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Vol. 2, No.  8 --  February 21, 2001

 

This week's NEWS

While there continues to be some uncertainty as to the fate and timing of the new USEPA arsenic drinking water rule, a public hearing in Fallon, Nevada on a "cluster" of childhood leukemia cases features conflicting "expert" testimony on the role of arsenic in drinking water.  Consumers express concern about fecal coliform notification in the U.S., and about potential recurrence of Cryptosporidium in the U.K.  Nitrate study findings are inconclusive.

 

 


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Arsenic

 

Nitrates

 

Chromium

 

Microbiological

 

Regulations

  • USEPA has released a preliminary risk assessment for atrazine for 60-day comment period
    Commentary: This preliminary (and comprehensive) health risk assessment gives generally good news about the risks associated with any known water supply exposures and downgrades the human carcinogen risk category for atrazine from "possible" to "not likely."  It addresses specific issues related to infants and groundwater sources and it provides short-term health advisory levels.  (The Feb. 16, 2001 issue of AWWA's WATERWEEK provides an excellent overview of the topic.)

 

MTBE

 

Source Water Protection

 

Fluoridation

 

PCE & TCE

 

International

 

General  
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