Description: Water Contamination Incident Response & Recovery Research at EPA’s...
Contamination incidents, whether intentional (terrorist, cyber, criminal, etc.) or unintentional (industrial spills, natural disasters, transportation accidents, etc.), may result in a vast array of interrelated response and recovery activities. These activities may include decontamination and waste management for all aspects of the incident response. Decision-makers for all response groups...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Water Contamination Incident Response & Recovery Research at EPA’s...
Contamination incidents, whether intentional (terrorist, cyber, criminal, etc.) or unintentional (industrial spills, natural disasters, transportation accidents, etc.), may result in a vast array of interrelated response and recovery activities. These activities may include decontamination and waste management for all aspects of incident response. For example, decontamination may result in the use...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Water Contamination Incident Response & Recovery Research at EPA’s...
EPA’s research in detection and response to water and wastewater contaminants takes an applied approach. As depicted in Figure 1, this means it seeks input from end-users and performs research at appropriate scales—bench- to pilot- to full-scale—all with the goal of ensuring the solutions meets the needs.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Water Contamination Incident Response & Recovery Research at EPA’s...
Below are some examples of bench-, pilot-, and field-scale studies for a variety of chemical and biological contaminants. The reader will recognize progression for some topics in terms of scale, whereas other topics for some applications produce results when studied only at one scale.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Water Contamination Incident Response & Recovery Research at EPA’s...
EPA’s NHSRC performs research to support water and wastewater utilities and the response community in recovery efforts from chemical, biological and radiological contamination incidents. By performing research on application-relevant scales, this research provides knowledge and tools to help determine the extent of contamination, potential response strategies, and the effectiveness of...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Water Contamination Incident Response & Recovery Research at EPA’s...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through its Office of Research and Development funded and collaborated in the research described here under Contract EP-C-10-001. It has been subjected to the Agency’s review and has been approved for public release. EPA does not endorse the purchase or sale of any commercial products or services. This project was supported in part by an appointment...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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