Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology

Edited By

  • Duncan Mara, University of Leeds, U.K.
  • Nigel Horan, University of Leeds, U.K.


Graduate and research microbiologists, public health scientists, wastewater and civil engineers.


Book information

  • Published: August 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-470100-7

Table of Contents

Basic Microbiology1 Microbial Nutrition and Basic Metabolism E C S ChanIntroduction to Microbes of Sanitary Importance 2 Viruses John Heritage3 Bacteria Ed Schroeder, 4 Protozoa Nigel Horan5 Filamentous Fungi In Water Systems Graham Kinsey, Joan Kelley6 Microbial Flora of the Gut B S Drasar7 Faecal Indicator Organisms D D Mara8 Detection, Enumeration and Identification of Environmental Microorganisms of Public Health Significance Howard Kator, Martha Rhodes9 Fundamentals of Biological Behaviour M C Wentzel, G A Ekama, R E LoewenthalWater and Excreta Related Diseases10 Microorganisms and Disease R Morris11 Unitary Environmental Classification of Water and Excreta Related Communicable Diseases D D Mara and R G A Feacham12 Emerging Waterborne Pathogens Debra E Huffman, Walter Quintero-Betancourt, Joan Rose13 Health Effects of Water Consumption and Water Quality Pierre Payment14 Drinking Standards fro the Developing World J Bartram, Guy Howard, Peter Murchie15 Control of Pathogenic Microorganisms in Wastewater Recycling and Refuse in Agriculture Hillel Shuval and Badri Fattal16 Developing Risk Assessments of Waterborne Microbial Contaminations Paul Gale17 Effluent Discharge Standards David W M Johnstone18 Health Constraints on the Agricultural Recycling of Wastewater Sludges A GodfreyMicrobiology of Wastewater TreatmentIntroduction to Microbiological Wastewater Treatment 19 Fixed Film Processes Paul Lessard20 Suspended Growth Processes Nigel Horan21 Low-Cost Treatment Systems D D Mara22 Anaerobic Treatment Processes Ken Anderson23 The Nitrogen Cycle and It's Application in Wastewater Treatment C H Wong, G W Barton, J P Barford24 The Microbiology of Phosphorus Removal in Activated Sludge T E Cloete, M M Ehlers, J van Heerden, B Atkinson25 Sulphate Reducing Bacteria Oliver J Hao26 Protozoa as Indicators of Wastewater Treatment Efficiency Paolo Madoni27 Biofilm Formation and it's Role in Fixed Film Processes Luis F MeloBehaviour of Pathogens in Wastewater Treatment Processes28 Viruses in Faeces John Oragui29 Bacterial Pathogen Removal from Wastewater Treatment Plants Tom CurtisProblems in wastewater treatment processes30 Activated Sludge Bulking and Foaming: Microbes and Myths R J Foot, M S Robinson31 Odour Generation Arthur Boon32 Recalcitrant Organic Compounds J S Knapp, K C A Bromley-Challenor33 The Problems of Heavy Metals in Wastewater Treatment Processes J Binkley and J A SimpsonDrinking Water Microbiology34 Stored Water (Rainjars and Raintanks) John Pinfold35 Coagulation and Filtration Caroline S Fitzpartick and John Gregory36 Biofilms in Water Distribution Systems Charmain J Kerr, Keith S Osborn, Alex H Rickard, Geoff D Robson, Pauline S Handley37 Taste and Odour Problems in Potable Water Esther Ortenberg, Benjamin Telsch38 Giardia and Cryptosporidium H V Smith and A M Grimason39 Microbial Response to Disinfectants J Morato, J Mir, F Codony, J Mas, F Ribas