May 2008
Volume 50 Number 5
 
Cover
The Benefits of UV Disinfection in the Bottled Water and Other Industries
by Marc J. Scanlon
Effective microbial disinfection in the bottled water industry is essential. Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection is gaining increasing acceptance as a versatile treatment method.  read more
 
Germicidal Lamp Instruction 101
by Steven E. Tillotson
The mercury vapor arc lamp was invented in 1901 by Peter Hewitt Cooper of New York. The arc emitted a characteristic blue light, but it was...  read more
 
Ultraviolet Technology for Water: How Does My System Work?
by Troy Smith
Today we see a wider array of ultraviolet (UV) options than ever before. New players are entering the field; mature manufacturers have...  read more
 
Features
Automatic Self Cleaning Filters for Drinking Water Treatment: Clean Water. Clean Technology.
by Jim Lauria
In response to consumer demand, municipalities are being tasked to provide the safest, most cost-effective water with the least environmental impact.   read more
 
China's Thirst for Clean Water: The Future for China's Water Treatment
by Kelvin Inn and Noel Tai
The worlds second-largest economy (measured in terms of purchasing power parity) is a thirsty one.   read more
 
Small New Mexico Town: Giant Step for Reuse
by John Koch
Water reuse is becoming the technique of choice in many applications around the US. Today, small systems find water reuse can affordably increase sustainability.  read more
 
WQA Aquatech Las Vegas: Where Does the Future Lie?
by Karen R. Smith
The biggest question at this year's WQA Aquatech trade show and conference was what the future might hold. The answers were as varied as the crowd itself.  read more
 
Web Exclusive
Columns
Viewpoint: May 2008
by Karen R. Smith read more
 
The Royal Treatment, West Virginia Style--Royal Water Treatment, LLC
by Denise M. Roberts read more
 
High School Work Program Created UV Entrepreneur
by WC&P Staff read more
 
Chloroform as a Surrogate for Volatile Organic Contaminants
by Rick Andrew read more
 
A Warning for Contact Lens Wearers--Waterborne Amoeba Can Cause Blindness
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D. read more