Exploring the Suitability of a Modelling Approach to Estimate Contaminant Occurrence in Drinking Water Sources

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Scientists explored the suitability of the DeFacto Reuse in our Nation’s Consumable Supply (DRINCS) model to estimate the likelihood of contaminants from upstream wastewater discharges to enter drinking water facility intakes.

Research article: Nguyen, T., Westerhoff, P., Furlong, E.T., Kolpin, D.W., Batt, A.L., Mash, H.E., Schenck, K.M., Boone, J.S., Rice, J., and Glassmeyer, S.T., 2018, Modeled de facto reuse and contaminants of emerging concern in drinking water source waters: Journal – American Water Works Association, v. 110, no. 4, p. E2-E18, doi:10.1002/awwa.1052.

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