Air Stripping of Chloroform from Water

by Nicole Houel,
Robert E. Selleck, (A.M.ASCE),
Frank H. Pearson, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 4, Pg. 777-781

Document Type: Journal Paper


The Environmental Protection Agency recently promulgated interim regulations requiring the reduction of trihalomethane compounds to 100 μg/I as chloroform or below in many public drinking water supplies. Such substances generally exhibit a significant vapor pressure in the warmer areas of the United States, suggesting the use of liquid-gas transfer processes for their removal.

Subject Headings: Stripping (chemical) | Water management | Federal government | Trihalomethanes | Water supply | Drinking water | Water pressure | United States

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