Riverbank Filtration: Understanding Contaminant Biogeochemistry and Pathogen Removal - NATO Science Series IV 14 (Hardback)
  • Riverbank Filtration: Understanding Contaminant Biogeochemistry and Pathogen Removal - NATO Science Series IV 14 (Hardback)
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Riverbank Filtration: Understanding Contaminant Biogeochemistry and Pathogen Removal - NATO Science Series IV 14 (Hardback)

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Hardback 253 Pages / Published: 30/11/2002
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Riverbank filtration is widely used in Europe and to some extent in the United States for the public water supply. It is a cost-effective and realisable treatment technology in which horizontal and vertical wells pump a mixture of ground water and induced surface water from a river. This book describes the biogeochemical issues involved in contaminant removal from surface water and the mechanisms of pathogen removal. Specifically, the following three points are considered:
*The role of hydrogeological and well construction factors in the development of redox zones at bank filtration sites and the resulting impacts on contaminant removal.
*The mechanisms of pathogen removal, including the processes, colloid filtration, die-away, decay, and predation.
*The status of riverbank filtration processes in NATO partner countries.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781402009549
Number of pages: 253
Weight: 576 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm
Edition: 2002 ed.

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