June 2011
Volume 53 Number 6
 
Cover
Activated Carbon Market Supply and Demand Update-or the Carbon Conundrum
by Ken Schaeffer  Pages: 22-24
Activated carbon is an excellent universal adsorbent, commonly used in many water filtration applications to remove chlorine or chloramines, ...  read more
 
Activated Carbon: Modern Advances for an Ancient Technology
by Jeffrey A. Trogolo, Ph.D.  Pages: 26-29
Since 1500 BC, when ancient Egyptians and Hindus first filtered water and medicines with activated carbon (AC), it has been used as a filter to remove impurities from water, air, gases, processed beverages and pharmaceuticals.  read more
 
Features
The Role of Crosslinking in Ion Exchange Resins
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 30-35
If it ain't brokeā€¦One of the most frequent questions I get is, "How do I know when it is time to change my softener resin?" The simple answer is: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."  read more
 
Whole-House RO Case Study: A practical look at a whole-house RO application for troubled water, Part 1.
by Gary Battenberg  Pages: 36-40
In the July 2010 issue of WC&P, the comparative operating costs of conventional water treatment versus whole-house reverse osmosis for the purpose of finding the best treatment process for the challenging water in northern New Mexico were discussed.   read more
 
Laboratory Testing for Certification of Residential Water Filters
by Emily Bolda, CWS-VI  Pages: 46-47
There are many choices available to consumers who are looking to purchase a residential water filter.  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Growth and Change Mark Advancement for Hawkins Water Tech, Inc.
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 42-44 read more
 
Water Matters: Certification Options for Small Potable Water Systems
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 48-50 read more
 
On Tap: Keeping Up with Water Reuse at the Point of Use
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 52-54 read more
 
Viewpoint: Mother Nature offers a 'silver lining' for the water treatment industry
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6 read more