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esm223_11_Reading_Keller_presentation_MTBE

esm223_11_Reading_Keller_presentation_MTBE - Research on...

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1 Research on MTBE Remediation Alternatives Arturo A. Keller Bren School of Environmental Science and Management University of California, Santa Barbara Presented at 12th Annual National UST/LUST Conference, 2000 Extent of Contamination of Drinking Water Supplies in CA z Data available: 43% of 245 drinking water reservoirs y 26 waterbodies showed concentrations above 5 ug/L y 13 waterbodies showed concentrations above 14 ug/L y MTBE monitoring data is trickling in z Groundwater contamination y 35 public drinking water wells with MTBE contamination y Potential for 0.3 to 1.2% of drinking water wells: x 60 to 160 public water supplies x 1000 to 5000 private water supplies y 2,100 LUFT sites with MTBE above 100 ug/L + 250 more y 200 to 880 new LUFT sites with MTBE per year in the future
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