Project #2776

Risk Communication for Emerging Contaminants

$261,396
Completed
Principal Investigator
Rebecca
Parkin
Research Manager
India Williams
Contractor
George Washington University
Utility Management
Compounds of Emerging Concern (CECs)
Monitoring
Customer Relations & Stakeholder Engagement

Abstract

Develops, tests, and evaluates proactive strategies and tools for utilities to identify and track emerging drinking water contaminants (e.g., endocrine disruptors, pharmaceuticals, MTBE [methyl tertiary-butyl ether], radon, etc.). Also provides strategies and tools for utilities to proactively and effectively communicate information to the public about the emerging contaminants. Published in 2004.

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