Reclaimed and recycled water project announced
- On tap: safe drinking water. // Current Health 2;Apr88, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p16
Discusses safe drinking water. How drinking water is purified; Giardiasis (a disease spread by a protozoan, Giardia lamblia); Amebiasis (dysentery); How to check for safe drinking water (at home, camping, etc.).
- Options for home water treatment. Wagenet, Linda; Mancl, Karen // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1995, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p30
Presents information on types of systems for water treatment at home without using chemicals. Mechanical filtration; Reverse osmosis; Adsorption; Distillation.
- Do you need a water filter? Austad, S. // Good Housekeeping;Feb90, Vol. 210 Issue 2, p218
Explains the benefits and uses for home water filtration systems. When to use one; Home treatments; Types of systems; Buying tips.
- Hitting the bottled. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Mar93, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed regulations for bottled water. Safety standards; Source and nutrient content in labels; State monitoring.
- Don't go near the water. Gill Jr., P.G. // Outdoor Life;Jan89, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p58
Discusses how the water from a sparkling stream is very likely to cause mild or even major illness unless it is first disinfected; Disinfection methods.
- Good to the last drop. Gill Jr., P.G. // Outdoor Life;Jul92, Vol. 190 Issue 1, p28
Offers tips on how to disinfect water. Clarification; Physical disinfection; Chemical disinfection; Halogen doses and technique.
- Purifying water with sunshine. Stover, D.; Church, V.M. // Popular Science;Aug91, Vol. 239 Issue 2, p26
Discusses how scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Solar Energy Research Institute and Sandia National Laboratories are attempting to detoxify polluted groundwater by pumping it through a system that uses solar energy to break down harmful substances into nontoxic compounds.
- Hands on science. // Science World;10/20/97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p16
Presents an experiment to find out how many steps it takes to clean muddy water. Materials needed to carry out experiment; Instructions on what to do; Conclusion of experiment.
- Agencies cooperate in Iowa. Mitchell, P. // Soil & Water Conservation News;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p18
Describes a 5-year cooperative project to improve water quality in Iowa. Corydon Lake Project; Partners in the project.
- Water treatment recommendations. Buecker, Brad // Power Engineering;Apr95, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p18
Presents water chemistry treatment trends for independent power producers (IPP) and cogeneration plant operators. Feedwater chemistry; Boiled water chemistry and monitoring; Cooling water.