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Main Title Development of Basic Data and Knowledge Regarding Organic Removal Capabilities of Commercially Available Home Water Treatment Units Utilizing Activated Carbon: Phase 2--Supplemental Data.
Author Perry, Donald L. ; Smith, James K. ; Lynch, Stephen C. ;
CORP Author Gulf South Research Inst., New Orleans, LA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Drinking Water.
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA-68-01-4766; GSRI-328-890-10;
Stock Number PB82-159625
Additional Subjects Water treatment ; Activated carbon treatment ; Organic compounds ; Houses ; Microorganisms ; Halogen organic compounds ; Silver ; Potable water ; Tables(Data) ; Concentration(Composition) ; Water quality ; New Orleans(Louisiana)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB82-159625 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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An extensive study of commercially available home water treatment units had been conducted over a 3-year period to examine organics reduction and microbiological factors. Phase 2 addressed the testing of the bulk of the home treatment units (a total of 30 commercially available units and one exprimental unit in both Phases 1 and 2). Before and after filter tests were run for trihalomethanes (THMs), non-purgeable total organic carbon (NPTOC), standard plate count (SPC) bacteria, endotoxin, silver levels (where appropriate) and other peripheral tests. Data and discussions are provided on THM reduction efficiencies, microbiological effects, the lack of bacteriostatic effect from silver and silver effluent levels for the individual units.