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multidisciplinary group sponsored by the Chlorine Chemistry Council. Its mission is to promote science based practices and policies to enhance water quality and health by advising industry, health professionals, policy makers and the public.

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Following is a list of the most recent issues of our newsletter. To access older versions of our newsletter, please go to the Newsletter Archives. Use our search page if you are looking for a specific document.


A Public Health Giant Step: Chlorination of U.S. Drinking Water
May 20, 2008

Disinfection and Green Cleaning: Guiding Principles for Healthy Public Buildings
August 2007

TB, Emerging Diseases and the Role of Personal Responsibility
June 29, 2007
Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections: The Role of Chlorine Products in Risk Reduction
October 2, 2006
New International Guidelines Promote Swimming Pool Health and Safety
June 29, 2006
Water Quality of Modern Water Parks
May 11, 2006
Avian Influenza: Planning For a Coming Pandemic
March 16, 2006
Chlorination, Clean Water and the Public Health Progress that Changed America
February 2006
Disinfecting Private Wells
September 2005
Clearing the Air: Chloramine Control for Indoor Swimming Pools
August 2005
Walkerton - Five Years After
July 2005
Water Quality and Health Council Chair Testifies Before Congress on Wastewater Blending
June 2005
The Precautionary Principle Under Fire
by Fred Reiff
May 2005
Winter 2005
Chlorine Bleach: Helping to Manage the Flu Risk, What are the Costs/Benefits of Global Water and Sanitation Improvements?, Avian Influenza - How Serious is the Threat to Human Health?, Washington Update Special
Summer 2004
Headlines: Reducing Lead Levels in Washington, D.C. Drinking Water -- A Progress Update, Balancing Competing Drinking Water Risks: EPA Preparing Final Microbial and Disinfection Byproduct Rules, Public Health and Your Local Pool --Summertime Campaign Asks, “Are You Swimming in a Healthy Pool?”, Washington Update Special
Winter/Spring 2004
Headlines: Water in the Balance - A Boiling Crisis for the Nation's Water Supply, Sea Sick -- Infection Outbreaks Challenge the Cruise Ship Experience, Moving Toward Better Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities, and Washington Update Special


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