Total Organic Carbon or TOC is a measurement of the amount of organic carbon present in water.
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
In the drinking water industry, Total Organic Carbon is an important parameter that is often used as a general indication of water quality. Strict regulations are applied in many countries as elevated TOC levels have been directly associated with increased disinfection by-product (DBP) formation in the treatment process and bacterial regrowth in the distribution systems. In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Stage 2 DBPR has set requirements for TOC removal based on source water characteristics.
TOC is also used in the industrial sector as a general water quality index and indicator of contamination.
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