Control of Microorganisms in Drinking Water

by Srinivasa Lingireddy,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0635-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0635-9 (ISBN-10), 2002, Soft Cover, Pg. xi, 301
22 cm., Prepared by the Water Supply Engineering Technical Committee of the Infrastructure Council
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Document Type: Book

Abstract: Topics include: risks posed by pathogens in drinking water; microbially-mediated corrosion and water quality deterioration; indicator concept and its application in water supply; removal of organisms by flocculation/sedimentation; air stripping and aeration; slow sand filtration; rapid sand filtration; granular activated carbon/biological activated carbon; control of microorganisms in drinking water by pressure-driven membrane processes; general kinetics of disinfection processes; chlorine and chloramines; chlorine dioxide in drinking water treatment; ultraviolet disinfection; ozone disinfection in drinking water; and emerging pathogens of concern in drinking water.

Subject Headings: Water pressure | Water supply | Water quality | Drinking water | Microbes | Soil pressure | Chlorine


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