relates to LT2
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 54-56 read more
 
On Tap: Waterborne Pathogens: Emerging Issues in Monitoring, Treatment and Control, Part 3
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 58-60 read more
 
Viewpoint: Taking a good look at the industry
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6 read more