August 2013
Volume 55 Number 8
 
Cover
Ozone Systems Make Water Safer, Save Airlines Time and Money
by Marc DeBrum  Pages: 20 - 22
Among 20,000 commercial aircraft carrying passengers worldwide, approximately 1,000 (five percent) failed water safety tests in 2011, two years after publication of the Aircraft Drinking Water Rule (ADWR) by US EPA.   read more
 
Efficacy of Ozone Treatment Systems Against Microorganisms: Current Methodology and Future Approaches for Evaluating Novel Disinfection Technologies
by Ratul Saha, PhD, Richard Martin and Robert Donofrio, PhD  Pages: 24 - 28
Water treatment systems have employed a number of mechanical and chemical approaches for microbial pathogen control. Traditionally, chemical disinfectants such as chlorine, chloramines or UV irradiation have been used for water treatment (Shannon et al., 2008).   read more
 
Features
Hydrodynamic Design, Part 8: Flow Through Ion Exchange Beds
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 30 - 33
There is probably no media filter that has a more critical hydraulic design than does an ion exchange (IEx) system. Distribution is key.  read more
 
Re-imagining Summertime Fun
by Ralph Morris, MD, MPH  Pages: 34 - 35
It’s the height of summer. The heat is on, but sometimes the air conditioning just doesn’t cut it. Sometimes it’s no fun to stay in the comfortable house and watch television.  read more
 
You Can't Get There From Here: The Importance of Goals and Strategic Planning
by Gary Coon  Pages: 38 - 39
“There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots.” And flying without a flight plan can land you in the wrong fraternity (pun intended).   read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Fresh Water Systems Takes a Modern Leap from Brick-and-Mortar
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 36 - 37 read more
 
Water Matters: Iron and Manganese Reduction Under NSF/ANSI 42
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 40 - 42 read more
 
On Tap: An Ongoing Cyclospora Outbreak in the US-Source Currently Unknown
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 44 - 46 read more
 
Viewpoint: Ending summer on a high note
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6 read more