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The Decontamination for Building Plumbing Systems - Analysis and Procedures



Stephen J. Treado


This report describes the results of measurements and analysis of methods to decontaminate building plumbing systems in the event of the accidental or intentional introduction of undesirable substances via the water supply system. The work described was conducted as part of the second phase of a project evaluating the accumulation and removal of contaminants from building plumbing systems.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7448
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building plumbing systems, contaminants, decontamination, flushing, water quality


Treado, S. (2007), The Decontamination for Building Plumbing Systems - Analysis and Procedures, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 23, 2024)


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Created September 30, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017