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Potential Contamination Due to Cross-Connections and Backflow and the Associated Health Risks

Topics: Water/Wastewater,

The purpose of this report is to examine the contamination risks associated with backflow due to cross-connections in water systems, where non-potable water can flow and mix with potable water. The report discusses health risks and other costs associated with cross-connections and backflow, including different types of pathogenic and chemical contaminants. The report also discusses mitigation and prevention strategies.

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