Brad Buecker is senior technical publicist with ChemTreat. He has many years of experience in or affiliated with the power industry, much of it in steam generation chemistry, water treatment and air quality control, as well as results engineering positions with City Water, Light & Power (Springfield, Illinois) and Kansas City Power & Light Company’s La Cygne, Kansas, station. Buecker also spent two years as acting water/wastewater supervisor at a chemical plant. He has a B.S. in chemistry from Iowa State University with additional course work in fluid mechanics, energy and materials balances, and advanced inorganic chemistry. He is a member of the ACS, AIChE, AIST, ASME, CTI, NACE, the Electric Utility Chemistry Workshop planning committee, the Power-Gen International planning committee and the Advisory Council for the International Water Conference.