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List of Drinking Water Contaminants & Their Maximum Contaminant Level: Disinfectants


Drinking water contaminants also include disinfectants. What are disinfectants, how are they used, and what are their health effects in drinking water at levels above the maximum residual disinfectant level? What are EPA’s drinking water regulations for disinfectants? In 1974, Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act to control drinking water contaminants. This law requires …

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