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Biological Treatment of Drinking Water: Applications, Advantages and Disadvantages
DUGAN, N. Biological Treatment of Drinking Water: Applications, Advantages and Disadvantages. Presented at Sixth Annual USEPA Drinking Water Workshop, Cincinnati, OH, August 04 - 06, 2009.
To inform the public.
The fundamentals of biological treatment are presented to an audience of state drinking water regulators. The presentation covers definitions, applications, the basics of bacterial metabolism, a discussion of treatment options, and the impact that implementation of these options can have on utility staff and operations.