Peninsula Macrobiotic Network Newsletter  
Number 117 April / May 2006 Peninsula Macrobiotic Community
 

Website of Citizens Concerned About Chloramine
Citizens Concerned About Chloramine (CCAC) is a non-profit organization, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, whose mission is to raise the public's level of awareness about chloramine and its health effects when used as a disinfectant in the water. CCAC endeavors to pursue and support scientific studies that will explore the effects of chloramine on humans, animals and the environment. Finally, CCAC is committed to support legislation to protect the quality of water for all.

http://www.chloramine.org


Links to Chloramine Related Articles

Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency

Sources of Information about Chloramine
http://www.bawsca.org/docs/ 05_BAWSCA_Sept15_Chloramine_FLYER_FINAL_Handout.pdf

City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU)

FAQS on Chloramine
http://www.cpau.com/docs/factsheets/water/quality/chloramine.html

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Main Chloramine Page
http://sfwater.org/main.cfm/MC_ID/10/MSC_ID/51/MTO_ID/76

In Depth Chloramination Questions and Answers, 11/03/2004
http://sfwater.org/detail.cfm/ MSC_ID/51/MTO_ID/76/MC_ID/10/C_ID/1867/holdSession/1

Press Release, 3/18/2005: Health Officers Endorse Chloramine for Drinking Water Disinfection
http://www.sfwater.org/detail.cfm/ MC_ID/5/MSC_ID/74/MTO_ID/114/C_ID/2448

San Francisco Department of Public Health
Environmental Health Section


Water Epidemiology Publications
http://www.sfdph.org/phes/water/water_publications.htm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Ground Water & Drinking Water
http://www.epa.gov/safewater

Ground Water & Drinking Water Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/faq/faq.html

Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/sdwa

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Ecosystems Research Division


What is in Our Drinking Water? Identification of New Chemical Disinfection By-products (DBPs)
http://www.epa.gov/athens/research/process/drinkingwater.html

Blacksburg Christiansburg VPI

Historical Perspective on Chloramines
http://www.h2o4u.org/chloramination/historicalperspective.html

Environmental Science & Technology, Science News

Chloramine complications, August 18, 2004
http://pubs.acs.org/subscribe/journals/ esthag-w/2004/aug/science/rr_chloramine.html

Chlorine Chemistry Council

Drinking Water Chlorination White Paper, A Review of Disinfection Practices and Issues
http://www.c3.org/chlorine_knowledge_center/whitepapercl.html

Seeking Safe Drinking Water
http://c3.org/chlorine_knowledge_center/12749.html

NSF International

Drinking Water
http://www.nsf.org/consumer/drinking_water/index.asp?program=WaterTre

NSF Certified Drinking Water Treatment Units
http://www.nsf.org/Certified/DWTU

Water Distribution : Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.nsf.org/business/water_distribution/ faq.asp?program=WaterDistributionSys
Articles in Newspapers and other Publications

Virginia Tech, The Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Alumni Newsletter, Summer 2004, pages 3-4
Edwards' research addresses drinking water contamination issues in D.C. area
http://www.cee.vt.edu/getfile.php?item=alumni&file=CEEalumni2004.pdf

Justin Nyberg, San Francisco Examiner
Supes question effects of chloramine, December 3, 2004
http://bawua.org/docs/ sfexaminer_Dec3_2004_SupsQuestionChloramine.pdf

Justin Nyberg, San Francisco Examiner
State: local water lead-free, December 3, 2004
http://www.bawsca.org/docs/ sfexaminer_Dec3_2004_LocalWaterLeadFree.pdf

San Mateo Daily Journal
County wants clues about chloramine, December 3, 2004
http://bawua.org/docs/ SMDailyJournal_Dec3_04_Chloramine.pdf

Marion Softky, The Almanac
County seeks assurance on safety of chloramine in drinking water
December 15, 2004
http://www.almanacnews.com/morgue/2004/2004_12_15.chloramine.shtml

Christine Morente, San Mateo County Times
Group fights to keep chloramine out of water, January 22, 2005
http://bawua.org/docs/ SMCT_Jan22_2005_GroupFightsToKeepChloramineOutOfWater.pdf

Jason Goldman-Hall, The Sunnyvale Sun
SFPUC says chloramine additive in water safe, August 31, 2005
http://www.svcn.com/archives/sunnyvalesun/
20050831/sv-coverstrip2.shtml


Bruce Dronek, Letter to the Editor, The Sunnyvale Sun
Public needs to realize truth about chloramine, September 21, 2005
http://www.svcn.com/archives/sunnyvalesun/
20050921/sv-letters2.shtml


Denise Johnson-Kula, President of Citizens Concerned About Chloramine (CCAC)
Open Forum printed in the San Francisco Chronicle
Examining Our H2O, Making great water better?, October 9, 2005
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi? file=/chronicle/archive/2005/10/09/EDG2IF49UA1.DTL

June Weintraub, San Francisco Department of Public Health
Letter to the Editor, San Francisco Chronicle, response to Denise Johnson-Kula's October 9 Open Forum
On Chloramine, October 15, 2005
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi? file=/c/a/2005/10/15/EDG4PDN06T1.DTL

Jason Goldman-Hall, The Sunnyvale Sun
Assemblyman is concerned about effects of chloramine, March 29, 2006
http://www.community-newspapers.com/archives/ sunnyvalesun/20060329/news1.shtml

Lead in Water

David Nakamura, Washington Post Staff Writer
Water in D.C. Exceeds EPA Lead Limit, January 31, 2004
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ac2/wp-dyn/A64766-2004Jan30?language=printer

Virginia Tech, The Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Alumni Newsletter, Summer 2004, pages 3-4
Edwards' research addresses drinking water contamination issues in D.C. area
http://www.cee.vt.edu/getfile.php?item=alumni&file=CEEalumni2004.pdf

Carol D. Leonnig and David Nakamura, Washington Post Staff Writers
Several U.S. Utilities Being Investigated for Lead, October 14, 2004
Water Agencies Have Hidden or Misrepresented Test Results, Records Show
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A30896-2004Oct13.html

Aquariums and Chloramine

Randy Holmes-Farley, Chloramine and the Reef Aquarium, Reefkeeping.com
http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2003-11/rhf/feature/index.php

Chuck's Planted Aquarium Pages, Chlorine and Chloramine
http://www.csd.net/~cgadd/aqua/art_chlorine.htm

The Skeptical Aquarist, Chlorine and Chloramines
http://www.skepticalaquarist.com/docs/water/chlorine.shtml

 
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