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Record nummer 1909858
Titel Chemical identification, toxological assessment and prediction of behaviour in drinking water treatment systems : pilot study of two selected compounds in surface water and groundwater
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[authors: Ariadne C. Hogenboom, Minne Heringa, Anneke Abrahamse]
Auteur(s) Hogenboom, A.C. ; Heringa, M. ; Abrahamse, A.
Uitgever Nieuwegein : KWR Watercycle Research Institute
Jaar van uitgave 2008
Pagina's 31 p fig., tab
Annotatie(s) BTO 2008.043. - Projectnr. B111650 F01
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Trefwoorden (cab) waterkwaliteit / drinkwater / watervoorraden / oppervlaktewater / grondwater / besmetters / screenen / monitoring / risicoschatting
Rubrieken Watervoorziening
Publicatie type Boek
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) The screening of resources for drinking water is an essential step to obtain information on the quality of the water, in particular the presence of emerging (un)known contaminants. However, screening is just a first step in the full assessment of whether or not a compound forms a potential threat to the drinking water quality. Additional steps that are required include (1) the chemical identification, quantification and chemical characterization, (2) a toxicological assessment and (3) a treatment efficiency assessment (prediction of behaviour in drinking water treatment processes). A reliable risk assessment of the relevance of contaminants for the drinking water can only be achieved if all steps have been performed. This stepwise process was applied to two selected unknown compounds, i.e. one that has been detected frequently in surface water during the past few years and another one frequently observed in groundwater. The present report describes the results of this approach and provides recommendations for monitoring and additional research
Betrokken instanties KWR, Watercycle Research Institute
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