May 2004
Volume 46 Number 5
Step-by-Step: Sizing and Installing a UV System
by Mark Hutchinson
Every year, thousands of ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems are installed in North America. They provide protection from microbiological contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, and cysts (including Giardia and Crypto-sporidium)...  read more
Ultraviolet Radiation: Knowing All the Facts for Effective Water Treatment
by Salman Siddiqui
It’s long been known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation has germicidal properties...  read more
WQA Convention Review: A Bang-Up Job in Baltimore
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
Hopes a site more central to a high concentration of Water Quality Association members would draw more drive-in traffic was central to WQA’s choice of Baltimore for its 30th Annual Convention & Exhibition...  read more
Staying Out of Hot Water: Testing and Treatment for Pools & Spas
by Michael Gardner
Customers taking a refreshing dip in their pool or enjoying a relaxing soak in the backyard spa probably aren’t thinking about water treatment...  read more
WQA Recertification Quiz May 2004

Well, spring has sprung and the “Running of the Roses,” i.e., the Kentucky Derby, is over while the Indy 500 winner waits for Memorial Day. In between home & garden expos, business fairs and mall shows, though, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to earn a little credit toward your professional recertification...   read more
Wastewater: Going the MBR Route When Replacing a Septic System
by Lisa Woolard, P.E., and Michael Sparks
Alaska’s growing tourism industry has fueled the construction of facilities to serve the lodging and entertainment needs of seasonal visitors...  read more
Purification of Water at Point-of-Use: History and Questions on Indicator Microorganisms in View of an Israeli Standard pt 2 of 2
by Anat Kartaginer
In Part 1 of this series in last month’s WC&P, we left off during an explanation of the history of water treatment and regulatory efforts to improve it, outlining the U.S. and European approach...  read more
DWTU Purifier Claims: A Dialogue about Microbial Standards by Two Researchers Part 1 of 2
by Gary Hatch and P. Regunathan
Gary Hatch and “Regu” P. Regunathan met to review the microbiological standards currently in existence compared to those being proposed for adoption...  read more
Ion the Industry: WQA Baltimore

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Flash Back: Three for the Ages

At the Water Conditioning Foundation’s 20th Annual Meeting in December 1968 in Chicago...  read more
Web Exclusive
EXTRA: Liaison Status Underscores Positive Shift for WQA in Europe
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
The WQA's winning liaison status within CEN—the European Committee for Standardization—may make it the first non-European association to achieve this...   read more
NewsFlash: RAI & WQA Go for Broke with Aquatech USA
by Carlos David Mogollón, WC&P Executive Editor
After 30 years, the Water Quality Association Convention & Exhibition—as you know it—has changed forever...   read more
Viewpoint: Catchall -- Buyer’s Guide tips, career center, missing faces and WQA kudos read more
Steadying the Course after Rough Waters: Bradley Clean Water Systems, of Lugoff, S.C.
by Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor read more
Pipelines: Pipe Lines: Missouri WQA Serves Up Plateful of Activities for June Meeting read more
APW`s Bechtold Bests the Field read more
How You Can Have an Impact on DWTU Standards
by Jane Wilson and Rick Andrew read more
A Review of Public Water System Compliance
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D. read more
Web Site of the Month: Jumping into the Hot Tub with a Pool of Websites -- Dealers in Search of Answers to Treatment Issues
by Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor read more