Problem Organisms in Water Identification and Treatment / Edition 3

Problem Organisms in Water Identification and Treatment / Edition 3

by AWWA (American Water Works Association), American Water Works Association
     
 

The manual identifies most of the problem organisms found in water supplies and provides recommendations for removing or inactivating them. Chapters describe and illustrate each organism, explain the types of problems it can cause, and offers suggestions for treatment or control. Nonpathogenic organisms covered include actinomycetes, iron bacteria, sulfur bacteria,… See more details below

Overview

The manual identifies most of the problem organisms found in water supplies and provides recommendations for removing or inactivating them. Chapters describe and illustrate each organism, explain the types of problems it can cause, and offers suggestions for treatment or control. Nonpathogenic organisms covered include actinomycetes, iron bacteria, sulfur bacteria, nitrifying bacteria, nematodes, bloodworms or midges, crustacea, rotifers, zebra mussels, algae, and protozoa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583212929
Publisher:
American Water Works Association
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
AWWA Manual Ser.
Edition description:
revised
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Actinomycetes1
Ch. 2Iron Bacteria7
Ch. 3Sulfur Bacteria17
Ch. 4Nitrifying Bacteria23
Ch. 5Nematodes29
Ch. 6Bloodworms or Midges (Chironomid Larvae)35
Ch. 7Crustacea41
Ch. 8Rotifers47
Ch. 9Zebra Mussels51
Ch. 10Algae57
Ch. 11Protozoa69
App. AAWWA Survey on Nuisance Organisms79
App. B: Troubleshooting Guide for Problem Organisms87
App. CSuggestions for Optimizing Conventional Water Treatment91
App. DActinomycete Culture Agars95
App. EIron Bacteria Presence/Absence and Quantity Methods99
App. F: Color Section101
Abbreviations137
Index139
List of AWWA Manuals145

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