Project #254

Maintaining Water Quality in Finished Water Storage Facilities

$333,800
Completed
Principal Investigator
Gregory
Kirmeyer
Research Manager
Michael R Caprara
Contractor
HDR, Inc.
Reservoir Management
Water Quality
Microbes & Pathogens

Abstract

Provides guidance for the inspection and maintenance of storage tanks and reservoirs to avoid or correct water quality problems. Elucidates issues such as microbial contamination of the tank, biodegradation of coatings, failure in screens, and avian contamination. Research partner: UKWIR. Published in 1999.