May 22, 2002 -- Volume 3, No. 21 NEWS -- the premier newsletter for the drinking water quality industry.

This week's NEWS

National survey on Hex Chrome & Boron occurrence is looking for a few good....water systems. Small is US Senate Committee: Big grants for "large" little systems...mostly for arsenic. Security vulnerability assessments are the focus of debate on bioterrorism legislation: How much EPA involvement and oversight? In the meantime, amateurs deliberately...or accidentally....test water utility security in NY, VT & Conn. Just leave Mickey Mouse alone.....OK? For groundwater users accustomed to fairly stable nitrate levels, Des Moines surface water experience is an eye-opener. Landmark toxic tort case in New Jersey will be up to the laymen, not the experts. Mick and the Stones are on tour.....not yet on Social Security....but the "tongue" is in the UK. welcomes the National Ground Water Association as our newest partner!Together, we look forward to bringing you improved services and wider coverage. For other news, please visit their website at

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