GENERAL INFORMATION ortho-Dichlorobenzene is a colorless organic liquid with a pleasant, aromatic odor. The greatest use of o-dichlorobenzene is as a chemical intermediate for making agricultural chemicals, primarily herbicides. Other present and past use ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Chlorobenzene is a colorless organic liquid with a faint, almond-like odor. Chlorobenzene is used in the manufacture of other organic chemicals, dyestuffs and insecticides. It is also used a solvent for adhesives, drugs, rubber, paints ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Carbon tetrachloride is a clear heavy organic liquid with a sweet aromatic odor similar to chloroform. Most carbon tetrachloride is used to make chlorofluorocarbon propellants and refrigerants, though this has been declining steadily. ...
Total organic carbon (TOC)
GENERAL INFORMATION Total organic carbon (TOC) is used as a measure of water quality. TOC in source water comes from decaying natural organic matter (NOM) as well as synthetic sources. Humic acids, fulvic acids and urea are examples of NOM. Detergents, ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Phosphorus is commonly found in soil, rocks and plants. Phosphorus is an important fertilizer, but is also present in human and animal wastes, in sludges and in detergents. Phosphorus is relatively immobile in soil and will not reach ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Ammonia is rarely found in unpolluted surface water, but is common at low levels in well water. Water contaminated with sewage, animal wastes or fertilizer runoff may contain elevated levels of ammonia. Ammonia is very soluble in wat ...
GENERAL INFORMATION As ground water moves through bedrock or sand and gravel geologic deposits in the subsurface, it will dissolve different minerals and constituents including chloride. Chloride occurs naturally in ground water as a component of deposite ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Magnesium does not pose a health risk to humans. In fact, calcium and magnesium in your drinking water can help ensure you get the average daily requirements for these minerals in your diet. AESTHETIC ADVISORY Calcium and magnesium are ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Calcium does not pose a health risk to humans. In fact, calcium and magnesium in your drinking water can help ensure you get the average daily requirements for these minerals in your diet. AESTHETIC ADVISORY Calcium and magnesium are c ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Benzene, a volatile organic chemical, is a clear, colorless aromatic liquid. It is highly flammable. It is formed through natural processes, such as volcanoes and forest fires. It is also formed from industrial processes. Benzene is al ...