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Dirty Stream

Technical Guidance on Chemical Contaminants

In this section you will find Parameter Information Sheets containing details of specific contaminants that may be found in PWS. The Technical Manual also contains information on the following chemical contaminants that can be found in private water supplies:

  • metals (aluminium, iron, manganese, lead)
  • arsenic
  • nitrate
  • ammonia
  • pesticides
  • chlorinated solvents
  • disinfection by-products (trihalomethanes, bromate)