July 2012
Volume 54 Number 7
 
Cover
Low-Energy (LE) RO Membranes
by Michael Kim, CWS-I  Pages: 24-26
In the early 1980s, RO membranes had a typical salt rejection of 96 percent at 225 psi operating pressure.   read more
 
Features
Ukraine Offers New Opportunity for POU/POE Products and Technologies
by Andrey Mitchenko, PhD and Tanya Lubner, PhD  Pages: 28-30
The Ukrainian POU/POE water treatment industry, as well as the Ukrainian water treatment market itself, is still quite young and undeveloped.  read more
 
Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule 3: Navigating the New Round of Monitoring Requirements
by Andrew Eaton, PhD, BCES  Pages: 32-36
On May 2, US EPA Administrator, Lisa P. Jackson signed the third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3), requiring all water utilities serving a population of more than 10,000 to monitor for 28 contaminants beginning in January 2013.  read more
 
Going Green: Basics and Benefits of Green Chemistry
by Sarah Kennedy, PhD and Henry Nowicki, PhD  Pages: 42-44
It is always necessary to be working on the right things. Green chemistry, a philosophy of sustainability, is a modern and necessary right thing.  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Make My Day: The Eastwood Family Keeps Billings Out of Water Trouble
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 38-40 read more
 
Water Matters: POU RO System Daily Production Rate
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 46-48 read more
 
On Tap: The Price of Drinking Water
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 50-52 read more
 
Viewpoint: Summertime opportunities
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6 read more