Project #442

Inactivation of Waterborne Emerging Pathogens by Selected Disinfectants

$418,331
Completed
Principal Investigator
Joseph
Jacangelo
Research Manager
Michaela N Hasan
Contractor
Stantec

Abstract

Determines the inactivation efficiencies of conventional and newly developing chemical disinfection processes (free chlorine, chloramines, ozone, chlorine dioxide, UV) for emerging waterborne pathogens (Adenovirus 40, feline calicivirus, Mycobacterium fortuitum, Legionella pneumophila, Microsporidia). Research partner: USEPA. Published in 2002.