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Application of surrogate measures to improve treatment plant performance

by Eva C. Nieminski

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Published by AWWA Research Foundation and American Water Works Association in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Purification -- Microbial removal -- Evaluation.,
  • Indicators (Biology),
  • Water treatment plants -- Evaluation.,
  • Plant performance -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-280).

    Statementprepared by Eva C. Nieminski and William D. Bellamy ; sponsored by AWWA Research Foundation.
    ContributionsBellamy, William D., AWWA Research Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD427.M53 N54 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6793713M
    ISBN 101583210431
    LC Control Number00061083
    OCLC/WorldCa44728108

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