A previous article explained the difference between ammonium and ammonia, the relationship between the two nitrogen forms and the implication of a combined (ammonium-N plus ammonia-N) analysis related to water quality criteria for aquatic life. This article focuses on the implication of ammonia and ammonium for chlorination of drinking water.
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Sawyer, John E., "Surface Waters: Ammonium is Not Ammonia – Part 2" (2008). Integrated Crop Management News. 928.
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