Evaluation of innovative arsenic treatment technologies :the arsenic water technology partnership vendors forums summary report.

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The lowering of the drinking water standard (MCL) for arsenic from 50 {micro}g/L to 10 {micro}g/L in January 2006 could lead to significant increases in the cost of water for many rural systems throughout the United States. The Arsenic Water Technology Partnership (AWTP), a collaborative effort of Sandia National Laboratories, the Awwa Research Foundation (AwwaRF) and WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development, was formed to address this problem by developing and testing novel treatment technologies that could potentially reduce the costs of arsenic treatment. As a member of the AWTP, Sandia National Laboratories evaluated cutting-edge commercial products ... continued below

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Everett, Randy L.; Siegel, Malcolm Dean; McConnell, Paul E. & Kirby, Carolyn (Comforce Technical Services, Inc.) September 1, 2006.

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The lowering of the drinking water standard (MCL) for arsenic from 50 {micro}g/L to 10 {micro}g/L in January 2006 could lead to significant increases in the cost of water for many rural systems throughout the United States. The Arsenic Water Technology Partnership (AWTP), a collaborative effort of Sandia National Laboratories, the Awwa Research Foundation (AwwaRF) and WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development, was formed to address this problem by developing and testing novel treatment technologies that could potentially reduce the costs of arsenic treatment. As a member of the AWTP, Sandia National Laboratories evaluated cutting-edge commercial products in three annual Arsenic Treatment Technology Vendors Forums held during the annual New Mexico Environmental Health Conferences (NMEHC) in 2003, 2004 and 2005. The Forums were comprised of two parts. At the first session, open to all conference attendees, commercial developers of innovative treatment technologies gave 15-minute talks that described project histories demonstrating the effectiveness of their products. During the second part, these same technologies were evaluated and ranked in closed sessions by independent technical experts for possible use in pilot-scale field demonstrations being conducted by Sandia National Laboratories. The results of the evaluations including numerical rankings of the products, links to company websites and copies of presentations made by the representatives of the companies are posted on the project website at http://www.sandia.gov/water/arsenic.htm. This report summarizes the contents of the website by providing brief descriptions of the technologies represented at the Forums and the results of the evaluations.

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  • Report No.: SAND2006-5423
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/893130 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 893130
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc876662

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Everett, Randy L.; Siegel, Malcolm Dean; McConnell, Paul E. & Kirby, Carolyn (Comforce Technical Services, Inc.). Evaluation of innovative arsenic treatment technologies :the arsenic water technology partnership vendors forums summary report., report, September 1, 2006; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc876662/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.