Copper in drinking water, Nebraska, 1994.

  title={Copper in drinking water, Nebraska, 1994.},
  author={Sharunda D Buchanan and Robert A Diseker and Thomas Sinks and Donald R. Olson and Jerry Daniel and T Flodman},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  volume={5 4},
In 1993, the levels of copper (Cu) in much of Nebraska's drinking water exceeded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) action level of 1.3 mg/L. To determine the association of copper with gastrointestinal (GI) illness in August 1994 the authors interviewed persons living in households with 1993 Cu levels > 3 mg/L (51 households), 2-3 mg/L (54 households), and < 1.3 mg/L (43 households). Cases were defined as persons who had experienced the rapid onset of vomiting or nausea with… CONTINUE READING

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