Issue Date: May 7, 2012
Monitoring Required For Drinking Water
Hexavalent chromium, six perfluorocarbons, and seven sex hormones are among the 28 chemicals that utilities will have to test for in drinking water under a rule EPA finalized last week. Between 2013 and 2015, some 6,000 public water systems will monitor the chemicals as well as enteroviruses and noroviruses, the agency says. The data collected “will provide EPA with invaluable information about what municipalities are seeing in their drinking . . .
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