This new book covers drinking water regulations such as disinfectant by-products, synthetic organics, inorganic chemicals, microbiological contaminants, volatile organic chemicals, radionuclides, fluoride, toxicological approaches to setting new national drinking water regulations, and trihalomethanes. In addition, organic and inorganic compounds scheduled to be regulated in 1989 and new candidates for the 1990s regulations are detailed.
Table of Contents
Achieving Safe Drinking Water: Summary and Recommendations.
Historical Development of the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations.
Current National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for Volatile Organic Chemicals.
National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for Synthetic Organic Chemicals, Inorganic Chemicals, and Microbiological Contaminants.
National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for Radionuclides.
Issues in Developing National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for Disinfection and Disinfection By-Products.
National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for Additional Contaminants to be Regulated by 1989.
Chemicals for Regulation by 1991 and Beyond.
Office of Drinking Water's Health Advisory Program.
Compliance by Public Water Supply Systems with National Priority Drinking Water Regulations.
Drinking Water Quality and Water Treatment Practices: Charting the Future.
APPENDIX-Safe Drinking Water Act as Amended by the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986 (Complete).
Edward J. Calabrese is a board-certified toxicologist who is professor of Toxicology at the University of Massachusetts School of Health Sciences, Amherst.