Monthly Archives: November 2011

Be Thankful

Ah, Thanksgiving. The traditional, “What are you thankful for this year?” circles around the table, followed by mashed potatoes and the gravy boat. We exchange a myriad of answers, including our good friends and family, and big life changes. These are all expected, as it is the time of year we really take a moment to [...]

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Revisionist History

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Culligan brand.  The brand’s slogan may be a memorable as anything else every featured in advertising. Say you were tasked with coming up with Culligan’s tag line, what would be your spin on a marketing classic? We want to hear your original Culligan slogans (no crude language [...]

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Alberta’s Water Gets a C-

Originally reported at CTV News TORONTO — More than a decade after the Walkerton disaster, much of Canada’s tap water remains at risk from contamination despite initial progress in front-line monitoring and treatment, a new report concludes. In its third such report released Tuesday, the environmental group Ecojustice warns that while some jurisdictions have stepped up [...]

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Arsenic pollutes Iowa’s water supplies

Originally printed in the Des Moines Register Hundreds of Iowans across the state are drinking tap water polluted with poisonous arsenic as health workers move to rein in the problem. The problem is so widespread that health officials statewide gathered last week in Des Moines to discuss remedies. Large public water supplies routinely test for [...]

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Culligan: A Case Study

We know Culligan’s residential water systems are great solutions for household water issues. They are extremely effective but they are also very small compared to the scale of some of Culligan’s biggest and best commercial products. Did you know that Culligan has systems in hospitals, hotels and beyond? One specific solution saved Georgia Pacific upwards of $50,000 [...]

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National award for local bottling plant

By NICK GARDINER THE RECORDER AND TIMES Originally found at http://www.recorder.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3348134 Posted 13 days ago Brockville’s Culligan bottling plant has moved to the head of the class following an annual audit by the Canadian Bottled Water Association (CBWA). The Waltham Road plant scored 98.5 per cent in the unannounced audit, which considers a variety of [...]

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Magnetic Water Conditioners Attract Misconceptions

Areas of North America have been barraged by claims of a ‘salt-free’ water softeners and conditioners. After a few weeks a majority of these new converts began to long for their old softener – all because they did not get the facts.

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