Category Archives: Dealer Dynamics

Tiny organisms can cause big problems

Tiny organisms can cause big problems In this month’s column, I’ll discuss a situation that can happen frequently, have a large financial price tag for property owners and require extensive work to remedy. This scenario and its resolution may provide water treatment specialists with a window on how quickly treatment systems can be compromised and […]

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Ultrafiltration basics for the residential Dealer

Ultrafiltration is a valuable technology for any residential dealer to provide their customers with good, clean, safe water.

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Case Study: Is your softener running backwards?

You install a water softener for your customer. Years go by with uninterrupted, trouble-free performance. Your customer adds salt as directed, they have the system cleaned and disinfected every year by an authorized service provider; life is good and everyone is happy. A few months after their most recent cleaning, disinfection, and preventative maintenance service […]

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Something Old, Something New

    In today’s highly competitive water quality improvement market, there any many products, technologies and techniques touted to improve water quality in homes and business. One of the most contentious issues raised is that of salt-based versus salt-free hardness and/or scale control systems. Many dealers seem to be taking an either/or approach to these […]

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Corrosion, Causes, Control and Opportunities

Nature is constantly striving to reach balance and equilibrium. Corrosion is the natural deterioration of materials by chemical and physical interaction with their external environment. Man creates, and nature destroys; this is the essence of corrosion. Symptoms of Corrosion Corrosion symptoms will vary, but usually include: Color in water Look for yellow, orange, green or […]

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Internet Technology for Fun and Profit

Every intelligent dealer wants to grow their business, increasing revenues while minimizing costs. Advertising, marketing and reputation management are critical to your business. During a depressed economy, a smart dealer will leverage the power of cheap technologies to help grow their business. Over the last decade, the Internet has changed the way we all do […]

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Total Water Quality Management – A Layered Approach

Total Water Quality Management – A Layered Approach By Greg Reyneke CWS-VI The 21st century is a vastly different water marketplace than the pioneers in the water treatment industry faced a half century ago. Today’s consumer is highly educated, has access to vast information resources through the Internet and is concerned about net environmental impact. […]

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Dealer Dynamics: Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment Part 4

http://www.wcponline.com/pdf/0911DealerDynamics.pdf

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Sample Disinfection Protocol

Sample Disinfection Protocol   Every location is different, with varying water-usage patterns and expectations of water quality. The annual service and disinfection model is clearly deficient, so service intervals should be based upon the aggregate amount of hardness and other inorganics processed by the system. Many industry experts agree that a system should be serviced […]

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Controlling Contamination in Water Treatment Equipment—Part 4

Implementing a Disinfection Action Plan There are several important areas to be addressed in an effective disinfection action plan. Threat Assessment Assessing the level of bacterial contamination includes observing odor and appearance of contact surfaces as well as plate culture to determine presence of pathogens. Physical Cleaning After the initial assessment, cleaning is the next […]

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