* Addresses the international problems of outdated standards and the overwhelming onslaught of new contaminants.
* Includes new monitoring data on non-regulated chemicals in water sources and drinking water.
* Includes a summary of different bottled waters as well as consumer water purification technologies.
1952; Appendix 1-3: USEPA National Recommended Water Quality Criteria: 2002 for Freshwater and Human Consumption of Water + Organism; Appendix 2-1: Dow Industrial Chemicals, Solvents and Dyes in 1938; Appendix 2-2: USEPA List of Priority Pollutants; Appendix 2-3: Summary of Surface Water Data; Appendix 2-4: Summary of Shallow Groundwater Data; Appendix 2-5: Organic Chemicals found in Landfill Leachate and Gas; Appendix 2-6: Unregulated Pollutants Discharged to or Identified in Water Resources; Appendix 2-7: Chemicals Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity; Appendix 2-8: Regulated Pesticides in Food with Residues Tolerances; Appendix 2-9: Comparison of Chemicals Required to be Monitored in Groundwater Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, CFR 40, Part 264, Appendix IX: USEPA Regulate Chemicals under Drinking Water Standards, Priority Pollutant List or Ambient Water Quality Criteria; Appendix 3-1: General Drinking Water Monitoring and Warning Requirements; Appendix 3-2: National Drinking Water Contaminant Occurrence Database
Data on Primary Water Quality Standards; Appendix 3-3: National Drinking Water Contaminant Occurrence Database
Data on Unregulated Compounds; Appendix 3-4: Examples of Bottled Mineral Water Chemistry; Appendix 3-5: Examples of Bottled Water Chemistry; Appendix 3-6: Trace Element Analysis of Mineral Waters (ppb) that Appear in Either; Appendix 3-4 or Appendix 3-5; Appendix 4-1 Toxicological Primer on Terminology; Appendix 4-2 Toxicological Information on Existing Standards; Appendix 4-3 Suspected Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals; Appendix 4-4 US Geological Survey Target Compounds, National Reconnaissance of Emerging Contaminants in US Streams (2000)