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AWWA M57

Algae: Source to Treatment

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Organization: AWWA
Publication Date: 1 January 2010
Status: active
Page Count: 465
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AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practice M57 provides all the information required by water treatment professionals to understand and mitigate problems caused by algae in source waters, such as tastes and odors, biofouling, and toxin production.

With more than 450 pages and hundreds of photos and illustrations, the manual is a comprehensive reference for identifying and treating algae from drinking water sources. The book is organized in three sections:

  • Methods, which covers online monitoring, sampling, detection of cyanotoxins, and algal chlorophylls
  • Organisms, which details nine divisions of algae
  • Management, which considers source water controls, treatment strategies, and organism removal

Manual M57 will help you

  • Identify algal species
  • Detect cyanotoxins
  • Design an algae monitoring program
  • Control algae at the source
  • Remove algae in the treatment plant

Document History

AWWA M57
January 1, 2010
Algae: Source to Treatment
AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practice M57 provides all the information required by water treatment professionals to understand and mitigate problems caused by algae in source waters, such as tastes...

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