POU/POE Water Treatment: Regulatory Challenge

by Juan J. Menendez, Florida Dep of Health &, Rehabilitative Services, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering


During the past few years the use of point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry POE) water treatment devices has grown dramatically. One attendant consequence has been the proliferation of profiteers and 'fly-by-night' operators. Industry efforts at self-regulation have not been able to control the problem. More strict and mandatory government regulations are needed to ensure the protection of the consumers.

Subject Headings: Water quality | Water supply systems | Equipment and machinery | Environmental issues | Quality control | Public health and safety

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