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Catskill Aqueduct Project

Determination of Impacts of Free Chlorine-based Chemical Addition Strategies on the Formation of Disinfection Byproducts

UMass Research Team: Dave Reckhow, Chen Wu, Brendan Avery, Patrick Wittbold

The overall objective is to (1) evaluate the impact of hypochlorite-based biofilm & cleaning strategies on DBP formation and effects on DBP compliance, (2) to evaluate the persistance of hypochlorite, chloramines and chlorine dioxide in the Catskill Aqueduct.

This project is funded by the City of New York Department of Environmental Protection. The prime contractor is Hazen & Sawyer.

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