January 2012
Volume 54 Number 1
 
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Reverse Osmosis Technology — Not Just for Water Purification
by Peter S. Cartwright, P.E.  Pages: 20-24
The membrane technology of reverse osmosis has been around for many years now and is finding more and more applications in all aspects of water treatment.   read more
 
Features
Gateway to the Chinese POU/POE Market — How to Obtain a Sales Permit in China
by Cang Li, Ph.D., Junming Hu and Hainjun Yang  Pages: 26-30
China, as the world’s most populous country, has a population of 1.3 billion, four times larger than that of the US. It is the world’s second-largest economy behind the United States after 30 years of spectacular growth.  read more
 
Mapping Your Way through Uncharted Waters
by Jim Lauria  Pages: 32-34
It’s no secret that to get where you want to go, you need a map. Fortunately for those of us in the water business, there are a number of outstanding tools that can help us chart a course to get to our goals.  read more
 
Clean Earth, Clean Water...Take Your Pick
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 36-39
"Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.” We are all familiar with this oft-used phrase from the Book of Common Prayer (based on Genesis 3:19)."  read more
 
NGWA 2011: Record Numbers = Resounding Sucess
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 44-47
The National Ground Water Association’s 2011 Expo and Annual Meeting, held in Las Vegas, NV in December, produced record numbers of exhibitors (325).  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: At L.H. Brubaker, Appliances and Water Treatment Go Hand in Hand
by Denise M. Roberts read more
 
Executive Insight: Brooks and Foley: Rayne's Powerhouse Duo
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 48 read more
 
Water Matters: Contaminant Reduction Testing for Carafe-Style POU Sysems
by Rick Andrews  Pages: 50-52 read more
 
On Tap: Viruses and Cancer: Potential for Waterborne Transmission
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.  Pages: 54-57 read more
 
Viewpoint: Optimism for 2012
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6 read more