Modeling benzene permeation through drinking water high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes.

  title={Modeling benzene permeation through drinking water high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes.},
  author={Feng Mao and Say Kee Ong and James A. Gaunt},
  journal={Journal of water and health},
  volume={13 3},
Organic compounds such as benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene and o-, m-, and p-xylene from contaminated soil and groundwater may permeate through thermoplastic pipes which are used for the conveyance of drinking water in water distribution systems. In this study, permeation parameters of benzene in 25 mm (1 inch) standard inside dimension ratio (SIDR) 9 high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes were estimated by fitting the measured data to a permeation model based on a combination of equilibrium… 

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