January 2010
Volume 52 Number 1
 
Cover
Dealing with 'Nearly Perfect' Water--Unintended Consequences of Arsenic Removal
by Fredrick W. Vance  Pages: 30-32
Arsenic content in drinking water has been regulated in the US since 1942, when the Public Health Service established a standard of 50 parts per billion (ppb).  read more
 
Residential Water Treatment--When it Absolutely Has to Work!
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud CWS-VI  Pages: 34-37
It is the responsibility of every municipal water supplier to send out water of a quality that meets the minimum US EPA standards for maximum contaminant levels (MCLs).   read more
 
Features
AMD Value Extraction Process
by Michael von Fahnestock  Pages: 38-40
A breakthrough technology to efficiently remove sulfate ions and metal cations from acid mine drainage (AMD) has recently been conceived and developed.  read more
 
Importance of Third-Party Evaluation of Activated Carbons, Products and Services
by Henry Nowicki, Bill Purves, Wayne Schuliger, George Nowicki and Barbara Sherman  Pages: 42-44
Obtaining independent, unbiased third-party professional opinions are good in personal and business practices.  read more
 
WQA Recertification Quiz
 Pages: 50
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Web Exclusive
Columns
2009 Technical Review Committee Insights: Susan B. Rivera, Ph.D., CPO
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 52-53 read more
 
Flowing Issues: Priming the Pump: Investment for Water Infrastructure Expansion
by Jose Luis Vittor  Pages: 22-24 read more
 
Dealer Profile: From Pumps to Water Conditioners: How To Make a Successful Transition--Guthrie & Frey Water Conditioning, LLC
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 46-48 read more
 
Water Matters: POU RO Systems: Claims Testing Under NSF/ANSI 58
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 54-56 read more
 
On Tap: Consumer Confidence Wanes as US Drinking Water Quality Takes a Hit in the Headlines
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 58-59 read more
 
Viewpoint: Turning the corner  Pages: 6 read more