August 2011
Volume 53 Number 8
 
Cover
Ozone 101
by Diann Gleason  Pages: 24-28
Waterborne diseases are estimated to cause 2.2 million deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). These deaths are attributable to waterborne pathogens due to inadequate treatment in public water treatment and sanitation systems.   read more
 
Features
Case Study: The Greenest Waterpark in the World?
by David R. Knighton, MD and Vance Fiegel, BS  Pages: 30-33
Barry Thompson from the Metropolis Resort in Eau Claire, WI, helped design the resort’s Chaos Waterpark to be energy efficient, conserve water and to utilize other smart, green technologies.   read more
 
Simple Engineered Solutions: Minimizing Fatalities in Residential Pools and Spas
by Susan Rivera, Ph.D., CPO  Pages: 34-36
In May, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC), the government agency responsible for enforcing the Federal Pool and Spa Safety Act, released its pool or spa submersion statistics.1 For 2008 through 2010, an estimated annual average of 5,100 children under 15 years of age were treated in US hospital emergency departments for injuries associated with pool or spa submersions.  read more
 
Water in the Changing Urban Environment: The 'Water-Energy Nexus Challenge'
by Leon Awerbuch  Pages: 42-44
For the fourth consecutive year, the International Desalination Association (IDA) supported the Water Leaders Summit at Singapore International Water Week.   read more
 
Pentair's Ride to Benefit Multiple Sclerosis Charity
by Paul Devine  Pages: 46-47
On June 10-12, 31 Pentair, Inc. employees and friends took part in the 2011 Bike MS: C.H. Robinson Worldwide MS 150. The MS 150 is a 150-mile bicycle ride from Duluth to White Bear Lake, MN. The ride was held over two days and the team rode 75 miles each day. In total, approximately 3,500 riders raised $2.7 million (USD).  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Flying High with Iowa Soft Water
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 38-40 read more
 
Water Matters: Aquatech China 2011
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 48-50 read more
 
On Tap: Amphetamines and Arsenic: Use of Biomonitoring in Exposure Assessment
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 52-54 read more
 
Viewpoint: And the heat goes on!  Pages: 6 read more