Includes bibliographical references p. (381-448) and index.
Fundamentals of microbiology -- Microbial world -- Microbial metabolism and growth -- Role of microorganisms in biogeochemical cycles -- Public health microbiology -- Pathogens and parasites in domestic wastewater -- indicator miroorganisms -- Water and wastewater disinfection -- Wastewater and water treatment microbiology -- Introduction to wastewater treatment -- Activated sludge process -- Bulking and foaming inactivated sludge plants -- Processess based on attached microbial growth -- Waste stabilization ponds -- Sludge microbiology -- Anaerobic digestion of wastewater and sludge -- Biological aerosols and bloodors from wastewater treatment plants -- Microbiological aspects of drinking water treatment and distribution -- Pollution control biotechnology -- Transformations and toxic effects of chemicals in wastewater treatment plants -- Toxicity testing in wastewater treatment plans unsing microorganisms. ..e
(cont.) Microbiology and public health aspects of wastewater disposal and reuse -- Public health aspects of wastewater and sludge disposal -- wastewater reuse.