Publisher description for Performance and metal release of non-leaded brass meters, components, and fittings / prepared by Anne Sandvig ... [et al.] ; jointly sponsored by Awwa Research Foundation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


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This project addressedthe issues surrounding the current state of knowledge, testing protocols, performance, regulatory environment, and research gaps pertaining to the widespread use of residential sized non-leaded brass materials in potable water systems. The goal was to synthesize the current state of knowledge through a series of topic papers and then convene experts in the field to develop research needs and priorities. A total of 27 priority issues and research needs were identified, in the following areas: Leaching, Performance, and Product Acceptance Criteria, Costs, Plumbing Code Revisions and Marketplace Enforcement, Education and Technology Transfer, Manufacturing Issues, and Regulatory Impact and Implementation.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Water-pipes -- Maintenance and repair.
Drinking water -- Lead content.