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Trace Element Levels in Southern New Jersey Drinking Waters

  • S. A. Katz
  • D. M. Scheiner
Part of the Progress in Analytical Chemistry book series (PAC)

Abstract

The New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection has established potable water standards for use in the administration of the laws and regulations relating to water used for drinking and/or cooking purposes within the State (1). These standards require the owner of a public supply assure that the water is periodically tested for bacteriological quality and make the results of these tests available to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the New Jersey Department of Health or the local board of health. Although the potable water standards include a section on chemical quality, no direct statements are made regarding responsibility for determining chemical quality, the frequency of chemical evaluations or the agency to which the results of the chemical quality evaluations are to be reported. Considering the lack of a direct statement in the standards, the large number of municipalities in the State and the complexities of local, county and state authorities, we initiated a survey of the chemical quality of potable water in southern New Jersey.

Keywords

Zinc Level Iron Level Public Supply Public Water Supply Fluoride Level 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Katz
    • 1
  • D. M. Scheiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityCamdenUSA

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