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How John Snow Changed the Way We Look at Water Supply Systems, Microorganisms, and Infectious Diseases with Data Mapping.

  From editor: Hearing the name ‘Jon Snow’ may bring Kit Harington’s face to the forefront of many people’s mind as an important character in ‘Game of Thrones’ but, for water treatment and public health professionals, there is another iconic ‘John Snow’ that may come to mind. Dr. John Snow, an English physician born in… Read More

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Get Schooled in Water Safety and Microbial Monitoring with LuminUltra Academy [News Release]

  FREDERICTON, NB, CANADA – February 8, 2017 – It’s not often you come across a company so committed to educating its customers and partners that it develops an entire suite of training courses, but that’s exactly what led to the creation of LuminUltra Academy. Access to this new, web-based training and certification center is… Read More

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Innovation Is All Around Us

  Many people who read through news articles, especially in the water industry, will understand me when I say it seems that only negative things are happening. Flint is in a water crisis, brain eating amoebas are making people sick, and lots of people are under boil-water advisories. These stories are very important to help… Read More

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Online Industry Learning on the Rise – Here are the 5 Best Ways to Stay Ahead in 2017

  From editor: Water treatment professionals are constantly solving a wide array of challenges; from changing source water quality and aging infrastructure to public education and funding.  The good news is that more and more on-line resources are readily available to help you stay current – and are easily accessible from your laptop or smart… Read More

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Water vs. Climate Change

  Recently, the United Nations held a conference in Morocco related to climate change issues. The location of the conference had significant meaning because Africa has become a bellwether for the rest of the world when it comes to climate change. Desertification and rising sea levels both impact countries all over that continent. Water scarcity… Read More

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It’s All in How You Look at Things.

  We’ve all seen, or at least heard of, the 100-year-old optical illusion of the duck/rabbit photo. The premise is simple, different people see a duck first, some see a rabbit, while still others can see both.   This proves that everybody views the world a little differently, in everything from philosophy to everyday objects. What… Read More