WC&P International
 
Home  |  Archive  |  Links  |  Media Kit  |  About WCP  |  Contact WCP  |  Glossary  |  Videos

SUBSCRIBE  |  BUYER'S GUIDE  |  CALENDAR  |  PRODUCT TRADE SHOW  |  HISTORY PROJECT  |  CLASSIFIEDS

Current IssueDecember 19, 2014
Registered users login here to see extended content.
 
August 2004: Volume 46, Number 8

Life in the Distribution System: Monitoring Biofilm Formation Potentials
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D.

The drinking distribution system is a source of concern with regard to contamination of water during delivery and regrowth of microorganisms surviving treatment. The natural presence of organic matter in water offers a feeding ground for bacteria that can colonize on distribution pipe interiors, forming biofilms that protect and allow growth of the microbes, some of which are associated with adverse health effects in humans...

Click here to view additional information: 0804 On Tap.pdf

To view in PDF format, you will need the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader.