Mar 03, 2022

March 2022

I have had the honor of sharing a piece of the story of three legendary Industry Icons in these pages over the last few years — Frank Brigano, Charles “Chubb” Michaud and now our 2022 Icon Richard Mest. I say honor because while we celebrate their…
Editor's Note: Do you know a water treatment dealer who deserves recognition for leadership in the industry, innovative ideas or successful business practices? Nominate them to be featured as a WQP Dealer of the Month here. Self-nominations are accepted…
Always drawn to water, Richard Mest, now president of Master Water Conditioning Corp. and the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF), wanted to be an oceanographer when he was a kid. “I guess it was the old Jacques Cousteau,” Mest said of what inspired…
Now more than ever, advocacy on behalf of the water quality industry is necessary to ensure the water sector’s needs are being met. Two of the industry’s most ardent advocates share tips on how to get involved in industry government affairs and get…
Drinking Water Infrastructure This past year there have been significant legislative and regulatory advancements for the water treatment industry and drinking water as a whole. With the passage of H.R. 3684 — Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also…
Recently, as I scrolled through Facebook on the lookout for updates from friends and family over the holidays, an ad caught my eye. A video of a well-known marketing influencer showed him driving a spotless white Range Rover onto a pristine tarmac where…
Access to clean drinking water is a luxury that Americans often take for granted. Water scarcity is a growing problem, with more than 2 billion people living in countries with an inadequate water supply and 4 billion people experiencing severe water…
In 2021, the annual Water Quality Association (WQA) Convention & Exposition, normally held in March, was delayed a few months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the association’s annual event is back on track and scheduled to be held April 6…
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