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Main Title Overview of Available Treatment Techniques for Removing Organics from Drinking Water: Cost and Performance Evaluation.
Author Clark, R. M. ; Fronk, C. A. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/600/D-87/203;
Stock Number PB87-202008
Additional Subjects Water treatment ; Organic compounds ; Contaminants ; Cost analysis ; Performance evaluation ; Activated carbon treatment ; Chemical removal(Water treatment) ; Potable water ; Aeration ; Ozonization ; Safe Drinking Water Act
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB87-202008 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 18p
Recent amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act have accelerated the requirements for development of Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) and increased the number of contaminants that will be regulated. Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) has been identified as the baseline technology against which all other technologies must be compared for the removal of synthetic organic chemicals (SOCs). The Drinking Water Research Division of EPA is examining a number of technologies to compare against GAC. Both cost and performance analysis is being made. Aeration is cost effective for most volatile compounds and ozonation is promising. Reverse osmosis is still under study.