November 2006
Volume 48 Number 11
Swimming Pool Disinfection: Techniques and Pitfalls
by David M. Bonnick
Awide range of pathogenic microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa can contaminate swimming pool water. They enter the swimming pool via sweat, urine, mucus, saliva, hair, skin scales, fecal matter, vomit or general dirt.  read more
Higher Education for Pool and Spa Professionals
by Connie Sue Centrella
With the increase in leisure activities both in the public and private sectors, demand for trained professionals in the pool and spa industry is high. There is a rising need for pool professionals who have attained advanced knowledge in swimming pool technology.   read more
Solving Public Pool Water Quality Problems Forever!
by Bill Kent
Recent outbreaks of recreational water illnesses (RWI) in the US and Canada are disturbing and bring to light the need for facility managers to investigate regenerating chlorination systems, which do not require supplemental sanitizers or oxidizers.  read more
Vapor Compression Distillation: Adding High Tech Understanding to Nature`s Process
by Stephan B. Sears
Water can no longer be taken for granted even though we live on a planet surrounded by this precious resource. Of the worlds 1.4 billion cubic kilometers. (0.34 billion cubic miles) of water, only 2.5 percent is fresh, 69 percent of which is locked in polar caps and mountain glaciers or stored in underground aquifers too deep to tap under current and foreseeable technology.  read more
WQA Aquatech Amsterdam 2006

Photos from the SWQ Aquatech Amsterdman 2006.  read more
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Water Matters: New European Standards for POU and POE Devices, Part 2
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E. coli in Spinach--Is There a Waterborne Link?
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