Combining the past experience of Dr. Arthur J. Freedman, Ph.D., with the current team of Irv Cotton, Bob Cunningham, Jack Soost, and Walt Tyler, Arthur Freedman Associates offers its clients over a century of technical consulting services in the water treatment industry.

Consulting Services

  • Water system audit and inspection services.
  • Vendor  and water treatment performance audits.
  • Independent water treatment specifications and proposal evaluations.
  • Water system problem-solving and failure analyses.
  • Water management performance audits and technical reviews.
  • Training programs and training manuals.
  • New product development and market research.
  • Start-up and layup specifications and supervision.
  • Expert Witness services.

Operating Philosophy

  • AFA works cooperatively with vendors, engineers and management to develop and maintain technically-sound, cost-effective water system operations.
  • We define the root cause(s) of failures and develop solutions to help prevent these and similar failures from recurring.
  • We believe in performance-oriented goals and specifications, which are successful when both vendors and site personnel take ownership and responsibility for properly maintaining systems.
  • AFA consultants are defined by independent and unbiased analysis and recommendations, and by maintaining the highest standards of integrity.