Another Craig Water Violation! [2017] - P.O.W. Report

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Another Craig Water Violation! [2017]

Back in March of this year Craig had its first violation [Read about it here] and now unfortunately there is another:

What are Trihalomethanes?

THMs are the byproducts of chlorination of water that contains natural organic matter. A U.S. Environmental ProtectionAgency (EPA) survey shows that THMs are present in most chlorinated water supplies. Event hough they pose a less acute health risk than do waterborne diseases, THMs are still among the important water quality issues.

The most common THM compounds are dibromochloromethane (CHClBr2), bromoform(CHBr3), chloroform (CHCl3), and dichlorobro-momethane (CHCl2Br). The sum of these four compounds is referred to as Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs). [Source]

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