trade education

Quality Don’t Come Easy
    In 2001, as part of his ‘Aqua Culture’ column in WaterShapes, Brian Van Bower penned a thought-provoking piece entitled “Quality Don’t Come Easy.”  In it, he decried what he saw as a dearth of quality craftspeople in the watershaping trades — and in the broader construction industry as well.   “Time and again,” he noted, “I commiserate with colleagues who just can’t find good people who are dedicated to