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Tech Brief Fact Sheets

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"Tech Briefs" are four-page fact sheets included in On Tap magazine produced by the National Environmental Services Center (NESC). Each fact sheet provides concise, technical information about a drinking water treatment technology or issue relevant to small systems. "Tech Briefs" are written for drinking water professionals, particularly small system operators. Tables and descriptive illustrations are provided, as well as sources for more information.

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A Tech Brief Fact Sheets Package is available. The package holds all the current Tech Briefs in print and new selections can be added to the package as they become available. To order the packet request item Product # DWPKOM36. Please be aware that the prices and availability some of these resources may be changed. To order individual fact sheets please call for availability and pricing. Have the product number provided ready. Shipping charges apply.

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NEW! -- A companion PowerPoint is now available for one of our most popular Tech Briefs on Filter Backwashing.