September 2003
Volume 45 Number 9
 
Cover
Making A Difference in Paradise: Honduras School Gets Gift for Life
by Ron Hallett, P.E.
Many groups extend resources and time to the Third World to ensure quality drinking water in places like Honduras. That's when a qualified water treatment professional can make a difference...  read more
 
Filter Technology Reduces Arsenic Poisoning in West Bengal
by Nancy J. Haws
The naked eye doesn’t see parasites in water that cause stomach aches or diarrhea. Nor does it see arsenic except inasmuch as lesions and sores caused by it become visible in critical cases...  read more
 
New U.S. Standards Attaché to EU Draws from a Deep Well of Experience
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
Beginning this month, the water treatment industry will gain a new champion in the European Union...  read more
 
The World in Numbers: Waterworld
by Jen Joynt and Marshall T. Poe
The global scarcity of water is overblown. The real problem is sanitation, according to The Atlantic Monthly...  read more
 
Private Investment in the Water Industry—A Global View
by Daniel E. Muzquiz, Michael R. Zani, and Stephen J. Hoffmann
The severity of the global economic downturn and its associated volatility in the stock markets has forced many investors to redefine their tolerance for risk...  read more
 
Features
Sanitation & Disinfection: Water Treatment Using Resins with Bromine and Iodine
by Gary L. Hatch, Ph.D., and Kenneth L. Korslin
Can you imagine worrying about whether the water from the tap that fills your glass would make you ill? As is chlorine, bromine and iodine are halogens with disinfectant properties...  read more
 
Sanitation & Disinfection: New Technology Broadens Use of Chlorine Dioxide
by Michael Cochran
Chlorine dioxide is an extremely effective and powerful biocide used for decades to disinfect drinking water...  read more
 
Desalination and Brackish Water: Advances in the Pursuit of Safe Drinking Water
by Francine S. Bernitz and Antonia von Gottberg
We all thirst for clear, clean water. In fact, all living organisms need water to survive. However, 97.5% of all water on the globe is salt water...  read more
 
HPC Bacteria Issues and Their Effect on the POU Industry
by Peter Cartwright, P.E., CWS-VI
As described in Dr. Kelly Reynolds’ March 2003 “On Tap” column, it appears as though the latest studies on HPC bacteria are that they're unlikely to affect human health...  read more
 
Why Water Treatment Technologies are Preferable to Drinking Water Standards
by Patrick J. Sullivan, Ph.D., and Franklin J. Agardy, Ph.D.
The primary defense of America's drinking water is the water treatment industry's compliance to federal standards. But it's undeniably demonstrated a wide variety of contaminants remain...  read more
 
Web Exclusive
Columns
Viewpoint: Developing and Industrial Nations Agree -- Clean Water is Better! read more
 
Beating the ``Blue Suede Shoe Boys``: R&S Soft Water Service Inc., of Palm Bay, Fla. read more
 
Drinking Water Dollars: How Big is the Water Industry Anyway?
by Steve Maxwell read more
 
Pipelines: Help Wanted--Pacific WQA Looks for a Few Good Prospects read more
 
Cooling Off with Chung Ho NAIS’ Joung read more
 
Chemical Additives: A Closer Look at Product Testing for Standard 60
by Douglas Frederick read more
 
Coliform Bacteria: A Failed Indicator of Water Quality? read more
 
Website of the Month: Around the World in Three Sites: Sharing the Gift of Water read more