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June 2004: Volume 46, Number 6

Lead and the Corrosion It Leaves Behind -- What the Washington, D.C., Case Taught Us
by Tom Bruursema

Recent events in Washington, D.C. regarding lead contamination have created an enormous amount of concern, controversy, and reflection on the frailty of our nation’s drinking water supplies. Perhaps the overwhelming reaction was a bit exaggerated, considering it happened at the hub of the media world when it comes to pack journalism. In spite of this, no one can argue that this is yet another validation of the potential risk consumers face with drinking water...

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For earlier columns in this category, click on the link below or hit the 'List All' button.
How You Can Have an Impact on DWTU Standards  May 2004
Helping the Consumer Make an Informed Decision  April 2004
The Art and Science of Contaminant Reduction Test Methods  March 2004
Witness for Certification -- Product Testing Is Controlled, But Not Confined  February 2004
ANSI/NSF Standard 53 Cyst Test Dust Reduction -- The End of an Era  January 2004
Literature Requirements and DWTU Standards  December 2003
An Inside Look at the Certification of Hybrid Systems  November 2003
Arsenic and the ANSI/NSF Drinking Water Treatment Unit Standards  October 2003
Chemical Additives: A Closer Look at Product Testing for Standard 60  September 2003
Water Treatment in Food Service Establishments  August 2003
Perchlorate -- New Contaminant Reduction Claims for DWTU Standards  July 2003
Water Coolers--The Meeting of Many Standards  June 2003