Dear Mr. Park: I am starting a project that will deal with chemical equilibrium and I wanted to determine if there is consensus within USGS and USEPA as to which of these models is most appropriate for problems of this nature. I was told that the client wants to do the work with MINTEQ but I am not sure of his rationale. Are there any pitfalls with using MINTEQ over PHREEQC? I have successfully installed a windows version of MINTEQ that was developed by the Swedish. It seems to operate fine. However the US EPA version of MINTEQ is DOS-based and not compatible with Windows XP. Given what you know please provide opinions about the use of one or both of these programs. Thanks Dave Cercone, P.G. MFG, Inc. 800 Vinial Street Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212-1528 Phone: (412) 321-2278 x122 Fax: (412) 321-2283 Email: dave.cercone@xxxxxxxxxx http://www.mfgenv.com
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