TOC Northern MO.jpgTotal Organic Carbon in Northern Missouri Public Water Supplies, 1980 and 1989.


Removal of Total Organic Carbon from Drinking Water Supplies - Part 1

 

Regulations requiring the removal of a portion of naturally-occurring organic carbon compounds from drinking water supplies have created new, and sometimes difficult, challenges for many water utilities.

 

Part 1 of the attached technical review considers the composition of total organic carbon, its measurement, and USEPA regulations governing its removal. Data is provided on TOC concentrations in Missouri and Illinois drinking waters derived from various water sources.