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Current IssueMAY 2015: ISSUE 57, NUMBER 5
Cover Stories
UV as Green Alternative for Public Health Protection
by Paul Overbeck  Pages: 20 - 24
While man harnessed the controlled use of ultraviolet light for disinfection of drinking water almost 100 years ago, it is only in the last decade that we are seeing its global acceptance in expanded application for public health protection.  
 
Features
Proper Sample Collection Ensures the Most Accurate Laboratory Results
by Marianne R. Metzger  Pages: 26 - 28
When having drinking water samples analyzed by a laboratory, it is important to collect samples properly to ensure the most accurate results.  
 
The Case for Selling Drinking Water in the Home
by Thomas Cooksey, CWS-VI/CSR  Pages: 30 - 34
After 40 years of training and helping hundreds of people find success in selling residential water treatment, I have come to realize one thing: if you want to make money in the business today, you have to learn how to sell the RO.  
 
Columns
Creative Marketing: Why Embrace WQA Certified Sustainability?
by David H. Martin  Pages: 12 - 14
For more than a decade, there’s been an ethical cloud hanging over so-called green or environmentally preferable drinking water filters and home systems based on carbon filtration. 
 
Dealer Profile: A Retired Marine Marches Kremer Water Treatment to Its Future
by Denise M. Roberts  Pages: 36 - 38
In 1978, Ken Kremer got his start in the water treatment industry by working with a corporate water purification chain. 
 
Water Matters: NSF/ANSI 55 Class A Versus Class B UV Systems
by Rick Andrew  Pages: 40 - 42
UV systems have been utilized successfully for decades to help control microorganisms or disinfect water for drinking purposes. The UV radiation emitted by these systems can inactivate the organisms and prevent them from reproducing, thus disinfecting the water.  
 
On Tap: Why a POU Device?
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD  Pages: 44 - 46
Water treatment POU devices come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, with a range of capabilities and prices. As a microbiologist with a specialty in waterborne contaminants, I’m often asked if having a POU device is really necessary or worth the expense.  
 
Vieiwpoint: When the standards change, be ready
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher  Pages: 6
By the time you sit down to read this issue, we will have another successful WQA Aquatech event under our belt, been able to get even more impressions from the movers and shakers in this industry about where it’s headed and have access to the latest and greatest products and technologies.