June 2004
Volume 46 Number 6
 
Cover
Drinking Water Treatment: Activated Carbon Filtration
by Jodi Kocher, Bruce Dvorak & Sharon Skipton
Homeowners are increasingly concerned about contaminants in their water supply that may affect health or cause taste and odor problems. Sources of these contaminants might include solvents, pesticides, industrial wastes or contaminants from leaking underground storage tanks...  read more
 
Features
Sanitation: Vacuum Evaporation -- When Water Waste Equals Zero
by Emilio Turchi
Motivated by higher disposal costs, a leading company in glue and adhesive production last year installed the first part of a plant designed to treat wastewater and recover the subsequent dissolved PVA (polyvinylacetate) glues...   read more
 
Softening: Iron Removal by Ion Exchange—Standing on Solid Ground
by Mike Keller
Iron is commonly found in rocks and soil throughout the world...  read more
 
Softening: ‘Zero D’ Revisited—An Inside Look at Softener Discharge Control
by C.F. “Chubb” Michaud
As with any problem, figuring out where to start is 50 percent of the solution...  read more
 
DWTU Purifier Claims: A Dialogue about Microbial Standards between Two Researchers, Part 2 of 2
by Gary Hatch & P. Regunathan
The following is a continuation of a discussion between Gary Hatch and “Regu” P. Regunathan to review the current microbiological standards for the point-of-use/point-of-entry drinking water treatment units (DWTUs) and compare them to a proposal up for adoption...  read more
 
Regulatory Roundup: WQA International Standards and Regulations Guide Nears Completion
by John B. Ferguson
Where can you find residential water treatment and consumer product standards and regulations for overseas markets?..  read more
 
Drinking Water Product Certification and Testing: An Overview of Standards, Test Methods and Procedures -- A Canadian Perspective
by John Glowacki
The decline in the quality of the drinking water supply in many urban and some rural areas of North America has placed an increasing emphasis on the importance of drinking water product standards to safeguard public health and safety...  read more
 
Web Exclusive
Columns
Viewpoint: New Adventures in Water Treatment read more
 
Dealer Profile: From Cold Calling Comes a Hot POU Business: Canada`s Puritan Drinking Water Systems Inc.
by Ronald Y. Pérez read more
 
PipeLines: The SDWA Goes to Washington—Senator Wants Changes to Legislation read more
 
Carbon Link`s Brumfield Breaks Away read more
 
Lead and the Corrosion It Leaves Behind -- What the Washington, D.C., Case Taught Us
by Tom Bruursema read more
 
Drinking Water Contaminants Linked Again to Fetal Death
by Kelly A. Reynolds read more
 
Website of the Month: Startups Still Wet Behind the Ears -- Industry Beginners Find Friends on the Web
by Ronald Y. Pérez, WC&P Managing Editor read more
 
Flash Back
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