August 21, 2002 -- Volume 3, No. 34 NEWS -- the premier newsletter for the drinking water quality industry.

This week's NEWS

ASDWA wants EPA to promulgate a new arsenic that makes legal and mathematical sense! TCR/distribution quality issues aired in white papers. Two NDWAC workgroups will meet soon: member lists not yet available. While CPUC fiddles, Oakhurst, CA burns.........with high uranium levels, unsafe water notices and promises for action! The "8 glass a day fallacy": Who dreamed that up? First Crypto, then TTHMs and now it's lead... What is next for Scottish water consumers? New reports on health effects re: DBPs and perchlorate.

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