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


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William Andrew
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