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Main Title Comparative Health Effects Assessment of Drinking Water Treatment Technologies, Report to Congress.
Author Felkner, C. ; Quinn, H. ; Connery, J. ;
CORP Author Borriston Labs., Inc., Temple Hills, MD. ;Eastern Research Group, Inc., Arlington, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Drinking Water.
Publisher Nov 88
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA-68-03-3417; EPA/570/9-88/009;
Stock Number PB89-173710
Additional Subjects Potable water ; Public health ; Water treatment ; Disinfection ; Filtration ; United States ; Water quality ; Chlorination ; Coagulation ; Osmosis ; Flocculating ; Sedimentation ; Corrosion ; pH control ; Ion exchanging ; Water softening ; Adsorption ; Stripping(Distillation) ; Raw water
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB89-173710 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 199p
The report evaluates the public health impact of the most widespread drinking water treatment technologies, with particular emphasis on disinfection. It is the Agency's conclusion that, in general, commonly used drinking water treatment processes-- including disinfection, filtration, and other processes designed to remove chemical and physical contaminants--provide enormous benefits in ensuring the quality and safety of drinking water in the United States. The report discusses aspects of alternative disinfectants and briefly reviews health aspects of other treatment-related chemicals such as sodium, aluminum etc. The report also discusses health aspects of lead, radon, and organic contaminants.