March 2015
Volume 57 Number 3
 
Cover
WQA Aquatech Show Guide
 Pages: 34
Tentative Schedule of Events  read more
 
Features
Improving Media Adsorption Efficiency for Arsenic and Fluoride
by C.F. ‘Chubb’ Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 36 - 38
There are two contaminants commonly found in water that have been in the spotlight for the past decade. These are arsenic and fluoride. Most groundwater sources will contain two to three ppb of arsenic and generally a trace of fluoride.   read more
 
An Innovative Softener Brine Recovery Technology: A Case Study
by Peter S. Cartwright, PE and Tom Cartwright  Pages: 40 - 46
The world is inexorably moving in the direction of water conservation and reuse. Media coverage of extreme water shortages, disease and chemical contamination events has raised public awareness to unprecedented levels.  read more
 
Hard to Lather, Easy to Fix
by Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI  Pages: 48 - 50
Hard water is called hard for a number of reasons. Some say it’s because it is full of hard, rock-like inorganic mineral compounds like calcium carbonate. Others call it hard because it’s hard on the wallet, plumbing, faucets, laundry and appliances.  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Propane to Water: Boonie’s Water Conditioning from the Ground Up
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 52 - 56 read more
 
Water Matters: Certification of Components versus Systems
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 58 - 60 read more
 
On Tap: Celebrating the Safe Drinking Water Act’s 40th Anniversary and Recognition of the Challenges Ahead
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 62 - 64 read more
 
Vieiwpoint: Gearing up for a better year
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 14 read more