March 2013
Volume 55 Number 3
 
Cover
WQA Aquatech 2013 — Where the Industry Meets!
by Water Quality Association  Pages: 24-27
WQA Aquatech USA delivers the tools you need to succeed.  read more
 
WQRF Environmental Impact Study — Septic Systems: The Results Are In
by Pauli Undesser, CWS-VI  Pages: 28-32
The WQRF Environmental Impact Study was created to address regulatory issues related to water softener discharge.  read more
 
The Magic of Manganese Dioxide: What It Is and Why You Should Care
by Matthew Wirth  Pages: 34-40
There are products, practices and processes that are commonplace to professional water treatment. None of it magic.   read more
 
Drivers Training for Water Treatment Systems
by Larry Zinser  Pages: 42-46
The recognition of patterns in high-purity water treatment systems can help us quickly determine key sites for operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the system, without resorting to risky and time-consuming trial-and-error methods.  read more
 
Features
Hydrodynamic Design, Part 3: Flows Through Connectors
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 48-52
In Part 3 of this series, we look at how pressure drop relates to the number and types of fittings and how we measure that drop.  read more
 
Cationic Water Treatment Options, Part 1
by Everett Nichols. PhD, MSPH  Pages: 58-60
Water treatment today almost always involves solid and liquid separation processes that utilize a combination of chemical and physical treatment methods to improve water quality.  read more
 
Water-Right Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary
by WC&P Staff  Pages: 62
“From our humble beginnings to where we are today, I’m very proud of our accomplishments,” says Glenn Gruett.  read more
 
Web Exclusive
Columns
Creative Marketing: Building Your Brand: Be the Best in Your Market
by David H. Martin  Pages: 16-18 read more
 
Dealer Profile: From Naturally Soft Mississippi Water to Dialysis— Freeman Water Treatment Takes on Multiple Challenges
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 54-56 read more
 
Water Matters: An Emerging Standard for Emerging Compounds and Incidental Contaminants
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 64-66 read more
 
On Tap: Recognized Health Burdens Drive Drinking Water Regulation Revisions
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 68-70 read more
 
Viewpoint: Get Ready for Indy!
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 10 read more