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- Vegué, Lídia, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental Science & Technology 2016 v.50 no.1 pp. 62-69
- chemical industry; flavor; industrial byproducts; odors; olive oil; surface water; tap water; wastewater treatment; Spain
- ... A study has been carried out to identify the origin of the odorous compounds at trace levels detected in surface waters and in Barcelona’s tap water (NE Spain) which caused consumer complaints. The malodorous compounds were 2,5,5-trimethyl-1,3-dioxane (TMD) and 2-ethyl-5,5-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane (2EDD) which impart a distinctive sickening or olive-oil odor to drinking water at low ng/L levels. Flavo ...