October 2010
Volume 52 Number 10
 
Cover
Innovative Non-Profit Delivers Water Purification Technology to Those Who Need It Most
by Jim Lauria  Pages: 30-32
As a youngster, Duvon McGuire nearly died from a Giardia infection while living in Ecuador with his missionary parents.  read more
 
Now What? Moving Water and Sanitation from a Right to a Practice
by Edward D. 'Ned' Breslin  Pages: 34-36
The United Nations General Assembly declared water and sanitation a human right on July 28.  read more
 
Clean Water for Villages in Guatemala Requires Appropriate Technology
by Alana Soehartono and Marissa Jablonski  Pages: 38-41
When water flows out of the faucet, it travels through miles of pipeline before providing households with potable water.  read more
 
Don't Drink the Water
by Hannah Kim  Pages: 42-46
Throughout the last leg of her jaunt around the world before turning 30, my sister Esther--who globetrotted to India, Morocco, and...  read more
 
Queensland State Government: Going Green with a Marketing Database
by Simon Wallis  Pages: 48-49
In June 2006, the State of Queensland, Australia was suffering from the worst drought in living memory.   read more
 
Features
Drinking Water Laboratories: A Deeper Look
by Dennis Leeke  Pages: 50-52
Advancements in analytical technologies enable laboratories that support public water supplies to analyze for more contaminants in drinking water and do so with greater specificity and sensitivity than ever before.   read more
 
How to Extend the Life of Your Residential Reverse Osmosis Element
by Diego Bonta and Denise Haukkala  Pages: 54-56
Reverse osmosis (RO) elements are used in a variety of applications, from residential tap water, power generation and industrial processing to water re-use.  read more
 
Bottle-Free Coolers: A New Name for a Growing Market!
by Tim Sewell  Pages: 58-60
This is a brief overview of the growing bottle-free cooler market. There are many factors to consider...  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: From Health Food to Water Treatment, the Next Generation Expands Its Options
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 62-64 read more
 
Executive Insight: Clean Air and Water--Healthway's Combined Approach
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 66 read more
 
Water Matters: All Aboard! Testing and Certification of Treatment Trains
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 68-70 read more
 
On Tap: Myths and Mysteries of Gut Flora, Acquired Immunity and Human Disease
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 72-74 read more
 
Viewpoint: Expanding horizons
by Kurt C. Peterson  Pages: 10 read more