February 2010
Volume 52 Number 2
 
Cover
WQA Aquatech USA: The Water Opportunity Show
 Pages: 42-45
Schedule of events  read more
 
It's Tough Being a Resin Bead
by Matthew Wirth  Pages: 46-49
Resin lives in a hostile world. It is under continual attack from hydraulic shock, chlorine and chloramines degradation, fouling (particulate and organic), oxidation, osmotic shock from the...  read more
 
FLUORIDATION: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Part 1
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud CWS-VI  Pages: 52-55
Fluorine (F) is the most powerful oxidizing element known. It is the lowest molecular-weight member of...  read more
 
Features
GRPD to GAED Sorbent Test Method Name Change
by Henry Nowicki, George Nowicki and Barbara Sherman  Pages: 56-58
Analytical test methods are used to evaluate sorbents before purchase; monitor their performance for regulatory compliance; help to determine when they need to be changed; and develop new sorbents and applications.  read more
 
St. Paul Municipal Pools: Promising Results with Moss Water Treatment
by David R. Knighton  Pages: 66-72
With a new pool season approaching across the country, some important results from a pilot program in St. Paul, MN are in, using a species of sphagnum moss to condition the water of several municipal pools.  read more
 
Centralized POE/POU Filtration Technology Offers Environmental Advantages
by Jim Lauria  Pages: 60-64
As water delivery infrastructure ages, labor costs rise, and consumers' expectations of water quality continue to be influenced by bottled water, POE filtration in residential and commercial buildings has become increasingly important.  read more
 
2010 Technical Review Committee Insights: Andrew Warnes
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 78-79
Andrew Warnes, global market builder in the water treatment industry, is Senior Channel Manager for PRF (a GE/Pentair joint venture).  read more
 
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Columns
Flowing Issues: Softener Discharge Versus Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Units--System Design is Key
by David Averbeck, Mike Catanzaro, Jason Davis and Andrew Warnes  Pages: 24-28 read more
 
Dealer Profile: Yell for George...George Plumbing Company, That Is
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 74-76 read more
 
Water Matters: Consumer Protection through Certification to NSF/ANSI DWTU Standards
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 80-82 read more
 
On Tap: Clostridium difficile Bacteria Fountains--the Potential Problem with Vended Drinks
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 84-86 read more
 
Guest Viewpoint: WQA Aquatech USA 2010
by Peter J. Censky  Pages: 10 read more