Monthly Archives: July 2012

Extraordinary Toroidal Vortices–Video

by Michael J. McGuire This has little to do with drinking water quality but is more along the lines of an amazing video showing what can happen in a liquid medium.  Hydrodynamics rule! http://youtu.be/mHyTOcfF99o

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New WaterRF Website

by Michael J. McGuire WaterRF has needed to revamp their website for a long time.  As stated in a recent email from them: “The Water Research Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its new Website – located at the … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Reg Update

by Michael J. McGuire Alan Roberson is the Director of Federal Relations for the American Water Works Association in their Washington, DC office.  Every few months, he sends out a highly informative Drinking Water Regulatory Update to a list of interested parties.  He … Continue reading

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More controversy in the world of fracking

EPA concludes drinking water is safe in Pa. town that has become drilling flashpoint by Michael J. McGuire Commentary:  There is so much noise about the impacts of fracking on groundwater that it is hard to tell just what is … Continue reading

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Ina Roth and Ozone

by Michael J. McGuire On Monday, I went to the funeral of a good friend.  I first met Ina Roth in her role as a member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California in … Continue reading

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Google Book Search

by Michael J. McGuire I have used the search feature of Google Books for the past five years while doing research on my book, The Chlorine Revolution:  Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives.  An excellent short video on … Continue reading

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‘The Forgotten Cycle’ wins TU Delft Prize for Best Urban Water Movie

Originally posted on Asian Water and Sanitation:
A short film I made has won the best prize at the TU Delft Urban Water Movie Contest. TU Delft Urban Water Movie Contest

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Portland issues westside water-boil alert after finding contaminants in reservoir

Commentary:  One of the last news stories that a water utility manager wants to see is one about failing the Total Coliform Rule and issuing a boil water notice.

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SDW.com is Back!

by Michael J. McGuire In November 2000, I created the newsletter safedrinkingwater.com NEWS.  The purpose of the newsletter was to keep water professionals up-to-date on what was happening in the world of water quality especially with updates on USEPA and … Continue reading

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