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Camelford: Britain’s Forgotten Aluminium Scandal - The ...

2019-4-29  Camelford: Britain’s Forgotten Aluminium Scandal. Last year was the 30th anniversary of Britain’s most infamous pollution event when 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate were inadvertently added to the potable water supplying the town of Camelford, Cornwall. Over 20,000 people were exposed to highly toxic concentrations of aluminium in drinking ...

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Aluminium and Camelford The BMJ

2011-10-30  Aluminium and Camelford. In 2001 the enquiry into the contamination by aluminium sulphate of. the public water supply of a large area of North Cornwall, centred around. the town of Camelford, was re-opened. An independent expert advisory.

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Camelford water poisoning: Aluminium in brain 'beyond ...

2012-3-6  Camelford water poisoning: Aluminium in brain 'beyond belief'. A woman who lived in a town where aluminium sulphate was added to the water supply

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Cross D (1990) The politics of poisoning -The Camelford ...

During the emergency in Camelford, North Cornwall, UK in July 1988, aluminium concentrations in the public drinking water serving 20,000 residents and holiday makers contained up

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Camelford Water Pollution Incident

The Camelford water pollution incident involved the accidental contamination of the drinking water supply to the town of Camelford, Cornwall, England with 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate in July 1988, raising the concentration to 3,000 times the admissible level. As the aluminium sulphate broke down it produced several tonnes of sulphuric acid which "stripped a cocktail of

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Camelford water poisoning accident: serial ...

The serial cognitive assessment of ten individuals made between 8 and 26 months after the water at Camelford in Cornwall was accidentally contaminated with aluminium sulphate, showed consistent evidence of impairment of information processing and memory. There was no obvious relationship between the

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Aluminium Sulfate - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

1988-7-6  Paul Altmann, in Aluminium and Alzheimer's Disease, 2001. Water Contamination by Aluminium — The Camelford Incident. On July 6, 1988, 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate were accidentally emptied into the treated water reservoir at Lowermoor Water Treatment Works, which supplied 20,000 people in the Camelford area of Cornwall.

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Boiling water Camelford water poisoning The Guardian

2001-8-22  When the aluminium sulphate got into the water supply it broke down to release several tons of sulphuric acid. This is a scheduled poison, and administering it to the public is a criminal offence.

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Camelford water poisoning: Calls for new inquiry - BBC News

2018-7-5  Twenty tonnes of aluminium sulphate were tipped into the wrong tank at a treatment works on 6 July 1988, contaminating water to 20,000 homes. Residents in Camelford, Cornwall, reported a range of ...

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Camelford Water Pollution – 1988 – Devastating Disasters

2022-1-7  This resulted in a massive overdose of aluminum sulphate entering Camelford’s water supply – over 3000 times the maximum permitted amount, a

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Camelford water poisoning accident: serial ...

The serial cognitive assessment of ten individuals made between 8 and 26 months after the water at Camelford in Cornwall was accidentally contaminated with aluminium sulphate, showed consistent evidence of impairment of information processing and memory. There was no obvious relationship between the

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(PDF) Rapid Response to: Wise J. Campagners criticise ...

Emergency response to the 1988 Camelford (UK) aluminium sulphate poisoning incident was deliberately blocked by the Department of Health in order to

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Boiling water Camelford water poisoning The Guardian

2001-8-22  When the aluminium sulphate got into the water supply it broke down to release several tons of sulphuric acid. This is a scheduled poison, and administering it to the public is a criminal offence.

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Aluminium Sulfate - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

1988-7-6  Paul Altmann, in Aluminium and Alzheimer's Disease, 2001. Water Contamination by Aluminium — The Camelford Incident. On July 6, 1988, 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate were accidentally emptied into the treated water reservoir at Lowermoor Water Treatment Works, which supplied 20,000 people in the Camelford area of Cornwall.

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Camelford Water Pollution – 1988 – Devastating Disasters

2022-1-7  This resulted in a massive overdose of aluminum sulphate entering Camelford’s water supply – over 3000 times the maximum permitted amount, a concentration that stripped all sorts of other chemicals from lead and copper

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Disturbance of cerebral function in people exposed to ...

1999-9-25  Objective: To establish whether people exposed to drinking water contaminated with 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate in the Camelford area of Cornwall in the south west of England in July 1988 had suffered organic brain damage as opposed to psychological trauma only. Design: Retrospective study of affected people. Participants: 55 affected people and 15 siblings

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Is aluminium really a silent killer? - Telegraph

2012-3-5  In July 1988, a relief lorry driver mistakenly added 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate to drinking water at the Lowermoor treatment works near Camelford, Cornwall.

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Open University - Camelford Case Study Science for ME

2018-12-5  A mistake in July 1988 saw 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate added to drinking water in Camelford, Cornwall. Discovering the cause of the incident, and reacting, called for clear thinking; it's a strong example of how systems thinking can rise to the occasion in a crisis.

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Airborne aluminium exposure - The Hippocratic Post

2017-6-26  The dangers of airborne aluminium exposure may yet be felt by the Grenfell survivors and nearby residents of Grenfell Tower. To see why, we need to look back to a recent disastrous case of mass aluminium poisoning. In 1988 twenty tonnes of aluminium sulphate were inadvertently added to the potable water supply serving Camelford in north Cornwall.

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Britain's worst mass water poisoning happened 30 years

2018-7-8  Twenty tonnes of aluminium sulphate were mistakenly dumped into the wrong water tank at the Lowermoor treatment plant, near Camelford, by a relief lorry driver. The chemical - used to treat cloudy ...

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The Aluminum Sulfate Disaster At Camelford

The Aluminum Sulfate Disaster At Camelford . By James Donahue . It was one morning in July, 1988, that residents along the Camelford Reservoir in the Cornish area of England, woke up to find the water coming from their taps flowing an unusual blue and the tea in their cups curdling.

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Camelford water poisoning accident: serial ...

The serial cognitive assessment of ten individuals made between 8 and 26 months after the water at Camelford in Cornwall was accidentally contaminated with aluminium sulphate, showed consistent evidence of impairment of information processing and memory. There was no obvious relationship between the

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(PDF) Rapid Response to: Wise J. Campagners criticise ...

Emergency response to the 1988 Camelford (UK) aluminium sulphate poisoning incident was deliberately blocked by the Department of Health in order to

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Assessment of toxic metal exposure following the

Following the incident of acidic pollution of water by aluminium sulfate centred around Camelford in July 1988, we have carried out a retrospective analysis of the mobilization of toxic metals to residents of the area. An advanced nuclear technique was used to measure trace levels of elements within hair, thus, avo

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Is aluminium really a silent killer? - Telegraph

2012-3-5  In July 1988, a relief lorry driver mistakenly added 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate to drinking water at the Lowermoor treatment works near Camelford, Cornwall.

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Airborne aluminium exposure - The Hippocratic Post

2017-6-26  The dangers of airborne aluminium exposure may yet be felt by the Grenfell survivors and nearby residents of Grenfell Tower. To see why, we need to look back to a recent disastrous case of mass aluminium poisoning. In 1988 twenty tonnes of aluminium sulphate were inadvertently added to the potable water supply serving Camelford in north Cornwall.

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Open University - Camelford Case Study Science for ME

2018-12-5  A mistake in July 1988 saw 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate added to drinking water in Camelford, Cornwall. Discovering the cause of the incident, and reacting, called for clear thinking; it's a strong example of how systems thinking can rise to the occasion in a crisis.

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Aluminum sulfate: Uses, Interactions, Mechanism of Action ...

2015-12-3  Toxicity. Aluminum Sulfate, Hydrated (ACS FCC): ORAL (LD50): Acute: >9000 mg/kg in the mouse MSDS. >9000 mg/kg in the rat MSDS. Acute Toxicity. There is little indication that aluminum is acutely toxic by oral exposure despite it is widely found in foods, drinking water, and many antacid preparations 10.In 1988, a population of about 20 000 citizens of

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Camelford drinking water inquest Wessely Phoenix ...

2014-4-20  The Camelford poisoning happened in July 1988 when a relief delivery driver accidentally added aluminium sulphate, used to treat cloudy water, to the wrong tank at the Lowermoor works. That night the SWWA was inundated with about 900 complaints about dirty, foul-tasting water.

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In 1988, 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate were put into the wrong tank at a water treatment works near Camelford, a small town in the west of England. Aluminium sulphate is routinely used in the treatment of water to clear it of solid particles before other treatment processes are carried out.

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