To examine the virucidal effects of various materials used for tubing in domestic water supply systems, experiments have been carried out that examine the recovery percentages of five viruses allowed to flow through pipes made from “aged” samples of five plumbing materials. Most materials had only modest virucidal effect, but copper produced significant reductions in levels of all five viruses.
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Research Article| July 01 1995
Domestic plumbing materials and their effect on viruses
K. O. Colquhoun;
Water Sci Technol (1995) 32 (1): I–III.
S. Timms, K. O. Colquhoun, J. Slade, C. R. Fricker; Domestic plumbing materials and their effect on viruses. Water Sci Technol 1 July 1995; 32 (1): I–III. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.1995.0001
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