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Microbiology of Activated Sludge

Edited By: L Blackall and RJ Seviour

422 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #106985 | ISBN: 0412793806
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Presents a comprehensive review of what is currently known about the general microbiology of activated sludge and some of the bacteria responsible for the major operational problems encountered.


Preface. 1. Introduction to the microorganisms found in activated sludge processes; R.J. Seviour, L.L. Blackall. 2. The activated sludge process; R.J. Seviour, et al. 3. The normal microbial communities of activated sludge plants; R.J. Seviour. 4. Factors affecting the occurrence of filamentous bacteria in activated sludge plants; R.J. Seviour. 5. Current taxonomic status of filamentous bacteria found in activated sludge plants; R.J. Seviour, L.L. Blackall. 6. Bulking; L.L. Blackall. 7. Foaming; J. Soddell. 8. The microbiology of nitrogen removal in activated sludge systems; L.L. Blackall, P. Burrell. 9. Microbiological aspects of phosphorus removal in activated sludge systems; P.I. Bond, G.N. Rees. 10. Practical methods for the examination and characterization of activated sludge; K.C. Lindrea, et al. 11. Descriptions of the filamentous bacteria causing bulking and foaming in activated sludge plants; E.M. Seviour, et al. Flossary, References. Index.

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