Plumbing Perspective

By David W. Neville, S.S. White Technologies, Inc. In homes, small businesses, and large industrial settings, plumbing systems and drains need cleaning. In many of these settings drain cleaning consists of pouring chemicals down the pipes every few years. In other places and businesses, drain cleaning is a much more substantial job. Restaurants and food Read more

Menomonee Falls, Wis. — As a new school year begins, a survey of 9th to 12th graders reveals that unclean school restrooms cause them to have a negative perception of their institution and its leaders. 68% of students say school restrooms that are poorly maintained or unclean show the school doesn’t care about its students Read more

MILWAUKEE, Wis.—A. O. Smith, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters, boilers and water treatment products, announced the beginning of its plans for integrating their most recent acquisition into its North American Water Treatment (NAWT) division. NAWT includes A. O. Smith branded water filtration and softening products, Aquasana based in Austin, Texas, Hague Read more

Company sponsors beverage area, builds water filters for communities in need Myrtle Beach, S.C.—Goulds Water Technology, a Xylem brand, partnered with the company’s social investment and corporate citizenship program Watermark to bring a charitable component with the Wine To Water organization, to its annual attendance at the 2019 South Atlantic Jubilee held last weekend in Read more

Apple Valley, Minn.—Phyn, an Uponor joint venture, recently received one of the world’s most renowned, product-design awards on behalf of the Phyn Plus: Smart water assistant + shutoff. The company was honored along with the other prize recipients at the 2019 Red Dot Award Gala, held July 8 in Essen, Germany. More than 1,200 guests Read more