Category Archives: Tutorials

Neti Pots can be Dangerous

Neti Pots and other gadgets have become a fixture in many homes to flush out clogged nasal passages and help people breathe easier. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), improper use of these neti pots and other nasal rinsing devices can actually increase your risk of serious infection.

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Lindon City Utah Boil Order

12/23/2016 – Lindon City, Utah announced a boil order because of of E.coli bacteria.

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Arsenic – It lurks beneath

If you’re facing an Arsenic treatment project, don’t merely rely on articles like this to select treatment technologies, consult with a Master Water Specialist or Consulting Engineer to ensure that you don’t miss anything.

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Hard to Lather – Easy to Fix

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. I like to teach my team that it is hard to lather. Soft water is called soft because “soft” is the opposite of “hard” and it sounds better than “easy”.

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Protect your Wellhead

Mare and wellhead

Owning your own well makes you the proprietor of your own water utility. You are responsible for the quality of your own water supply, and also for protecting it’s source. Without vigilant wellhead protection, aquifers can become contaminated, and entire communities and geographic areas will suffer.

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Cyanotoxins and Microcystin

The Water Quality Association has released an official statement on cyanotoxins such as microcystin, which was recently detected in the public water supply serving Toledo, Ohio.

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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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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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NOAA Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

Reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change, which can result in hazards—such as explosions or the generation of toxic gas. The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW) is a software program you can use to view the reactivity hazards of individual chemicals and to predict the hazards that could occur if chemical substances were to mix together.

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So…you want to start your own water business?

“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover”

– Mark Twain

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