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Main Title Development, Application, and Calibration of Models for Predicting Water Quality in Distribution Systems.
Author Clark, R. M. ; Coyle, J. A. ; Grayman, W. M. ; Males, R. M. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Drinking Water Research Div. ;North Penn Water Authority, Lansdale, PA. ;Grayman (Walter M.), Concinnati, OH. ;RMM Technical Services, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher c1988
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/D-91/161;
Stock Number PB91-223313
Additional Subjects Water quality ; Distribution systems ; Water pollution standards ; Potable water ; Mathematical models ; Calibrating ; Pollution regulations ; Halomethanes ; Hydraulics ; Dynamic programming ; Standards compliance ; Environmental engineering ; Environmental transport ; Water supply ; Graphs(Charts) ; Reprints ; Maximum Contaminant Level Goals ; Safe Drinking Water Act
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-223313 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 23p
Although the Safe Drinking Act and its amendments (SDWAA) has been interpreted as meaning that MCLs shall be met at the consumer's tap, most regulatory concern has been focused on water as it leaves the treatment plant before entering the distribution system. The only SDWAA regulation that emphasize system sampling are the trihalomethane and monitoring regulations. The paper provides the results of a study conducted in cooperation with the North Penn Water Authority in Lansdale, PA that resulted in development of a series of models for predicting the spatial distribution of contaminants in the distribution system. The study concluded that hydraulic modeling coupled with extensive field verification is required to develop usable predictive models.