Drinking Water Problems: MTBE

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
Price
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Overview

This 4-page publication explains how methyl tertiary-butyl ether can contaminate ground water and cause health problems if not filtered properly.

Methyl tertiary-butyl ether, a gasoline additive commonly known as MTBE, can contaminate ground water and cause health problems for those exposed to it for a long time. However, filtering devices can remove this and other additives from well water. (3 graphics, 4 pages)

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