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Title The handbook of water and wastewater microbiology / edited by Duncan Mara and Nigel Horan.

Imprint San Diego, Calif. : Academic, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  628.16 H191 2003    ---  Available
Description ix, 819 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART 1 : BASIC MICROBIOLOGY -- Microbial nutrition and basic metabolism / E C S Chan -- Introduction to microbes of sanitary importance -- Viruses / John Heritage -- Bacteria / Edward D Schroeder, Stefan Wuertz -- Protozoa / Nigel Horan -- Filamentous fungi in water systems / Graham Kinsey ... [et al.] -- Microbial flora of the gut / BS Drasar -- Faecal indicator organisms / Duncan Mara -- Detection, enumeration and identification of environmental microorganisms of public health significance / Howard Kator, Martha Rhodes -- Fundamentals of biological behaviour and wastewater strength tests / MC Wentzel ... [et al.] -- PART 2 : WATER AND EXCRETA-RELATED DISEASES -- Microorganisms and disease / R Morris -- Unitary environmental classification of water- and excreta-related communicable diseases / Duncan Mara, RGA Feachem -- Emerging waterborne pathogens / Debra Huffman ... [et al.] -- Health effects of water consumption and water quality / Pierre Payment -- Drinking-water standards for the developing world / Jamie Bartram, Guy Howard -- Control of pathogenic microorganisms in wastewater recycling and reuse in agriculture / Hillel Shuval, Badri Fattal -- Developing risk assessments of waterborne microbial contaminations / Paul Gale -- Health constraints on the agricultural recycling of wastewater sludges / Alan Godfree -- Effluent discharge standards / David WM Johnstone -- PART 3 : MICROBIOLOGY OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT -- Introduction to microbiological wastewater treatment -- Fixed film processes / Paul Lessard, Yann LeBihan -- Biofilm formation and its role in fixed film processes / Luis F Melo -- Suspended growth processes / Nigel Horan -- Protozoa as indicators of wastewater treatment efficiency / Paolo Madoni -- Microbiology of phosphorus removal in activated sludge / T E Cloete ... [et al.] -- Anaerobic treatment processes / GK Anderson ... [et al.] -- Nitrogen cycle and its application in wastewater treatment / Cien Hiet Wong ... [et al.] -- Low-cost treatment systems / Duncan Mara -- Microbial interactions in facultative and maturation ponds / Howard Pearson -- Sulphate-reducing bacteria / Oliver J Hao -- Behaviour of pathogens in wastewater treatment processes -- Viruses in faeces / John Oragui -- Bacterial pathogen removal from wastewater treatment plants / Tom Curtis -- Fate and behaviour of parasites in wastewater treatment systems / Rebecca Stott -- Problems in wastewater treatment processes -- Activated sludge bulking and foaming: microbes and myths / RJ Foot, MS Robinson -- Odour generation / Arthur G Boon, Alison J Vincent -- Recalcitrant organic compounds / JS Knapp, KCA Bromley-Challenor -- Heavy metals in wastewater treatment processes / J Binkley, JA Simpson -- PART 4 : DRINKING WATER MICROBIOLOGY -- Surface waters / Huw Taylor -- Stored water (rainjars and raintanks) / John Pinfold -- Coagulation and filtration / Caroline S Fitzpatrick, John Gregory -- Microbial response to disinfectants / Jordi Morato ... [et al.] -- Giardia and Cryptosporidium in water and wastewater / HV Smith, AM Grimason -- Biofilms in water distribution systems / Charmain J. Kerr ... [et al.] -- Taste and odour problems in potable water / Esther Ortenberg, Benjamin Teltsch.
Subject Drinking water -- Microbiology.
Sewage -- Microbiology.
Sewage disposal -- Microbiology.
Added Author Mara, Duncan.
Horan, N. J.
ISBN 0124701000

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