BOOK REVIEW: Drinking Water Regulation and Health
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Frederick W. Pontius, ed. 2003. John Wiley and Sons, New York. 1,029
pp. $150 cloth.
In many cases, the “clean water” focus has been from the
United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) water discharge
perspective and on ensuring that the water emanating from various point
sources is “clean.” Such a perspective is, of course,
necessary, and water that emanates from such sources into an ecosystem
does need to be clean in order to mitigate any potential negative
ecosystem impacts. For the general populace, however, the most important
facet of water regulation and technology is always eclipsed by the USEPA
initiative. This equally important facet is that of drinking water.