Effect of Installation Practices on Galvanic Corrosion in Service Lines, Low Flow Rate Sampling for Detecting Water-Lead Hazards, and Trace Metals on Drinking Water Pipeline Corrosion: Lessons in Unintended Consequences
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Reconsidering Lead Corrosion in Drinking Water: Product Testing, Direct Chloramine Attack and Galvanic Corrosion Dudi, Abhijeet (Virginia Tech, 2004-07-22)
The ban on lead plumbing materials in the Safe Drinking Water Act (1986) and the EPA Lead and Copper Rule (1991) have successfully reduced lead contamination of potable water supplies. The success of these regulations ...
Advancing the Understanding of Water Distribution System Corrosion: Effects of Chlorine and Aluminum on Copper Pitting, Temperature Gradients on Copper Corrosion, and Silica on Iron Release Rushing, Jason Clark (Virginia Tech, 2002-07-24)When severe copper pitting problems impacted customers at a large utility, studies were begun to attempt to diagnose the problem and identify potential solutions. A series of tests were conducted to characterize the nature ...