March 6, 2002 -- Volume 3, No. 10 NEWS -- the premier newsletter for the drinking water quality industry.

This week's NEWS

EPA lightens up with its UCMR, extends perchlorate comment time, and proposes "voluntary" crypto lab QA program.  Yaa Tuma Tuma!  People in Ghana really appreciate their drinking water.  Is the water always bluer on the other side of the river? West Virginians think so and want to secede to Kentucky.  California has new NDMA and chlorate Action Levels.  Something for everyone.....the essence of good politics, if not good policy!  MTBE, ethanol, and oxygenate waivers all in the mix. China's take on recycling: from pig bones and duck feathers to integrated circuits and............. contaminated water?  AwwaRF chloramine study needs!!!!

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Federal Regulatory Issues

State Regulatory Update

MTBE and Ethanol


Source Water Protection Issues

ASR Wells

  • Wisconsin community wants to store treated water in aquifer (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 2)
    Commentary: Disinfection by-products are a concern for water quality regulators in considering allowing utilities to pump treated water into groundwater aquifers during low-demand periods for later use. Green Bay and Waukesha see the potential for major economic benefits in avoiding treatment plant expansions.

Water Contamination

Water Litigation



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