January 2003
Volume 45 Number 1
 
Cover
UV: Selling Disinfection to the Public
by Mark Hutchinson
Disinfection should be considered a minimum level of treatment for those relying on private water supplies for their potable water needs. Oddly, it often isn't. UV technology is one of the most effective, convenient and affordable whole-house solutions for effective disinfection...   read more
 
The Case for UV in Dechlorination Applications
by Brad Shipe
To eliminate free chlorine from potable water, activated carbon or addition of neutralizing chemicals are the most common solutions. Still, UV treatment, once an afterthought, is gaining wider acceptance as industries find it reduces more common drawbacks of dechlorination...   read more
 
Features
Forward 2003: Whither Goes POU/POE in the Larger Water Treatment Industry?
by Peter Censky
The water industry’s immediate future will be simply a straight-line projection of what has been happening for the past few years... Let’s examine a little of that reality.  read more
 
WC&P’s 2003 Technical Review Committee: A Band of Brothers (and Sisters)
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
Our New Year's resolution, with help from the WC&P Technical Review Committee, is to renew our mission as the voice of the independent residential water treatment dealer and the suppliers that serve them...   read more
 
A Strategic Vision for the WQA? Several Industry Leaders Discuss Their Views on the Association,
Part 1

by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
As the WQA Board of Directors and Strategic Planning Committee was meeting in Chicago in November to discuss reorganization of the association, WC&P posed the question to nearly 50 of its members: "What is your vision of what the WQA should be?"...  read more
 
Fixture Flow Rates: Wisconsin’s POE Water Treatment Device Sizing Requirements
by Jeff Hellenbrand and Loretta Trapp
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce has formally approved a system for sizing point-of-entry (POE) water treatment devices such as softeners, iron filters, etc., that can be used as an alternative to current sizing requirements contained in the state Uniform Plumbing Code...  read more
 
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Columns
Viewpoint: Water Economics 101, GE SmartWater, California and Quebec read more
 
Learning the Hard Way Near the Big Apple: Long Island Water Services of East Islip, N.Y. read more
 
ComputerWare: Protect Your Business—The Importance of a Daily Software Backup read more
 
World Spotlight: Water—A Central Issue at the World Summit on Sustainable Development read more
 
Drinking Water Dollars: An Update on Industry Consolidation read more
 
Aldex Chemical’s Al Preuss Speaks Up read more
 
DWTU Standards and Materials Disclosure
by Shannon Murphy read more
 
Diabetes--A Waterborne Disease? read more
 
Website of the Month: Aplomb with the Idea of Plumbing—Two Sites Pipe Up about the Industry read more