May 2003
Volume 45 Number 5
 
Cover
Successful Treatment Using Ozone in Residential Potable Water Systems
by Gabe Ergler
Ozone is new to many water treatment professionals and, naturally, there are many questions for most first time users. This article guides you through basic design considerations for successful residential potable water treatment with ozone...  read more
 
Features
Tumbling Dice in Vegas: WQA Gambles on Open Framework for New Strategic Plan
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor, and Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor
It was online almost a month before the event began, but much of what kept tongues wagging at the WQA's 29th Annual Convention in Las Vegas was the Strategic Plan Proposal for reorganizing the association...  read more
 
Chemical Feed Pumps: A Key Component for the Water Treatment Professional
by John Avery
Used in conjunction with other equipment, these small pumps can help correct the most difficult or objectionable water conditions, even if only required for pre-treatment or more complex applications of disinfection, oxidation, flocculation, coagulation or corrosion and/or scale control...  read more
 
The Fundamentals of Aeration: Narrowing It Down to the Basics
by Robert Rhoades
As advances are made in aeration technology, water treatment dealers have another viable option at their disposal. However, professionals should consider the water problems and make certain it's applicable to deliver a practical solution...  read more
 
Air Stripping: A Practical Approach
by Jeff Crider
One of the oldest water treatment technologies remains one of the most cost-effective methods of removing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other contaminants including MTBE and radon...  read more
 
Valuable Tips for Entry into the Membrane Water Treatment Market, Part 1 of 3
by David H. Paul
Many utilities are evaluating membrane water treatment technologies such as MF, UF, NF and reverse osmosis (RO) as a possibility for upgrading and/or expanding water treatment capabilities in the not-too-distant future. This may create opportunities for you...   read more
 
WQA Recertification Quiz
by Mark Rowzee
WQA Education Director Mark Rowzee authored this quiz based on the David H. Paul article: "Valuable Tips for Entry into the Membrane Water Treatment Market." Take it for credit toward your CWS recertification...  read more
 
Web Exclusive
Doubling Down in Vegas--WQA Convention Meeting-by-Meeting Review
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor, and Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor
A comprehensive guide to discussion, debate and decisions at the 29th Annual Water Quality Association Convention, with exclusive coverage provided only by WC&P Magazine's editors...  read more
 
Canadian WQA Awaits Decision of Province of Quebec On Regulation
by Constance Wrigley-Thomas
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Texas WQA Report on Progress in Septic or OSSF Rule
by Robert W. Boerner, CWS-V
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HPC Bacteria Issues and Their Effect on the POU Industry: Analysis
by Peter S. Cartwright, P.E., CWS-VI
Water treatment consultant and WC&P Technical Review Committee founding member Peter Cartwright offers his perspective on the debate over heterotrophic bacteria...  read more
 
New Advances in UV Water Treatment
by Ron Hallett
Long recognized as one of the most effective, least complicated and inexpensive water treatment technologies, recent ultraviolet advances for rural residential, commercial and small community applications have shown to dramatically improve its disinfection effectiveness and safety...  read more
 
Columns
Viewpoint: California Dreamin’ (or Is It a Nightmare?) read more
 
WQA’s Best Walking Advertisement Abroad--Studying the Industry at CWG Portugal Ltda. read more
 
PipeLines: War in Iraq Affects U.S. Views on French Bottled Waters read more
 
Taking a Dip with Industrial Test Systems’ Jaunakais read more
 
Microbiological Water Purifier Testing--The Quest for Surrogate Organisms read more
 
Virology 101 read more
 
Website of the Month: ROWPUs--A Part of the Battlefield that CNN Doesn’t Show read more