February 2003
Volume 45 Number 2

Waterborne Contaminants: Emerging Issues—Copper, Chloramines and Water Conditioners
by Dick Chmielewski and Peter Meyers   Pages: 

Recently, a handful of portable exchange deionization (PEDI) operators in California were cited for excessive discharges of copper. How and why could this happen when the general use of the portable exchange tanks was treatment of potable water, not copper-containing wastewaters? Here’s an explanation and some suggestions...

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