Project #2703

Characterizing Microbial Water Quality in Reclaimed Water Distribution Systems

$657,789
Completed
Principal Investigator
Ramesh
Narasimhan
Research Manager
Ms. Jennifer I Warner
Contractor
Narasimhan Consulting Services
Reuse
Water Quality
Microbes & Pathogens

Abstract

Characterizes the extent and nature of problems of water quality deterioration as it relates to microbial fouling and regrowth in reclaimed distribution systems. Also determines the operational procedures to best meet the needs of utilities for operation of reclaimed water storage/distribution systems and provides guidelines for the operation and maintenance of these systems. Tailored Collaboration partner: San Antonio (Texas) Water System. Published in 2005.

Originally funded as WERF project Reuse-01-06