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Haloforms and Related Compounds in Drinking Water : Handbook of Environmental Chemistry / Water Pollution - Anastasia Nikolaou

Haloforms and Related Compounds in Drinking Water

Handbook of Environmental Chemistry / Water Pollution

By: Anastasia Nikolaou (Editor), P. Andrzejewski (Contribution by), W. Elshorbagy (Contribution by), F. H. Frimmel (Contribution by), S. K. Golfinopoulos (Contribution by)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9783540404217
Number Of Pages: 221

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Drinking water quality has been a matter of concern for several decades. Disinfection of drinking water improves its microbiological quality and prevents disease outbreaks. However, continuously increasing scientific research concerns the presence of organic and inorganic contaminants in water. Many of these compounds, named haloforms, originate from the procedure of disinfection, being formed during reactions of disinfectants with natural organic matter present in water. Haloforms may possess carcinogenic or mutagenic properties; therefore minimization of their concentrations in drinking water is a critical issue. Regulatory measures are becoming more and more stringent, as new health effects become known and optimized high-sensitivity analytical methodologies are being developed. Up-to-date research findings concerning all these aspects have been collected, critically reviewed, summarized, and are presented and discussed in the present book.

F.H. Frimmel: Formation of Haloforms in Drinking Water
Formation of Brominated Organic Compounds in Chlorinated Drinking Water
MX and Other Potentially Hazardous Chlorinated By-products
Formation of Ozonation By-products
Fate and Transport of Haloforms in Water Distribution Systems
Health Effects of Haloforms in Drinking Water and Strategies for Their Control
Analytical Methods for Determination of Haloforms in Drinking Water
Occurrence and Regulation of Chlorination By-Products in Drinking Water
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ISBN: 9783540404217
ISBN-10: 354040421X
Series: Handbook of Environmental Chemistry / Water Pollution
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 221
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.11 x 16.38  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.47