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March 2008: Volume 50, Number 3

Estimating Consequences of Toxic Water Exposures
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.

Drinking water standards are set to a level below which the risk of exposure to toxic contaminants is acceptable to the public while being practical for the treatment facility to achieve and the monitoring/regulatory agency to evaluate and enforce.

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For earlier columns in this category, click on the link below or hit the 'List All' button.
NDMA -- An Emerging Waterborne Contaminant  February 2008
Preventing Hepatitis A Infections--A Multibarrier Approach to Success  January 2008
Water Quality Monitoring--Lessons from the Developing Word  December 2007
Harmful Water-Based Amoeba in the News Again  November 2007
New Website Provides Essential Drinking Water Information  October 2007
Eliminating the Fiery Serpent Dracunculus medinensis  September 2007
Legionella Disease Transmission and Role of Potable Water Systems  August 2007
The Role of Reverse Osmosis in Reducing Arsenic Exposures  July 2007
Immigration and Infectious Disease: Increases in Neurocysticercosi  June 2007
A New Tool for Tracking the Public Health Impact of Drinking Water Contaminants  May 2007
Water Quality and Acceptable Risk - Are We Safe Enough?  April 2007
Vulnerabilities of the Drinking Water Distribution System  March 2007