Best available technology


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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

The best technology, treatment techniques, or other means that the US-EPA administrator finds available to water systems – after examination for efficacy under field conditions, and taking cost into consideration for meeting drinking water standards. (Symons et al.)

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Interpretations and Explanations


Symons JM, Bradley LC Jr and Cleveland TC (2000) The Drinking Water Dictionary, American Water Works Association

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)

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