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Formation of disinfection by-products (DBPs) during booster chlorination - WT1291

The aim of this project is to understand more about the formation of disinfection by-products in drinking water across England and Wales where the water is subject to booster chlorination.

The objectives are to:
1. Obtain and review published and grey literature from across the world and summarise current evidence for the impact of booster chlorination on disinfection by-product formation.
2. Liaise with all water companies in England and Wales to identify sites where booster chlorination is practised and evaluate relevant information the companies may hold
3. Select 20 sites for detailed investigation
4. Complete a monitoring programme to understand the effect of booster chlorination on the formation of disinfection by-products at selected sites including the cause of any changes observed
5. Understand the changes in concentration of the compounds present at selected sites and causes
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : DWI70-2-297   (6136k)
• EXE - Executive Summary : DWI70-2-297exsum   (48k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2014

To: 2016

Cost: £139,995
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Cranfield University
Drinking Water              
Water Quality              
Water Supply              
Fields of Study
Water Quality