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Lead in DC Water

Lead in DC Water

This PowerPoint presentation describes the problem with lead in the drinking water in Washington, DC. The presentation is interesting and well illustrated. It features a discussion of the basic chemistry involved with this problem. The content is potentially useful for high school through university level courses in environmental chemistry. It does not contain any significant amount of material on chemical analysis (lead determinations in water are well covered in other sources), but provides an excellent rationale for the necessity of doing lead analyses.

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