July 31, 2002 -- Volume 3, No. 31
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This week's NEWS

Vulnerability assessment activity on a roll.......more coming. Hex Chrome meeting hears debate on guinea pigs vs rats and mice! Failing water quality tests in Japan.........not just a public notice but apology demanded! New Jersey squirrel buffs up..... breaks 36" cast iron main....well, sort of! What's in the water this week? TCE, ash, perchlorate, boron and......the wrong chlorine? Portland gets conflicting advice on its unfiltered water supply. When the finger points at you, what do you do? Go look for Legionella in the finger-pointer's buildings! And California air board does the done deal on MTBE.

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Water Security

Hexavalent Chromium


Groundwater Contamination


Boil Water Advisories

Water Treatment Issues

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Taste and Odor

MTBE, Ethanol and Leak detection

Legionnaires' Disease

Endocrine Disrupters

Source Water Protection


Recycled Water/Cross-connection Issues


Water Lawsuits



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