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Drinking Water Microbiology: Progress and Recent Developments

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Edited By: Gordon A McFeters

502 pages, Figs, tabs, 3 SEMs


Hardback | Dec 1990 | #88249 | ISBN: 3540971629
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This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art review of the analysis and treatment of drinking water for microbial contamination, the direct cause of diseases and infant mortality primarily in the third world, but affecting industrialized countries as well. Each chapter combines basic principles with recent research results, and concludes with testing methods, monitoring and statistical approaches.


Contents: Microbiology of Source Water.- Microbiology of Drinking Water Treatment.- Microbiology of Drink- ing Water Distribution.- Pathogenic Organisms and Drinking Water.- Methods and Monitoring in Drinking Water Microbiology.- Appendix.- Index.

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