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Common Pipe Material Can Form Harmful Chemicals in Drinking Water

News   Dec 04, 2020 | Original story from the University of California - Riverside

 
Common Pipe Material Can Form Harmful Chemicals in Drinking Water

The rusted interior of this water pipe contains chromium that reacts with residual water disinfectants to form carcinogenic hexavalent chromium. Credit: Water Chemistry and Technology Lab/UCR.

 
 
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