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Point of Use/Entry Treatment of Drinking Water - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815512493, 9780815518662

Point of Use/Entry Treatment of Drinking Water

1st Edition

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Author: USEPA
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815512493
eBook ISBN: 9780815518662
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1990
Page Count: 158
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Provides information on the application of point-of-use (POU), and point-of-entry (POE) systems for treating drinking water. Covers administrative and technical aspects of utilizing POU/POE systems to solve small community as well as individual drinking water problems.


Water treatment engineers and specialists.

Table of Contents

Sorbent Selection and Use Overview of Point-of-Use and Point-of-Entry Systems Lee T. Rozelle Point-of-Entry and Point-of-Use Devices for Meeting Drinking Water Standards Stephen W. Clark Background Major Issues Summary of EPA Decision Final Regulations Allowing POE for Compliance Summary References Regulatory Requirements for Point-of-Use Systems Ruth Douglas Reference Control of Point-of-Use Water Treatment Devices in Canada: Legal and Practical Considerations Richard S. Tobin Introduction Water Jurisdictions Point-of-Use Devices Nonlegislative Activities Conclusion References The Regulation of Water Treatment Devices in California Robert F. Burns References Wisconsin Regulation of Point-of-Use and Point-of-Entry Water Treatment Devices Loretta Trapp Appendix A: Application for Plumbing Product Review-Required Information for Water Treatment Devices Appendix B: Proposed Draft Regulations Appendix C: People to Contact Household Water Quality Education: The Cooperative Extension System Role G. Morgan Powell The Cooperative Extension Organization County Extension Program Kansas Water Quality Situation Water Quality Task Force Household Water Quality Program Summary Federal Trade Commission Regulation of Water Treatment Devices Joel Winston Introduction Answering Consumer Concerns Voluntary Industry Product Promotion Guidelines EPA Support Guidelines Provisions Guidelines Requests Review Panel Complaint Request Criteria Voluntary of Ethics Looking Ahead NISF's Listing Program for POU/POE DWTUs Randy A. Dougherty NSF Standards NSF Listing Mark Public Listings Information Evaluation and Testing by An Independent, Objective Third-Party Monitoring Corrective Action Enforcement Current Status of the Listing Program and Future Developments Summary Water Quality Association Voluntary Product Validation Program and Voluntary Certification Program Lucius Cole Product Validation Professional Certification Guide Standard and Protocol for Testing Microbiological Water Purifiers Stephen A. Schaub and Charles P. Gerba Introduction Requirements for a Microbiological Water Purifier Principles for the Guide Standard and Protocol Microbiological Challenges for Water Purifiers Nonmicrobiological Test Parameters Purifier Test Procedures Minimum Microbiological Removal for Acceptance of Purifiers Preliminary Test Results of the Feasibility of the Protocol Conclusions Performance and Applications of Granular Activated Carbon Point-of-Use Systems Karl Van Dyke and Roy W. Kuennen Point-of-Use Performance-Test Data EPA/NSF Joint Study NSF Standards 42 and 53 Amway Data on a POU Water Treatment System Granular Activated Carbon-Performance Criteria to Design and Evaluate GAC-POU Devices Conclusion References Performance and Application of RO Systems Donald T. Bray Basic Concepts
Types of Systems Use Data Membrane Type Bacteria-Virus Conclusions

Performance and Application of Ultraviolet Light Systems Clyde Foust Introduction Organisms Dosage Unit Design Application Precoat Carbon Filters as Barriers to Incidental Microbial Contamination P. Regunathan, W.H. Beauman, and D.J. Jarog Coliform Removal Virus Removal Protozoan Cyst Surrogate Removal Effect on Hetereotrophic Bacteria Conclusions References Microbiological Studies of Granular Activated Carbon Point-of-Use Systems Donald J. Reasoner Introduction References Health Studies of Aerobic Heterotrophic Bacteria Colonizing Granular Activated Carbon Systems Alfred P. Dufour References Activated Alumina For POU/POE Removal of Fluoride and Arsenic Robert L. Lake Introduction Activated Alumina Preparation Chemistry Regeneration Conclusion Bibliography Modelling Point-of-Entry Radon Removal By GAC Jerry D. Lowry and Sylvia B. Lowry Development of GAC Model Field Experience with GAC Treatment GAC vs Aeration Conclusions References Point-of-Entry Activated Carbon Treatment Lake Carmel Putnam County George A. Stasko Investigation Results Water Treatment System Cost Water System Management Operation and Maintenance Annual Costs Water Treatment System Performance Community Demonstration of POU Systems Removal of Arsenic and Fluoride: San Ysidro, New Mexico Karen Rogers Florida's Funding for Contamination Correction Glenn Dykes Defining the Problem Legislative Efforts Restoration/Replacement of Supplies Summary and Conclusions Monitoring and Maintenance Programs for POU/POE Gordon E. Bellen and Thomas G. Stevens Introduction Central Control Application of Appropriate Technology Effective Monitoring Maintenance and Microbiological Safety Summary References Point-of-Use and Point-of-Entry Treatment Devices Used at Superfund Sites to Remediate Contaminated Drinking Water Sheri L. Bianchin New Developments in Point-of-Use/Point-of-Entry Drinking Water Treatment Gary L. Hatch Introduction Background Halogenated Resins for Water Disinfection Limitations System Applications Conclusions References POU/POE Point of View Frank A. Bell, Jr. Introduction Option #1: A Direct Regulatory Program Option #2: Cooperative Industry/Government/Third Party Effort Recommendations References AWWA Viewpoint on Home Treatment Units Jon DeBoer Introduction The Point-of-Use/Point-of-Entry Issue Legal Requirements AWWA's Position POU/POE û Point-of-View-Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) Barker G. Hamill POU/POE: An Industry Perspective Donna Cirolia Point-of-Use Treatment of Drinking Water: Comments Sue Lofgren


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