Skip to main content


Buy Article:

$9.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a potent carcinogen that can form within treatment plant during disinfection processes (chlorination or chloramination), particularly during wastewater treatment. California wastewater agencies practicing indirect water reuse are required to meet the 2002 California Action Level of 10 ng/L prior to re-injection. In addition, NDMA influent concentrations have been found to exceed 1000 ng/L at many treatment plants in California and elsewhere. Considerable research is therefore needed to understand NDMA precursors and control methods to better enable water reuse facilities to meet stringent water quality objectives for NDMA. In a two-year applied research study sponsored by the WateReuse Foundation, a diverse team of consultants, university researchers and publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) are currently investigating the effects of residential and industrial precursors on treatment plant influent concentrations, the effects of conventional and advanced treatment processes on NDMA formation and removal, as well as the cost and performance of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and advanced oxidation (UV/H2O2) processes on NDMA destruction. The objectives of this study are summarized in this manuscript, and preliminary findings are also presented.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2003-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more