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Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology

Edited By: Duncan Mara and Nigel J Horan

850 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Academic Press

Hardback | Aug 2003 | #138835 | ISBN: 0124701000
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About this book

Contains reviews covering many of the important issues involving the provision of safe drinking water and in dealing with the threats of aquatic pollution. The introductory chapter covers the basic microbiological principles and is followed by chapters on topics such as water and excreta related diseases, drinking water and wastewater.

...a valuable addition to the general area of ecological and applied microbiology, and editors Mara and Horan have done an excellent job in putting together this volume. -CHOICE (March 2004)


Contents

Basic Microbiology 1 Microbial Nutrition and Basic Metabolism E C S Chan Introduction to Microbes of Sanitary Importance 2 Viruses John Heritage 3 Bacteria Ed Schroeder, 4 Protozoa Nigel Horan 5 Filamentous Fungi In Water Systems Graham Kinsey, Joan Kelley 6 Microbial Flora of the Gut B S Drasar 7 Faecal Indicator Organisms D D Mara 8 Detection, Enumeration and Identification of Environmental Microorganisms of Public Health Significance Howard Kator, Martha Rhodes 9 Fundamentals of Biological Behaviour M C Wentzel, G A Ekama, R E Loewenthal Water and Excreta Related Diseases 10 Microorganisms and Disease R Morris 11 Unitary Environmental Classification of Water and Excreta Related Communicable Diseases D D Mara and R G A Feacham 12 Emerging Waterborne Pathogens Debra E Huffman, Walter Quintero-Betancourt, Joan Rose 13 Health Effects of Water Consumption and Water Quality Pierre Payment 14 Drinking Standards fro the Developing World J Bartram, Guy Howard, Peter Murchie 15 Control of Pathogenic Microorganisms in Wastewater Recycling and Refuse in Agriculture Hillel Shuval and Badri Fattal 16 Developing Risk Assessments of Waterborne Microbial ContaminationsPaul Gale 17 Effluent Discharge Standards David W M Johnstone 18 Health Constraints on the Agricultural Recycling of Wastewater Sludges A Godfrey Microbiology of Wastewater Treatment Introduction to Microbiological Wastewater Treatment 19Fixed Film Processes Paul Lessard 20 Suspended Growth Processes Nigel Horan 21 Low-Cost Treatment Systems D D Mara 22 Anaerobic Treatment Processes Ken Anderson 23 The Nitrogen Cycle and It's Application in Wastewater Treatment C H Wong, G W Barton, J P Barford 24 The Microbiology of Phosphorus Removal in Activated Sludge T E Cloete, M M Ehlers, J van Heerden, B Atkinson 25 Sulphate Reducing Bacteria Oliver J Hao 26 Protozoa as Indicators of Wastewater Treatment EfficiencyPaolo Madoni 27 Biofilm Formation and it's Role in Fixed Film Processes Luis F Melo Behaviour of Pathogens in Wastewater Treatment Processes 28 Viruses in Faeces John Oragui 29 Bacterial Pathogen Removal from Wastewater Treatment Plants Tom Curtis Problems in wastewater treatment processes 30 Activated Sludge Bulking and Foaming: Microbes and Myths R J Foot, M S Robinson 31 Odour Generation Arthur Boon 32 Recalcitrant Organic Compounds J S Knapp, K C A Bromley-Challenor 33The Problems of Heavy Metals in Wastewater Treatment Processes J Binkley and J A Simpson Drinking Water Microbiology 34 Stored Water (Rainjars and Raintanks) John Pinfold 35 Coagulation and Filtration Caroline S Fitzpartick and John Gregory 36 Biofilms in Water Distribution Systems Charmain J Kerr, Keith S Osborn, Alex H Rickard, Geoff D Robson, Pauline S Handley 37 Taste and Odour Problems in Potable Water Esther Ortenberg, Benjamin Telsch 38 Giardia and CryptosporidiumH V Smith and A M Grimason 39 Microbial Response to Disinfectants J Morato, J Mir, F Codony, J Mas, F Ribas

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