EPA Science Inventory

DISINFECTION BYPRODUCTS IN DRINKING WATER [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]

Citation:

Urbansky*, E T. DISINFECTION BYPRODUCTS IN DRINKING WATER [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]. Analytical Chemistry 72(13):439A-440A, (2000).

Description:

Comment on Professor Howard Weinberg's report on the analysis of potable water for disinfection byproducts.

"I am unconvinced that it is necessary to identify and quantify each individual compound. Suppose we identify 1000 or 10,000 individual compounds, can we afford to regulate or even test for them? How much are we willing to pay for a glass of water? ...

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (JOURNAL/PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)
Start Date: 07/01/2000
Completion Date: 07/01/2000
Record Last Revised: 12/22/2005
Record Created: 09/26/2003
Record Released: 09/26/2003
Record ID: 64826

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

WATER SUPPLY AND WATER RESOURCES DIVISION

TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION BRANCH