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Microbial Community Profile of a Lead Service Line Removed from a Drinking Water Distribution System
WHITE, C., M. Tancos, AND D. A. LYTLE. Microbial Community Profile of a Lead Service Line Removed from a Drinking Water Distribution System. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC, 77(15):5557-5561, (2011).
A corroded lead water pipe was removed from a drinking water distribution system and the microbial community was profiled using 16S rDNA techniques. This is the first report of the characterization of biofilm on a surface of a corroded lead drinking water pipe. The majority of phylotypes have been linked to heavy-metal contaminated environments.
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Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY
WATER SUPPLY AND WATER RESOURCES DIVISION
TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION BRANCH