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Biohazards of Drinking Water Treatment

1st Edition

By Richard A. Larson

CRC Press

304 pages

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Hardback: 9780873711104
pub: 1988-11-01
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Description

For the last decade, concern over drinking water safety has rapidly increased. Revelations of chemical contamination of surface and ground waters, and the realization that drinking water treatment by traditional methods such as chlorination may introduce unforeseen new problems, has focused the attention of the public as well as the research community on these issues. Crossing disciplines, this timely new book addresses the whole issue, combining the expertise of specialists in engineering, biology and chemistry. An ACS Environmental Chemistry Division Symposium book.

Table of Contents

Overview. Volatile Organic Compounds in Treated Drinking Water. Pathogens in Treated Drinking Water. Chlorination Pathways and By-Products. Ozonation By-Products. Granular Activated Carbon. Recent Developments.

Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    SCI026000
    SCIENCE / Environmental Science
    TEC010030
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply