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DBP Rule

 

DBP Rule - Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule

D&DBP RUle

  • (DBP01) DBP Rule – Overview (1282)
  • (DBP02) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting – Job Aids (1283)
  • (DBP10) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting for Chlorine⁄Chloramines (1284)
  • (DBP13) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting for TTHM⁄HAA5 (1285)
  • (DBP14) DBP Rule Violations for Pa. PWSs using Chorine⁄Chloramines (1825)
  • (DBP15) DBP Rule – Maintaining Compliance for Pa. PWSs using Chlorine/Chloramines (1570)
  • (DBP41) Enhanced Coagulation – TOC Monitoring (1281)
  • (PNR11) Public Notification – Violations and Tiers for NCWSs (2333)

DBPs

  1. DBPs - Disinfection Byproducts
    • (DBP01) DBP Rule – Overview (1282)
    • (DBP02) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting – Job Aids (1283)
    • (DBP10) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting for Chlorine⁄Chloramines (1284)
    • (DBP13) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting for TTHM⁄HAA5 (1285)
    • (DBP14) DBP Rule Violations for Pa. PWSs using Chorine⁄Chloramines (1825)
    • (DBP15) DBP Rule – Maintaining Compliance for Pa. PWSs using Chlorine/Chloramines (1570)
    • (DBP20) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting for PWSs Using Chlorine Dioxide (1278)
    • (DBP30) DBP Rule Monitoring and Reporting Requirements for PWSs Using Ozone (1279)
    • (DBP40) Enhanced Coagulation – Basics (1280)
    • (LCR11) LCR – Initial Planning, Monitoring and Reporting (1488)
    • (PNR01) Public Notification – An Introduction for NCWSs (2332)
  2. Compounds, such as HAA5's and TTHM's that form when disinfectants encounter certain organic substances present in raw water. Long term exposure to some disinfectant by-products has been linked to cancer.
    • (DBP43) Jar Testing for Process Control of Conventional Filtration: Part 1 (2019)

DBT

DBT - Design Basis Threat

Description of a specific adversary and mode of attack that has a degree of likelihood of occurring.

  • (SEC01) Securing Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities 2954

Denitrification

An anoxic process that occurs when nitrite or nitrate ions are reduced to nitrogen gas and nitrogen bubbles are formed as a result of this process.

  • (BNR01) Nitrification and Denitrification – An Introduction to Nitrogen Removal (1485)

Denitrifiers

Facultative heterotrophic bacteria (such as Pseudomonas, Bacillus and Achromobacter) that convert nitrate in wastewater to nitrogen gas, given an anoxic environment.

  • (BNR01) Nitrification and Denitrification – An Introduction to Nitrogen Removal (1485)

Denitrifying bacteria

Also known as denitrifiers. Specialized bacteria (such as Pseudomonas and Achromobacter) that convert nitrate in wastewater, into nitrogen gas.

  • (BNR01) Nitrification and Denitrification – An Introduction to Nitrogen Removal (1485)

DEP

DEP - Department of Environmental Protection

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

  • (TCR01) Total Coliform Rule – Overview (1424)
  • (TCR02) Total Coliform Rule – Monitoring And Reporting Requirements (1425)
  • (TCR03) Total Coliform Rule – Maintaining Compliance (1426)

Department of Environmental Protection

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Design Basis Threat

Design Basis Threat (DBT)

Description of a specific adversary and mode of attack that has a degree of likelihood of occurring.

  • (SEC01) Securing Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities 2954

Destabilized

A condition in which the electrical charge of particles has been neutralized.

  • (COA01) Coagulation – Part 1: The Chemistry of Coagulation (1248)
  • (DBP43) Jar Testing for Process Control of Conventional Filtration: Part 1 (2019)

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