Project #77

Deterioration of Water Quality in Distribution Systems

$156,000
Completed
Principal Investigator
Hugh
Hanson
Research Manager
Marty Allen
Contractor
ARCADIS
Water Quality
Distribution System Management
Corrosion
Microbes & Pathogens
Constituents of Emerging Concern (CECs)

Abstract

Describes reasons for and extent of water quality deterioration in water distribution systems with different sources and qualities of water. Suggests ways to minimize adverse quality changes, based on examination of corrosion rates and by-products, heavy metals, dissolved gases, and microbiological parameters. Published in 1987.