June 2009
Volume 51 Number 6
New Trace Capacity Test Method Needed for Future Activated Carbon Applications
by Henry Nowicki, George Nowicki, Wayne Schuliger, Shib Mookherjea and Barbara Sherman  Pages: 22-27
New test methods can facilitate scientific discoveries and lead to new commercial granular activated carbon (GAC) products. Also, a new or modified paradigm can result when advanced data acquisition is available to base decisions on.  read more
Chlorine and Chloramine Removal with Activated Carbon
by Robert Potwora  Pages: 28-30
Municipalities routinely began using chlorine to treat drinking water starting in 1908 with Jersey City, NJ. Its use has helped to virtually eliminate diseases like typhoid fever, cholera and dysentery in the US and other developed countries.  read more
The Facts About Bottle Water Regulation
by Angela Logomasini  Pages: 32-37
For decades, several environmental groups have claimed that US tap water presented a serious public safety hazard. Yet during the past several years, they have refocused efforts on attacking bottled water.   read more
POU Carbon Filters: Special Tests for Special Products
by Mark T. Unger  Pages: 42-44
During my near decade of association with the drinking water treatment industry, many different types of water treatment products have passed through the Water Quality Association's Laboratory.  read more
William B. Fritzsche Memorial Top 50 Awards sponsored by WC&P Magazine
 Pages: 46-49
As part of our 50th 'Golden Anniversary' of service to the international POU/POE water treatment industry, WC&P is proud to announce its first annual Top 50 Awards, including the selected Person of the Year, for 2009.  read more
Avoid Hostile Environments When Installing Water Conditioning Appliances
by Gary Battenberg  Pages: 50-51
For many years, I have been brought in to evaluate water conditioning installations to scertain the root cause of poor performance or remature failure of the treatment product(s), anging from a simple cartridge sediment filter to complex systems.  read more
NGWA Summit: Water Scientists Come to the Desert
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 52
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) hosted a large number of scientists, technical experts and water specialists at the 2009 Ground Water Summit and 2009 Ground Water Protection Council Spring Meeting, held in Tucson, AZ in April.   read more
WC&P Historic Insights: Tips That Pay Off in Commercial Selling
by Jerome R. Peterson  Pages: 54
The fastest-growing area of water conditioning has been in commercial/industrial equipment, where sales over the last five years have doubled annually.  read more
WC&P Historic Ads
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2009 Technical Review Committee Insights: Jim Lauria
by Donald A. Mounce  Pages: 58
Jim Lauria is Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Amiad Filtration Systems, a manufacturer of clean technology water filtration systems for agricultural, industrial and municipal applications.   read more
Anniversary Wishes
 Pages: 59
Anniversary Wishes  read more
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Dealer Profile: New Hampshire's Artesian Quality Water Specialists
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 38-40 read more
Water Matters: Material Safety of Activated Carbon
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 60-62 read more
On Tap: Jumping the Species Barrier--How Animal Pathogens Invade Human Hosts
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 64-66 read more
Viewpoint: The Next 50 Years
by Donald A. Mounce  Pages: 6 read more