LED lighting manufacturer Cree took the management of water treatment for its numerous HVAC and process cooling systems in-house after 12 years of full-service water treatment from a national water treatment company. Cree now buys chemicals and treats its systems on their own.  The road to independence was at times bumpy, but in the end it proved to be an extremely rewarding journey.

12-20: Going it Alone: Lessons Learned from Managing Our Own Water Treatment Pr