pt. I. The Safe Drinking Water Act and public health. Drinking water and public health protection / Daniel A. Okun ; Improving waterborne disease surveillance / Floyd J. Frost, Rebecca L. Calderon and Gunther F. Craun ; Waterborne outbreaks in the United States, 1971-2000 / Gunther F Craun, Rebecca L. Calderon, and Michael F Craun ; History of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) / Frederick W. Pontius ; SDWA: looking to the future / Diane VanDe Hei and Thomas Schaeffer -- pt. II. Regulation development. Toxicological basis for drinking water risk assessment / Joyce Morrissey Donohue and Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta ; Epidemiologic concepts for interpreting finding in studies of drinking water exposures / Gunther F. Craun, Rebecca L. Calderon and Floyd J. Frost ; Application of risk assessments in crafting drinking water regulations / Bruce A. Macler ; "Sound" science and drinking water regulation / Frederick W. Pontius ; Benefit-cost analysis and drinking water regulation / Robert S. Raucher ; Public involvement in regulation development / Frederick W. Pontius -- pt. III. Contaminant regulation and treatment. Control of drinking water pathogens and disinfection byproducts / Sig E. Regli, Paul S. Berger and Thomas R. Grubbs ; Regulating radionuclides in drinking water / David R. Huber ; Risk-based framework for future regulatory decision-making / Mark Gibson and Mike Osinsiki ; Selection of treatment technology for SDWA compliance / Frederick W. Pontius ; SDWA compliance using point-of-use (POU) and point-of-entry (POE) treatment / Frederick W. Pontius, Regu P. Regunathan and Joseph F. Harrison -- pt. IV. Compliance challenges. Death of the silent service: meeting consumer expectations / Elisa M. Speranza ; Achieving the capacity to comply / Peter E. Shanaghan and Jennifer Bielanski ; Achieving sustainable water systems / Janice A. Beecher ; Protecting sensitive subpopulations / Jeffrey K. Griffiths ; Environmental justice and drinking water regulation / Frederick W. Pontius ; What water suppliers need to know about toxic tort litigation / Kenneth A. Rubin ; Intellectual property laws and water technology / Linda E.B. Hansen ; Water system security / Frederick W. Pontius ; Appendixes. Summary tables of drinking water standards and health advisories / USEPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water and USEPA Office of Science and technology ; 1962 U.S. Public Health Service standards ; Section-by-section summary of the SDWA / Frederick W. Pontius ; Text of the SDWA as amended and related statutes / compiled by Frederick W. Pontius ; How our laws are made / Charles W. Johnson ; Enactment of a law / Robert B. Dove ; Listing of drinking water: Federal Register notices / compiled by Frederick W. Pontius ; Outline of 40 CFR 141, 142, and 143 / compiled by Frederick W. Pontius ; Example capacity development tool / South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources -- U.S. water industry statistics / USEPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.