Skip to main content

Carbon filtration of EDB-contaminated well water: A one-year study

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. Bell Jr FA, Perry DL, Smith JK, Lynch SC (1984) Studies on home water treatment systems. J Am Water Works Assoc 76:126–130

    Google Scholar 

  2. Brown Jr AF (1984) Ethylene dibromide: its use, hazards, recent regulatory action. J Environ Health 46:220–225

    Google Scholar 

  3. Higgins TE, Romanow S (1987) Treatment processes for contaminated groundwater — three case studies. Hazard Waste Hazard Mater 4:307–323

    Google Scholar 

  4. Mackay DM, Roberts PV, Cherry JA (1985) Transport of organic contaminants in groundwater. Environ Sci Technol 19:384–392

    Google Scholar 

  5. Mayer JR, Lacher Jr TE, Elkins MR, Thorn CJ (1991) Temporal variation of ethylene dibromide (EDB) in an unconfined aquifer, Whatcom County, Washington USA: a twenty-seven month study. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 47:368–373

    Google Scholar 

  6. Simpson MM (1984) Ethylene dibromide. Science Policy Research Division, Congressional Research Service Report IP280, Feb 15. Library of Congress. Washington, DC

  7. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (1989) 17th ed., American Public Health Association, Washington, DC

  8. Taylor RH, Allen MJ, Geldreich EE (1979) Testing of home use carbon filters. J Am Water Works Assoc 71:577–579

    Google Scholar 

  9. United States Department of Commerce (1988) Methods for the determination of organic compounds in drinking water. National Technical Information Service: EPA-600/4-88/039

  10. United States Environmental Protection Agency (1981) Ethylene dibromide: position document 2/3. Office of Pesticide Programs

  11. United States Environmental Protection Agency (1984) National primary drinking water regulations: volatile synthetic organic chemicals. 40 CFR Part 141 [OW-FRL-2514-3]

  12. Washington State Department of Ecology (1989) Agricultural chemicals pilot study interim report

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to J. Richard Mayer.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Mayer, J.R., Elkins, N.R. Carbon filtration of EDB-contaminated well water: A one-year study. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 48, 651–655 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00195983

Download citation

Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Filtration
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Carbon Filtration