Spatio-temporal variability of tastes and odors of drinking water within a distribution system.


The threshold of human perception in the detection of tastes and odors (T&O) relating to compounds in drinking water is variable. For example, chlorine can be detected at the ppm level and geosmin can be perceived at the ppt level. In this paper, sensory tests (using a human panel), physicochemical analyses (total and free residual chlorine, temperature… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.03.006


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