Survey of Saudi Arabian drinking water for trihalomethanes

Fayad, Nabil; Tawabini, Bassam
February 1991
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Feb1991, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p305
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the determination of trihalomethanes (THMs) concentrations in the drinking water of eight major cities in Saudi Arabia. It used materials and methods including water sample collection, collection of duplicate samples for THMs measurement and Varian 6000 gas chromatograph use. Results show that brominated THMs and bromoform (CHBr3) dominate as the abundant THMs species in the water samples.


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