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Effects of tap water processing on the concentration of disinfection by-products

Rahman, Bayzidur; Cowie, Christine T; Driscoll, Tim; Clements, Mark; Armstrong, Bruce K


Aim: This study examined the effects on disinfection by-product (DBP) concentrations of common household methods for processing drinking water. Methods: We investigated the effects of refrigerator storage, jug filtering, boiling in an electric kettle, and supply from an instant boiling water unit, with or without filtering, on four species of trihalomethanes (THMs) and nine species of haloacetic acids (HAAs) in water ready for consumption in Sydney, Australia. Water samples were processed in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Water and Health
DOI: 10.2166/wh.2011.155


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