Waterborne Pathogens - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128187838

Waterborne Pathogens

1st Edition

Detection and Treatment

Editors: Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad Anna Grobelak
Paperback ISBN: 9780128187838
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st February 2020
Page Count: 432
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Description

Waterborne Pathogens: Detection and Treatment delivers the tools and techniques on how to identify these contaminates and apply the most effective technology for their removal and treatment. Written for researchers and practicing professionals, the book starts with a brief, but readable, review of ubiquitous waterborne pathogens (primarily viruses, bacterial and parasitic protozoa). This coverage is followed by an in-depth discussion of the latest detection and treatment technologies, ranging from Biosensors, to Nanoconjugates, Membrane Based Technologies and Nanotechnology Treatment. Engineers and scientist will find this to be a valuable reference on cutting-edge techniques for suppling safe drinking water across the globe.

Key Features

  • Explains the latest research on detection, treatment processes and remediation technologies
  • Includes sampling, analytical and characterization methods and approaches
  • Covers cutting-edge research, including Membrane Based Technologies, Nanotechnology Treatment Technologies and Bioremediation Treatment Technologies
  • Provides background information regarding contamination sources

Readership

Civil/Environmental Engineers and Environmental Scientists, Chemical Engineers, Material Science graduates, Microbiologists, Biologists and Ecologists

Table of Contents

1. Ubiquitous waterborne pathogens
2. Nanomaterials for removal of waterborne pathogens: opportunities and challenges
3. Treatment of waterborne pathogens by ‘Reverse osmosis’
4. Removal of waterborne pathogens by ‘microfiltration’
5. Application of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) for Controlling Waterborne Pathogens
6. Biofiltration technique for removal of waterborne pathogens
7. Heat and UV Radiation treatment methods for waterborne pathogens
8. Heat, Solar Pasteurization and UV Radiation treatment for removal of waterborne pathogens
9. Filtration and Chemical Treatment of waterborne pathogens
10. Bioaugmentation for the treatment of waterborne pathogen contaminated water
11. Waterborne pathogens: Review of outbreaks in developed and developing nations
12. Introduction to Emerging Waterborne Pathogens
13. Chemical Treatment for removal of waterborne pathogens
14. Nanoflitration technology for removal of pathogens present in drinking water
15. Molecular tools for the detection of waterborne pathogens
16. Effective control of waterborne pathogens by aquatic plants
17. Nanoconjugates for detection of waterborne bacterial pathogens
18. Biosensors/molecular tools for the detection of waterborne pathogens
19. Drug and multidrug resistance in waterborne pathogens
20. Sorption
21. In situ bioremediation as a tool for removal of water borne pathogens

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2020
Published:
1st February 2020
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780128187838

About the Editor

Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad

M.N.V. Prasad is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Hyderabad. He has served the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India in various advisory committees on biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, pollution control and abatement, environmental information systems and bioremediation of contaminated sites. He is an active visiting scientist in several international universities. He is the editor, co-editor, or author of 15 books and 95 journal articles (with over 6277 journal citations and h-index 41 as per google scholar). He has made outstanding contributions to the fields of Bioremediation, Bioresources, Biomass energy sources, bioeconomy and to the broad field of environmental biotechnology (including value chain and value addition products from plants used in phytoremediation) and bioremediation are his main areas of expertise.

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India

Anna Grobelak

Dr Anna Grobelak is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Environmental Engineering at the Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland

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