What are the meanings of the terms MCL, Action Level, and recommended limit regarding Safe Drinking Standards?

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What are the meanings of the terms MCL, Action Level, and recommended limit regarding Safe Drinking Standards?

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* A MCL, or Maximum Contaminant Level, means the maximum permissible level of a primary contaminant that is allowed in drinking water in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and corresponding regulations. * Action levels mean the concentrations of certain primary contaminants (i.e., lead and copper) in drinking water at which treatment requirements may be initiated by the Federal Safe Drinking Water Regulations. * Recommended upper limit means the optimum range for secondary contaminants (i.e., iron, manganese and pH) in accordance with the New Jersey State Drinking Water Regulations.

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• A MCL, or Maximum Contaminant Level, means the maximum permissible level of a primary contaminant that is allowed in drinking water in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and corresponding regulations. • Action levels mean the concentrations of certain primary contaminants (i.e., lead and copper) in drinking water at which treatment requirements may be initiated by the Federal Safe Drinking Water Regulations. • Recommended upper limit means the optimum range for secondary contaminants (i.e., iron, manganese and pH) in accordance with the New Jersey State Drinking Water Regulations. back to topic Q2: Some of literature refers to point-of-entry (POE) and point-of-use (POU) treatment, what is the difference? A2: Point-of-entry (POE) devices are installed where the water supply enters the home. POE treatment devices consist of equipment applied to water entering the house or building for the purpose of reducing contaminants in all water distributed throughout the house or buildin

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