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Alphabetical List of Water Contaminants with
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MNOPRSTVX
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Contaminants that start with A - Back to Start
AlachlorAmmonia (NH4)Arsenic (As+5)
Arsenic (As+3)Arsenic [total dissolved (As+3 + As+5)]Asbestos (fibers > 10 um in length)
AtrazineAtenolol 

Contaminants that start with B - Back to Start
BacteriostasisBarium (Ba+2)Benzene
Bicarbonate (HCO3-1)Boron (B+3)Bromine (Br-1)
Bacteria (Raoultella terrigena, ATCC 33257)Bisphenol A 

Contaminants that start with C - Back to Start
Cadmium (Cd+2)CarbofuranCarbon tetrachloride
ChloramineChlordaneChloride (Cl-1)
Chlorine [free (Cl0)]ChlorobenzeneChromium (Cr+3)
Chromium (Cr+6)Copper (Cu+2)Cysts

Contaminants that start with D - Back to Start
D-2,4DibromochloropropaneDichlorobenzene-o
Dichlorobenzene-pDinitrotoluene-2,4Dinitrotoluene-2,6
DinosebDisinfection 

Contaminants that start with E - Back to Start
EndrinEthylbenzeneEthylene dibromide
Efficiency Rated Water SoftenerEstrone 

Contaminants that start with F - Back to Start
Fluoride (F-1)Free chlorine injection (pellet)Fluoxetine

Contaminants that start with H - Back to Start
Hardness (Ca+2 + Mg+2)Heptachlor (H-34, heptox)Heptachlor epoxide
Heterotrophic plate count bacteria(non-pathogenic)Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) 

Contaminants that start with I - Back to Start
Iron [dissolved (Fe+2)]Iron [particulate (Fe+3)]Ibuprofen

Contaminants that start with L - Back to Start
Lead (Pb+2)Lindane 

Contaminants that start with M - Back to Start
Magnesium (Mg+2)Manganese [dissolved (Mn+2)]Mercury (Hg+2)
MethoxychlorMethyl tert-butyl ether (MtBE)Material Safety Only
Molybdenum (Mo+4/Mo+6)  

Contaminants that start with N - Back to Start
Nitrate (NO3-)Nitrite (NO2-)Naxopren
Nonylphenol  

Contaminants that start with O - Back to Start
Organic chemicals (chloroform surrogate)  

Contaminants that start with P - Back to Start
Particulates (0.5-< 1 um)Particulates (1.0-< 5 um)Particulates (5.0-< 15 um)
Particulates (15-< 30 um)Particulates (30-< 50 um)Perchlorate
ph adjustment (low)Polychlorinated biphenyls [PCBs (Arochlor 1260)]Particulates (> 25um)
Particulates (>/= 30 to Particulates (>/= 40 to Particulates (>/= 20 um)
ProgesteronePerfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA)Phenytoin 

Contaminants that start with R - Back to Start
Radium 226/228Radon 222 

Contaminants that start with S - Back to Start
Selenium (Se+4 + Se+6)SimazineSodium (Na+1)
Strontium 84/86/87/88StyreneSulfate (SO4-2)

Contaminants that start with T - Back to Start
TP (Silvex)-2,4,5TanninTetrachloroethylene
TolueneTotal dissolved solids (NaCl)Toxaphene
TrichloroethyleneTotal Trihalomethanes [THMs (chloroform surrogate)Total Iron [dissolved (Fe+2) + particulate (Fe+3)]
Total Manganese [ dissolved (Mn+1) + particulate]Trimethoprim 

Contaminants that start with V - Back to Start
Vinyl chlorideVirus (MS-2 Coliphage, ATCC 15597-B1) 

Contaminants that start with X - Back to Start
Xylenes  

Contaminants that start with Z - Back to Start
Zinc (Zn+2)