Project #101

Bacterial Regrowth in Distribution Systems

$120,108
Completed
Principal Investigator
Gordon
McFeters
Research Manager
Marty Allen
Contractor
Montana State University
Microbes & Pathogens
Treatment
Water Quality
Pipes
Distribution System Management

Abstract

Describes practical tests for bacterial, chemical, and physical parameters that should be performed when modifying treatment processes, based on evaluations using predictive transport processes, bacteriological procedures, and models to monitor effects of treatment practices on water quality, including bacterial populations and regrowth in distribution and storage networks. Published in 1987.