Treatment of Microbial Contaminants in Potable Water Supplies

Technologies and Costs


  • Jerrold J. Troyan
  • Sigurd P. Haber

Identifies the best technologies or other means that are generally available, taking costs into consideration, for inactivating or removing microbial contaminants from surface water and groundwater supplies of drinking water. More specifically, it discusses water treatment technologies to be used by community and non-community water systems in removing turbidity, Giardia, viruses, and bacteria.
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Community and non-community water systems


Book information

  • Published: December 1990
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1214-1

Table of Contents

BackgroundFiltration in Community SystemsDisinfection in Community SystemsSmall Water SystemsCost Data