Water Quality in Arizona. Team 6. Bingquan Zhao, Kaiyuan Zhang, Feng Yang , Hannah Six ， Chenyang Wang, Zelin Shao. Overview. Water supplies for Arizona Pollution Hazards Government Standards Current Technologies for water pollution control
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Water Quality in Arizona
Team 6. Bingquan Zhao, Kaiyuan Zhang, Feng Yang, Hannah Six，Chenyang Wang, Zelin Shao
The Colorado River
Surface Water ( other than Colorado River)
8 million acre-feet or 2.3 trillion gallons annually
Diseases that can be spread by chemical pollutants
Carcinogenic problems (by Nitrosamine)
Damage to central nervous system (by Phthalates)
Intestinal disorders (by Polychlorinated biphenyls)
Anaemia, bone marrow damage, leukaemia (by Benzene)
Disorders of liver, bone and circulatory system, birth anomalies (by Vinyl chloride)
The Safe Drinking Water Act
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets standards for drinking water quality and oversees the states, localities, and water suppliers who implement those standards.
The U.S. EPA has set standards for more than 80 primary contaminants that may occur in drinking water and pose a risk to human health
Preventing leakage of lubrication oil into rivers or lakes.
Promoting clean production and built high-tech industry to reduce waste and pollution
Building man-made water flow management system to enhances the self-purifying ability.
Setting the inspected program to check water situation.
Issuing permits to protect water sources.