December 18, 2002 -- Volume 3, No. 51 NEWS -- the premier newsletter for the drinking water quality industry.
The NEWS staff is taking a Holiday break so there will be no NEWS during Christmas week. (Well, actually, there probably will be news, but we won't report on it until the following week.)  We hope all of our readers enjoy the Season with good health, happiness and, of course,  safe drinking water!

This week's NEWS

Second edition RAM-W is available from AwwaRF, VSAT is up and running, CAFO is released by EPA, and Colorado keeps its DIMP.  Radium in Wisconsin: Fond Du Lac says "Oshkosh, by gosh!"   "Historical" bacti problems in small water systems.  Sounds like Southern Californians are a little anxious about perchlorate clean-up in Nevada.  Amoeba's link to drinking water noted.  Cruise ships: Water, water everywhere but is any fit to drink? But, then who says it's the water?

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