August 15, 2001 -- Volume 2, No. 33 NEWS -- the premier newsletter for the drinking water quality industry.

This week's NEWS

Making water "drinkable" is not a Clean Water Act mandate but EPA strategizes links to the SDWA. Is that home treatment device just a sham?  Be careful how you answer those epidemiology questions!  Glendale finally gets some credit for its proactive chromium approach.  MTBE is.......everywhere!  In the news, in the water, but maybe in the gasoline for just awhile longer. Tahoe agency hits pay dirt....and has a good place to pile it!  Fingers are pointed in Canada over water quality problems.  The arsenic beat goes on!

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Regulatory Update

Canadian Water Issues

  • Disagreements continue over responsibility for Canada's water quality problems (Ottawa Citizen, August 12) and attempts to place the blame highlight Newfoundland's boil-water woes (Ottawa Citizen, August 13)
    Commentary: The debate continues in Canada about possible increased Federal government involvement against a backdrop of over 200 communities in Newfoundland on boil-water advisories, some dating back to the 1980s, and the release of a "secret" government report described as "riddled with errors."  Meanwhile, over 100,000 St. John's citizens boil their water.
  • An in-depth week-long series begins on Canada's water issues (Ottawa Citizen, August 12)
    Commentary:  While this series is not specific to water quality, the continuing publicity about water-quality problems provides a setting for the report, which begins with a discussion of costs of water in Canada.


Groundwater Recharge

Regulatory Viewpoint



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