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Articles by Kevin Parker

All water problems are local

Culligan guy now appears on plant floors — software in hand
Almost everyone knows “Hey, Culligan man,” from the radio and television commercials that have spanned decades and are part of American culture. That “raucous” voice and that phrase are a big part of why Culligan, the provider of home water softeners and filtration systems, is such a recognizable brand name to consumers.
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Geography is truth when it comes to water issues

Chicago, Western Australia, Singapore and San Francisco share WEFTEC stage
The mayor of Chicago was running late. Therefore, those attending WEFTEC’s plenary session, and not the previous keynote session, ended up getting to listen to his Honor Rahm Emanuel brag on his city repeatedly being recognized for having the “best-tasting” water in the United States.
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True cost of wastewater treatment starts to hit home

EPA mandates major improvements, even where permit limits are already met; think tanks and suppliers see the wisdom of it
Residents of the beautiful Fox River valley west of Chicago, which includes the cities and towns of Aurora, St. Charles, Batavia and Geneva, recently received by morning mail something of a rude awakening.
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