Water Sanitation Health

Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality, 2nd edition


Addendum to Volume 1 - Recommendations

WHO., Geneva, 1998
ISBN 92 4 154514 3

This Addendum to Volume 1 of the second edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality contains guideline values for a number of chemical substances that may be found in drinkingwater, including inorganic substances (aluminium, boron, copper, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, and uranium), organic substances (edetic acid, microcystin-LR, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons), pesticides (bentazone, carbofuran, cyanazine, 1,2-dibromoethane, 2,4-dichlorphenoxyacetic acid, 1,2-dichloropropane, diquat, glyphosate, pentachlorophenol, and terbuthylazine), and a disinfectant by-product (chloroform).

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