July 2010
Volume 52 Number 7
 
Cover
Green with RO Water
by Tom Cartwright  Pages: 36-38
The irony of the title notwithstanding, there exists excellent opportunities within our industry to help businesses and homeowners reduce their carbon footprint simply by the type of water treatment equipment they choose.  read more
 
Comparative Operating Costs of Conventional Water Treatment versus Whole-House Reverse Osmosis
by Gary Battenberg  Pages: 40--44
The purpose of this comparative study is to find and recommend the best treatment process for this challenge water based on the laboratory results of the water sample collected from well # 15 of Diamond Tail Estates in Placitas, NM.  read more
 
Features
New US EPA Regulations for Drinking Water--What It Means for the Water Treatment Industry
by Marianne Metzger  Pages: 46-48
In March, US EPA administrator Lisa Jackson announced there were going to be major changes to how drinking water is regulated. There are four strategies the agency hopes to implement in order to improve protection of our drinking water.  read more
 
Water Scarcity, Financial Challenges and New Technologies: Opportunities in Reuse
by William E. Kirksey, P.E.  Pages: 50-55
It's an accepted practice to install on-site, decentralized water purification systems to supplement centralized drinking water treatment.   read more
 
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Columns
Creative Marketing: Mixing Water and Air?
by David H. Martin  Pages: 20-23 read more
 
Flowing Issues: Rules That Are NOT Made To Be Broken
by Tom Palkon and Andrew Warnes  Pages: 24-27 read more
 
Dealer Profile: H.M. Northcutt--A Family Legacy of Success
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 56-58 read more
 
Executive Insight: Anova Resources--Bridging the Market Between the US and China
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 60 read more
 
Water Matters: Home Treatment and Reuse of Residential Wastewater
by Tom Bruursema  Pages: 62-64 read more
 
On Tap: Novel Study Improves Toxicity Analysis of Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 66-69 read more
 
Viewpoint: Seasons change...should product lines change as well?
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 10 read more