October 2013
Volume 55 Number 10
 
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Ultrafiltration Technology Facilitates Substainable Operation of Cooling Towers in Dubai
by Fabien Creus and Sanjeev Unni  Pages: 30 - 34
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the most water-scarce region of the world (see Figure 1). Approximately 6.3 percent of the world’s population resides in these areas, while the region only safeguards 1.4 percent of the world’s renewable fresh water.  read more
 
Collaboration Redfines Milwaukee's Future as a World Water Hub
by Dean Amhaus  Pages: 36 - 38
Spanning the partnership between business, government and academia, The Water Council (the only organization of its kind in the United States) joined together with both national and international partners on September 12 to celebrate the grand opening of the Global Water Center.   read more
 
Features
Water-on-Water RO — A Green Technology
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI  Pages: 42 - 44
One of the best water savings and convenience advances in the world of undersink RO drinking water systems is the concept of ‘water-on-water’ (WOW) RO. WOW is not new. Early patents on the concept expired decades ago. The modern world, however, has failed to embrace it.  read more
 
WQA Mid-year Leadership Conference on the Shores of Lake Tahoe
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 46 - 52
Considered the gem of the Sierra Nevada region, Lake Tahoe welcomed the 2013 Mid-year Leadership Conference with arms wide open. And, in spite of lingering smoke from the Yosemite fire, the grandeur of the mountains and the alpine lake were not lost on the attendees.  read more
 
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Columns
Dealer Profile: Watts Dealer Distribution Center Opens with Cora Dietz at the Helm
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 54 - 56 read more
 
Water Matters: NSF/ANSI DWTU Standards
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 58 - 60 read more
 
On Tap: Newly Released Review on Drinking Water Outbreak Causes
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 62 - 64 read more
 
Viewpoint: Water everywhere?
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 8 read more