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Elimination of Micro-Organisms by Water Treatment Processes : Kwr Watercycle Research Institute - Wim Hijnen

Elimination of Micro-Organisms by Water Treatment Processes

Kwr Watercycle Research Institute

Paperback Published: 14th May 2010
ISBN: 9781843393733
Number Of Pages: 112

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The overall aim of Elimination of Micro-organisms by Water Treatment Processes is to present default values for the micro-organisms elimination or inactivation credit of universally used processes in water treatment (MEC or MIC). The growing interest in Quantitative Microbial Risk assessment (QMRA) for safe drinking water requires such data. These MEC or MIC values have been calculated from research on elimination of viruses, bacteria and bacterial spores and protozoa (oo)cysts (Cryptosporidium and Giardia) by these treatment processes published in the international literature. The data have been selected on the base of different quality criteria related to information on applied experimental conditions and used methods. Furthermore the studies have been categorized on base of their similarities with 'real world' conditions (selected micro-organisms, scale and conditions of the tested processes). The international literature data revealed a high variation in elimination. The major parameters and process control parameters affecting elimination are described. This new edition describes the state-of-the-art progress in research on conventional treatment, coagulation and flocculation, rapid granular filtration, slow sand filtration and UV disinfection.
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Introduction; Data collection and evaluation methods; Conventional treatment; Coagulation and flocculation; Rapid granular filtration; Slow sand filtration; Disinfection processes: UV-disinfection; Overall MEC-matrix for drinking water processes and further research; Literature.

ISBN: 9781843393733
ISBN-10: 1843393735
Series: Kwr Watercycle Research Institute
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 14th May 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 18.42  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 3