Accession Number : ADD005491

Title :   Method for Detecting Contaminants in Water.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McCormack,Lawrence M ; Silvestri,Achille ; Jones,Arthur R , Jr

Report Date : 11 Apr 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent covers a method for rapidly detecting organic pollutants in water utilizing chemical effervescence to accelerate release of contaminants into the atmosphere above the water sample where they can be detected by conventional air pollution detector tubes. An apparatus for detecting contaminants in the atmosphere above the water solution by detector tube is also disclosed.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Water pollution, *Detection, Contaminants, Air pollution, Water chemistry

Subject Categories : Air Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE