November 20, 2007 – Volume 8, No. 47
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This week's NEWS

The NEWS is coming to you one day early this week so that readers in the U.S. can get up-to-date before initiating their long Thanksgiving weekend. Unfortunately, there probably won't be many "thanks given" for safe drinking water because most Americans pretty much take it for granted. Of course, our readers are the exception! Happy Holiday!

Good advice is available for utilities facing potential shortages of water fluoridation chemicals. Now that California has a perchlorate MCL, what's the implementation drill? New water treatment plants address variety of water quality problems. Large proposed ocean desalting plant in California gets over major hurdle. Risk communication 101: What do you tell the public? Everything! When do you tell them? Sooner!


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State Updates

  • Minnesota's winter Waterline newsletter (PDF file, 781 K)
    Commentary: Ammonia and nitrification in distribution systems are discussed. In addition to the use of ammonia for disinfection using chloramination, Minnesota has detected significant ammonia levels in untreated ground water sources.

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NEWS CONTINUES BELOW

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TCE and PCE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

pCBSA

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