Category Archives: Opinions

Does Soft Water help your Skin?

Naturally, we’ve all heard the anecdotal reports of eczema clearing and psoriasis lessening, and even cases of dandruff resolving completely once someone includes soft water in their cleaning regimen; however it is important to stress that Water Softeners and other water quality management devices are not medical devices, so we cannot and should not advertise or promote them as such.

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 26th 2014

DEA works with state and local law enforcement agencies to host National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The purpose of this day is to provide a venue for people to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs, so they don’t put the drugs in the trash or flush them down the toilet (where they could eventually end up in our water).

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I Hate Hard Water!

Hard Water has no place in modern civilized society and should be banished like so many other pests and problems that we have had to overcome. As a local water quality improvement expert, it is your obligation and privilege to help homes and business to stamp out the Hard Water problem. Stop the madness, and become a Clean Water Crusader!

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NC State’s Exciting new water testing method

Researchers using ultraviolet-visual spectroscopy to measure nitrogen, carbon, phosphorus, and suspended solids concentrations at a high frequency in a brackish tidal marsh

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Charles Fishman & Eric Hagan to Speak at 2014 WQA Convention

The author of a best-selling book on the future of water and the former number two official in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services head up an impressive slate of presenters scheduled to speak at WQA Aquatech USA 2014, the Water Quality Association’s Annual Convention and Tradeshow. Charles Fishman Charles Fishman, the award-winning journalist […]

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Help Wanted?

People like you, they love your personal touch and the fact that you really care about their water, but that personal touch is keeping you away from those you love. You’re working more for your business than it is working for you. It’s definitely time to make a change. The thought of hiring help is intimidating to many entrepreneurs, since you’re allowing someone else insider access to your business and you must entrust them to interact with your clients. This should not be a scary subject, especially when approached pragmatically.

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California’s State of Water Emergency

“We can’t make it rain, but we can be much better prepared for the terrible consequences that California’s drought now threatens, including dramatically less water for our farms and communities and increased fires in both urban and rural areas,” said Governor Brown. “I’ve declared this emergency and I’m calling all Californians to conserve water in every way possible.”

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US Labor Laws and Guides 2014 – USDOL

Employment Law Guide: Laws, Regulations, and Technical Assistance Services   Prepared by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy – US Department of Labor   Table of contents Preface Overview   I.   Wages and Hours Worked Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay – Fair Labor Standards Act Wage Garnishment – Consumer Credit Protection Act Worker Protections in Agriculture – Migrant and Seasonal […]

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Atmel: The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be a key area of interest for IT buyers and sellers in 2014, as well as a pivotal catalyst for the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry

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Taylorsville water voted best again by AWWA Intermountain Section

The Taylorsville Kearns journal included a water-related article written by Kaitlin Spas. http://www.taylorsvillekearnsjournal.com/pages/full_story/16200/Taylorsville-ground-water-voted-best–again/ The Taylorsville-Bennion Improvement District was awarded “Best Ground Water” for the third time in a row in a blind taste test during the annual conference of the American Water Works Association Intermountain Section. Taylorsville water has again proven to taste great. This […]

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