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Main Title Reverse osmosis for removing synthetic organics from drinking water : a cost and performance evalution /
Author Lykins, Benjamin W. ; Lykins, B. W. ; Clark, R. M. ; Fronk, C. A.
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Clark, Robert M.
Fronk, Carol A.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher Water Engineering Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency ; [Available from National Technical Information Service],
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/D-88/134;
Stock Number PB88-225016
OCLC Number 221435764
Subjects Drinking water--Purification--Costs. ; Drinking water--Contamination. ; Drinking water--Contamination--United States. ; Water--Purification--Reverse osmosis process.
Additional Subjects Dissolved organic matter ; Potable water ; Water treatment ; Chemical removal(Water treatment) ; Water pollution ; Activated carbon treatment ; Graphs(Charts) ; Membranes ; Semipermeability ; Pesticides ; Aromatic hydrocarbons ; Aliphatic hydrocarbons ; Halogen organic compounds ; Pilot plants ; Reverse osmosis ; Water pollution control ; Costs ; Local studies
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ELBD RPS EPA 600-D-88-134 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/07/2016
NTIS  PB88-225016 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 12/29/1988
Collation iii, 25 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Abstract Reverse osmosis for removing organic compounds from drinking water has considerable promise. Bench and pilot plant studies on actual waters have shown that several organics proposed for regulation can be removed by reverse osmosis. As membrane technology improves, rejection of more difficult to remove compounds is expected to improve. Also, smaller volumes of concentrate are expected to be produced which can be handled more cost effectively. One major concern with the use of reverse osmosis is concentrate disposal which may increase the overall cost of treatment and disposal. The cost of reverse osmosis is very sensitive to such factors as recovery, economies of scale, systems configuration, membrane type, and electric power cost. In certain situations, reverse osmosis is a viable treatment option that is not cost prohibitive.
Notes EPA/600/D-88/134. "June 1988." PB88-225016. Includes bibliographical references (leaf 7).
Place Published Cincinnati, Ohio Springfield, Va.
Corporate Au Added Ent Water Engineering Research Laboratory.
PUB Date Free Form Jun 88
Category Codes 50B; 68D; 68E; 43F
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Control Number 826018071
OCLC Time Stamp 20160304102615
Language eng
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Type MERGE
OCLC Rec Leader 01555cam 2200385Ma 45020