November 2002
Volume 44 Number 11
 
Cover
Water Conditioners: Tannin Removal -- Trial and Error for the Best Application
by Mike Keller
The science of removing tannins from potable water is promulgated by purveyors of several water treatment technologies...  read more
 
Ion Exchange: Nuclear Plant Improves Efficiency and Water Quality with New Gel Resins
by Stephen W. Najmy
New ion exchange resins and procedure modifications for regenerating and remixing resin enabled one nuclear power station to significantly improve performance...  read more
 
Features
Mid-Year Express: Arizona WQA Meeting Highlighted by Tighter, Shorter Schedule
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor and Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor
The turmoil at the WQA's national convention in New Orleans in March seemed to have evaporated in the late summer heat at the Mid-Year Leadership Conference, hosted by Sedona, Ariz...  read more
 
Down to the Bone in the Arizona Desert: A Meeting-By-Meeting Report on the WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference
by Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor, and Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
The WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference, Sept. 11-13, covered as much ground on major issues in its new abridged form than the prior five-day version...  read more
 
GAC/PAC: Use of Powdered Activated Carbon for Potable Water Treatment in Small Systems
by Dr. Mick Greenbank and Jim Knepper
Powdered activated carbon is occasionally confused with granular activated carbon as having similar physical and performance attributes...  read more
 
Absolute & Nominal: Cartridge Filters and Ratings
by Vikas Thusoo
Since the industry has yet to formulate a standard for rating a filter cartridge, more emphasis should be placed on consumer awareness and validation...  read more
 
Looking for and Measuring the Silver Lining: A Visual Method for Determining Trace Silver Concentrations
by Dan Kroll
Measurement of trace metals in drinking water has always posed serious analytical problems. Thus, concern over silver, which can be used as a biocidal or bacteriostatic agent...  read more
 
SPECIAL REPORT: EPA’s Whitman Announces GAP Analysis Report at WEFTEC
by David H. Martin
Chicago's McCormick Place hosted the WEFTEC show Sept. 28-Oct. 2, drawing a crowd of roughly 15,000 and highlighted by keynote speaker USEPA chief Christine Todd Whitman...  read more
 
Web Exclusive
Columns
Viewpoint: Quebec Finally Splits from the Rest of Canada... on Certification read more
 
Circuit Riding Near Devil’s Tower: Western Water Conditioning of Gillette, Wyo. read more
 
World Spotlight: Electrolytically Active Water -- Using Chemical-Free Technology to Clean Up Wells in Botswana read more
 
Durda Fills Niche at Aeration Industries Int’l read more
 
The Role of ANSI in Drinking Water Product Standards, Testing and Certification read more
 
The Importance of Water Quality to the Food Industry read more
 
Website of the Month: Providing a ’Net for Safe Drinking Water -- Making Sites ‘Green’ with Envy read more