APRIL 2014: ISSUE 56, NUMBER 4
High-Performance Demineralization: A Case Study
by Filip Rochette
Pages: 22 - 26
In a world that is constantly changing, companies are being forced by multiple authorities to control their wastewater and chemical usage.
An Overview of Coagulation-Flocculation Technology
by Lee D. Wilson, PhD
Pages: 28 - 34
Coagulation is an essential chemical-driven process in water and wastewater treatment, as evidenced by widespread use of such technology in food/beverage production, remediation of mine tailings, petroleum refining and secondary treatment of drinking water.
Steam Boilers — Accuracy Matters
by Matthew Wirth and K.C. Willis
Pages: 36 - 38
Four gallons per hour per horsepower is the rule of thumb when calculating water used by a steam boiler, but 34.5 pounds of steam per hour per horsepower is more exact.
Dealer Dynamics: Introduction to Commercial Water Treatment
by Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI
Pages: 14 - 16
A smart water dealership strives to perform well a wide variety of water quality improvement tasks for their clients. As your business matures, it is natural to be asked to help with commercial and industrial projects.
Executive Insight: Superb Wrench, Launched by a Broken Filter Wrench
by Denise M. Roberts
Superb Wrench, LLC, a family-owned enterprise, is fairly new to the water treatment market, but it’s making its presence felt in a positive way.
Dealer Profile: From Hardware to Pumps to Water Treatment, Precision Pump Has Seen It All
by Denise M. Roberts
Pages: 42 - 44
Tim and Rae Weaver own and operate one of the most diversified companies in their area, combining several businesses into one.
Water Matters: An Opportunity to Improve Capacity and Efficiency Testing of Cation Exchange Water Softeners
by Rick Andrew
Pages: 46 - 48
NSF/ANSI 44 has long been the American national standard for residential POE cation exchange water softeners. It is a comprehensive standard, requiring evaluation of many aspects of a water softener to establish conformance:...
On Tap: Enterovirus 68 and the Recent Emergence of a Polio-like Syndrome
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD
Pages: 50 - 52
Enterovirus 68 has been linked to a cluster of 25 cases of flaccid paralysis in California children.
Viewpoint: Gearing up for another busy year
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher
Now that everyone who attended WQA Aquatech has a better idea of what’s new in water treatment, it’s time to put to good use all of the information gained at the show.
People: April 2014
Pages: 18 - 19