Homeland Security Research Products in the Science Inventory

Commonly Used Water Quality Sensors Can Detect Intentional Drinking Water Contamination

Citation:

U.S. EPA. Commonly Used Water Quality Sensors Can Detect Intentional Drinking Water Contamination. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/S-06/038A, 2009.

Description:

Technical Brief

Purpose/Objective:

Water distribution systems are routinely monitored to ensure that drinking water meets mandated standards and that treatment processes are performing as intended. Online sensors measure water quality in real-time and have the potential to serve as an early warning for an intentional contamination event.

URLs/Downloads:

COMMONLY USED WATER QUALITY SENSORS CAN DETECT INTENTIONAL DRINKING WATER CONTAMINATION   (PDF,NA pp, 89 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (SUMMARY)
Start Date: 03/01/2011
Completion Date: 03/01/2011
Record Last Revised: 11/25/2013
Record Created: 10/30/2006
Record Released: 10/30/2006
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 160568

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION DIVISION