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IN-DEPTH | June 2019, Industrial Water Treatment News
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Working with Water – Careers in the Water Industry

Many who currently work in the water industry, arrived there by chance. In the past, planning for a career in industrial water rarely topped the list. Recently this trend has changed. Current generations are much more aware of environmental issues and they seek out eco-friendly companies and brands that have a strong commitment to sustainable practices. The number one threat to business development is access to fresh water. As a result, businesses are focused on improving how they use and manage water so they can meet the growing industrial demands while simultaneously reducing their water footprint. Those who are starting out on their career path are beginning to look for water-related degrees and positions to help tackle these issues.    Read more...


September 18, 2019 - WHEA Technical Exhibit
Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel / Fox Cities Exhibition Center, Appleton, WI

October 23 & 24, 2019 - FET Annual Environment 2019 Conference & Exhibition
Visit us at Booth #18 at the Ingleside Hotel, Pewaukee, WI 



Mill to recycle more, use less water.
Upgrading equipment allowed the plant to use more recycled cardboard improving their environmental impact and helping reduce water use. Read more...

Drinking Water Is Staying in Pipes Longer, and That’s a Problem.
Shrinking cities can have their drinking water sit in pipes longer than desired, leading to high levels of metals, bacterial growth, and other problems. Read more...

Legionella Outbreaks on the Rise: Could Climate Change Be Responsible?
Some think the problim is multifactorial, however, increasing rainfall because of climate change may play a role. Read more...

Craft Brewers Oppose New Water Pollution Loophole.
Breweries around the country submitted a letter opposing the EPA's proposal to stop controlling pollution that flows through groundwater into rivers, streams, and lakes. This policy change would endanger the water sources that our craft breweries depend on. Read more...


60 Seconds with Karen Gavin

Q. How did you first learn about Watertech?
A. A newspaper ad – back in the day.

Q. How long have you been at  Watertech?
A. 25 years.  


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