Critical Utilities COP Resources

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These resources are just one of the many benefits of being a CU COP Member.
Join the CU COP and ask questions in the community discussions and gain solutions to real-world problems.  Also, share your experience and expertise by responding to inquiries.

Note that only ISPE Members can engage in these activities.  If you are not an ISPE Member, join ISPE and take advantage of all the benefits that membership has to offer.

General Documents

  • Rouge Survey Results June 2009 ( 68 KB)
    In response to the growing need for information on the phenomenon of Rouge, the ISPE Critical Utilities Community of Practice (CU COP) launched a survey with the purpose of studying and industry benchmarking for current practices regarding the presence of rouge, its monitoring, and the available alternatives for its remediation.
  • ISPE Newsletter - Monitoring ( 120 KB)
    This December 2008 newsletter summarizes the results of a workshop on Monitoring held by ISPE DACH regional COP for pharmaceutical water & steam. The newsletter includes experiences related to the following topics: Pure Steam, Online/Offline, Failure of online/offline analyzers, Warning and Action limits, Sampling and TOC.
  • ISPE Newsletter - Rouging ( 414 KB)
    This April 2007 newsletter summarizes the results of a workshop on Rouging held by ISPE DACH regional COP for pharmaceutical water & steam, in which leading industry experts contributed. The newsletter includes experiences related to the following topics: Engineering & System Design, Choice of Materials & Quality Control, Service & Maintenance as well as related aspects.

Knowledge Briefs

ISPE has developed concise, summary documents called Knowledge Briefs to help address the industry's need for current, relevant, and useful content. 


Indicates content available to ISPE members only.