October 2008
Volume 50 Number 10
The Effective Use of Ozone in Bottled Water Production
by John Swancarra
Ozone treatment of bottled water has been used in the consumer bottling industry for over 30 years. Ozonation of product water provides an efficient, safe method of disinfecting against pathogenic waterborne micro organisms and controlling other bacteria.   read more
The Importance of Preventive Hygiene Care
by Marcel Steur
Having an effective and preventive water cooler care service in place improves the hygiene and safety of these systems for customers. Good hygiene service prevents any residue or bacteria from accumulating, which, if left untreated, could affect the quality of the water.  read more
CDC Safe Water System Experience in Developing Countries During Emergency Situations
by D.S. Lantagne, PE
A great deal of progress has been made over the past decade in the field of household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) in developing countries to reduce diarrheal diseases. Research has shown that the use of five HWTS interventions...  read more
Water Treatment and Reuse in Commercial / Industrial Applications
by Peter S. Cartwright, PE
All water treatment is the process of removing (or reducing) contaminants from water. The intended use of the product water determines the type of treatment technology as well as the resulting quality.   read more
Colorado WQA Convention
by Donald A. Mounce
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Drinking Water Treatment Units Component versus System Certification
by Tina Fischer, CWS-VI
Certification is a complicated process on the surface. But once it is broken down into digestible pieces, the procedure itself and reasoning behind how products obtain certification is quite simple. Certification types vary most commonly by the standard to which they are certified.  read more
WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference Update
by Donald A. Mounce
The scenic Silverado Resort in the Napa and Sonoma Valley of California was the site of the 2008 WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference September 10-12. Over 100 people were in attendance to take part in the committee and task force meetings, industry section meetings, social events and scenic tours of the local wineries  read more
WQA Recertification Quiz

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AWQA on Brine Discharge Regulations

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M.W. Fontana, Inc.--Water Treatment Beyond the Norm
by Denise M. Roberts read more
History in Motion
by Donald A. Mounce read more
Contaminant Reduction Testing of Pour-Through Pitcher Filter Systems
by Rick Andrew read more
Arsenic and Diabetes: Significance of Drinking Water Exposures
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D. read more
Viewpoint: Governmental priorities read more