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Water Disinfectants & disinfectant by-products

 

Water Disinfectants Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Water Disinfectants:

    • 1.1 Some Q&As and FAQs on water disinfectants
    • 1.2 More information for the non-specialist
    • 1.3 Some water disinfectant news sites
    • 1.4 Some policy-related websites
  2. Other Views
    • 2.1 Is the IPCS report a consensus one?
    • 2.2 Some institutions take a different risk approach

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1. Factual links

1.1 Some Q&As and FAQs on water disinfectants
1.2 More information for the non-specialist
  • An index to drinking water facts by the Australia's Cooperative Research Centre for Water Quality and Treatment (CRC) is presented at:
    www.waterquality.crc.org.au/aboutdw_dwfacts , including documents on water treatment and water safety.
1.3 Some water disinfectant news sites
  • The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) general drinking water information can be accessed through their Ground Water & Drinking Water website:
    www.epa.gov/safewater/ 
1.4 Some policy-related websites
 

2. Other Views

Links in this section have been selected as examples of other views on Water Disinfectants. This list of links is only a sample and it is not suggested that it is complete nor that it is fully representative of all the existing views. GreenFacts asbl takes no position concerning the views expressed in these linked documents.

2.1 Is the IPCS report a consensus one?

Most scientists globally agree with the conclusions of the Executive Summary of the Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) 216: disinfectants and disinfectant by-products , produced in 2000. An other institution having reached similar conclusions:

2.2 Some institutions take a different risk approach

Certain institutions consider that water disinfectants present a quantifiable health risk.


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