||Control of Trihalomethane Precursors in Drinking Water: Granular Activated Carbon with and without Preozonation.
Glaze, W. H. ;
Wallace, J. L. ;
||Texas Univ. at Dallas, Richardson.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
Halogen organic compounds ;
Activated carbon treatment ;
Operating costs ;
Drinking water ;
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In a pilot study that lasted 80 weeks, unozonated and ozonated waters were fed to granular activated carbon (GAC) columns to compare the removal of trihalomethane formation potential by GAC treatment with that by ozone-GAC treatment. The results were comparable for these treatments.