Municipal Affairs and Environment

Best Management Practices for the Control of Disinfection by-Products in Drinking Water Systems in Newfoundland and Labrador

This report provides information on disinfection by-products (DBPs), causative factors and their characteristics, corrective measures for reducing DBPs, and an integrated decision making framework for selecting DBP corrective measures. The report focuses on the situation and experiences of smaller communities in Newfoundland and Labrador and is intended for reference by communities, consultants and government. Hydraulic modelling and analysis using EPANET was performed on several water distribution systems in order to evaluate the effectiveness of various DBP corrective measures. Derived from this report are:

  1. Best Management Practices for the Control of Disinfection by-Products
  2. Decision Making Framework for the Selection of DBP Corrective Measures
  3. Checklist of Community Information for Disinfection by-Product Management
Best Management Practices for the Control of Disinfection by-Products in Drinking Water Systems in  Newfoundland  and  Labrador

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