October 2012
Volume 54 Number 10
 
Cover
Sustainable Decentralized Water Treatment for Rural and Developing Communities Using Locally Generated Biochar Adsorbents
by Josh Kearns, MS  Pages: 26-34
Contamination of drinking water sources by harmful synthetic organic compounds (SOCs), such as pesticides, is a major worldwide problem.   read more
 
Features
Signals for the Future of POU Water Purification (Microbiological)
by D. Duane Dunk  Pages: 36-38
Wouldn’t it be great to know what’s coming in the market and how to adjust your strategy to be prepared?   read more
 
WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference Recap
by WQA  Pages: 40-43
In the first-ever industry Town Hall meeting—as well as through task-force meetings and networking—the WQA Mid-Year Conference in Lexington, KY in September focused on strategic planning,...  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Keeping It in the Family Makes Futuramic's a Bigger Industry Player
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 44-46 read more
 
Water Matters: An Overview of Global Standards, Protocols and Guidelines for POU and POE Microbial Reduction Claims
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 48-52 read more
 
On Tap: Exposure to Brain-Eating Ameba in Tap Water—A Warning to Neti-Pot Users
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 54-56 read more
 
Viewpoint: Drought and other global issues
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6 read more