Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology
"Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right" --Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary General
Edited by two world-renowned scientists in the field, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology provides a definitive and comprehensive coverage of water and wastewater microbiology. With contributions from experts from around the world, this book gives a global perspective on the important issues faced in the provision of safe drinking water, the problems of dealing with aquatic pollution and the processes involved in wastewater management.
Starting with an introductory chapter of basic microbiological principles, The Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology develops these principles further, ensuring that this is the essential text for process engineers with little microbiological experience and specialist microbiologists alike.
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As the organic source or environmental conditions change, so associated
changes in the heterotrophic organism species take place. To obtain energy from
complex organic compounds, the heterotrophs degrade these in a sequence of ...
The mass of heterotrophic organisms generated via the different degradation
reactions detailed above, in turn form the matter and energy sources (prey) for
other organisms that live on them (predators), and these in turn become prey to
When municipal wastewater is discharged to a water body, the organic
compounds stimulate the growth of the heterotrophic organisms causing a
reduction in the dissolved oxygen. While oxygen is present, the ammonia, which
is toxic to many ...
organisms are of specific interest: the heterotrophic organisms and the
lithoautotrophic nitrifying organisms including the ammonia and nitrite oxidizers.
The former group utilizes the organic compounds of the wastewater as electron
donor and ...
This proportion is known as the active heterotrophic mass yield coefficient (Yh,
mass of organism formed per mass of organic material degraded). Apart from
producing theoretical yield coefficients that can be usefully compared with ...
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Part 2 Water and Excreta Related Diseases
Part 3 Microbiology of Wastewater Treatment
Part 4 Drinking Water Microbiology