EPA Science Inventory

Small Community and Household Water Systems Research on Removal of Metals and Pesticides from Drinking Water Sources

Citation:

Patterson, C. AND C. Impellitteri. Small Community and Household Water Systems Research on Removal of Metals and Pesticides from Drinking Water Sources. Presented at Second International Workshop on Sustainability and Water Quality, New Delhi, INDIA, January 15 - 18, 2014.

Description:

The presentation entitled “Small Community and Household Water Systems Research on Removal of Metals and Pesticides from Drinking Water Sources” provides treatment alternatives for removal of metals and pesticides from surface and ground waters before human consumption. The presentation includes an overview of U.S. EPA Test and Evaluation Facility small drinking water systems research. There is also detailed information on three case studies 1) Selection of Household Systems for the Removal of Metals from Well Water in Washington County, Missouri, USA, 2) Development of Community and Household Water Systems for Pesticide Removal Using Composite Cartridges and UV Disinfection and 3) An Overview of the Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability for Removal of Arsenic from Tube Wells in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Purpose/Objective:

The presentation highlights various technologies for removal of pesticides and metals in drinking water sources. Workshop attendees in India will benefit from ways in which the United States expands access to clean water and reduces exposure to pesticide and inorganic metal contaminants.

URLs/Downloads:

http://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/global/international/ACS-Gii%20Workshop%20Programme%20India%20January%202014.pdf   Exit

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/SLIDE)
Start Date: 01/18/2014
Completion Date: 01/18/2014
Record Last Revised: 02/21/2014
Record Created: 02/03/2014
Record Released: 02/03/2014
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 267953

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

WATER SUPPLY AND WATER RESOURCES DIVISION

WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT BRANCH