Una aproximación a la evaluación de subproductos de la desinfección en aguas para consumo humano en municipalidades de Colombia

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Juan Pablo González G.
Jhon Huertas
José L. Sepulveda


Este estudio se realizo a partir de información del monitoreo a las concentraciones de trihalometanos Totales en diferentes puntos de la planta de tratamiento de agua potable y/o de la red de distribución de tres principales acueductos de Colombia, (Bogotá, Medellín y Bucaramanga), algunos datos fueron suministrados por las empresas prestadoras del servicio y otros fueron tomados en campo con un electrodo de medición directa; esto con el fin de investigar la interacción entre diferentes parámetros como pH, turbiedad, cloro residual y temperatura del agua en las redes de acueducto y la formación de subproductos de la desinfección denominados Trihalometanos (THM's). Se observaron importantes correlaciones entre cofactores y el aumento en las concentraciones de THM's en las redes de acueducto; esto permitirá mejorar las técnicas de monitoreo empleadas actualmente para el monitoreo de estos compuestos.

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Juan Pablo González G., Universidad Santo Tomás seccional Tunja

Magister en Ingeniería Civil, Especialista en Ingeniería Ambiental, Facultad de Ingeniería Civil. Universidad Santo Tomás Tunja, Grupo de Investigaciones Ambiental y Civil en Ingeniería ACI - Tunja - Boyacá Colombia.


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