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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 3.
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 1981
Report Number EPA-68-01-4766; GSRI-328-890-10;
Stock Number PB82-159633
Additional Subjects Water treatment ; Activated carbon treatment ; Organic compounds ; Houses ; Microorganisms ; Chemical analysis ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Potable water ; Carbon tetrachloride ; Pesticides ; Field tests ; Quality assurance ; Silver ; Ground water ; Bacteria ; Leaching ; Water quality ; New Orleans(Louisiana) ; Ethylene/tetrachloro ; Ethylene/trichloro ; Ethane/trichloro
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NTIS  PB82-159633 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 85p
Abstract An extensive study of commercially available home water treatment units has been conducted over a 3-year period to examine organics reduction and microbiological factors. The Phase 3/Final report provides a summary of Phase 1 and 2 results as well as detailed reporting of Phase 3. Phase 3 included the testing of 10 selected activated carbon units against a ground water spiked with carbon tetrachloride, trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene and 1,1,1-trichloroethane and of the same units against a surface water spiked with the above and with p-dichlorobenzene, hexachlorobenzene and chlordane; field studies (Miami, Fla.; Pico Rivera, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Detroit, Mi.) on four units; home tests on three units; bacterial leaching studies; spent carbon studies; and studies of limited value on four other units (reverse osmosis, ozonator, ultraviolet). Test data on two distillers had to be discarded because of technical problems.
Supplementary Notes See also PB82-159641, and PB82-159658.
Availability Notes Also available in set of 7 reports PC E99, PB82-159583.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. 1978-81.
PUB Date Free Form 23 Oct 81
Category Codes 13B; 68D#; 68E
NTIS Prices PC A05/MF A01
Primary Description 700/03
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323811210
Origin NTIS
Type CAT