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Wastewater Microbiology

Edited By: Gabriel Bitton

578 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 2011 | Edition: 4 | #187928 | ISBN-13: 9780470630334
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Wastewater microbiology focuses on microbial contaminants found in wastewater, methods of detection for these contaminants, and methods of cleansing water of microbial contamination. This classic reference has now been updated to focus more exclusively on issues particular to wastewater, with new information on fecal contamination and new molecular methods. It features new methods to determine cell viability/activity in environmental samples; a new section on bacterial spores as indicators; new information covering disinfection byproducts, UV disinfection and photoreactivation, the use of solar radiation, photocatalysis, and other emerging technologies; and much more. The book is directed toward advanced students and professionals in microbiology and environmental/wastewater engineering and treatment.

A Technical reference to the microbiology of wastewater treatment. - Water Waste Treatment, 7/99


Fundamentals of microbiology; public health microbiology; wastewater and water treatment microbiology; transformations and toxic effect of chemicals in wastewater treatment plants; microbiology and public health aspects of wastewater disposal and reuse. (Part contents).

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