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Building Plumbing System Decontamination - First Report on Recommendations

Published

Author(s)

Stephen J. Treado, Mark A. Kedzierski, Stephanie S. Watson, Nicos Martys, Kenneth D. Cole

Abstract

This report summarizes the measurement results and recommended procedures for responding to building plumbing system contamination incidents and restoring the water system to safe operation. The recommendations are based on analysis of the results of a measurement and modelling research project investigated contamination and decontamination issues related to building plumbing systems.
Citation
Technical Note (NIST TN) - 1652
Report Number
1652

Keywords

contamination, decontamination, flushing, piping, plumbing, water supply

Citation

Treado, S. , Kedzierski, M. , Watson, S. , Martys, N. and Cole, K. (2009), Building Plumbing System Decontamination - First Report on Recommendations, Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=861645 (Accessed July 27, 2021)
Created September 6, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017