Mededeling - Mededeling 087

Effects of soil contaminants and piping materials on drinking water quality (Engels)


At the end of 1980, the public drinking water
supply in the Netherlands was confronted with
methylbromide in drinking water in the vicinity of
greenhouses. Methylbromide was used for disinfec-
ting the soil and was introduced into the soil as a
gas for that purpose. In this soil polyethylene
(PE) pipes had been laid at a shallow depth by the
owners of the greenhouses. As a consequence of this
incident KIWA carried out an investigation into the
permeation of methylbromide through PE and PVC

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