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Report of Phase One Measurement and Analysis of Building Water System Contamination and Decontamination

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Author(s)

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

Abstract

This report describes the results of the first phase of a research project to evaluate how contaminants accidentally or intentionally introduced into the water supply might accumulate in building plumbing systems, and how these contaminants might be removed should accumulation occur. The report discusses the progress to date, including a review of relevant scientific literature, and analytical overview, the development of measurement methods, measurement results and analysis, preliminary modeling and characterization methods, and measurement issues.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7351
Report Number
7351

Keywords

buildings, contaminants, piping, plumbing, water distribution

Citation

Treado, S. , Kedzierski, M. , Watson, S. , Bentz, D. , Martys, N. and Cole, K. (2006), Report of Phase One Measurement and Analysis of Building Water System Contamination and Decontamination, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed July 20, 2024)

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Created July 3, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017