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Aerobic Endospores: Application in Monitoring of Drinking Water Treatment

  1. Eva C. Nieminski

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env087

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Nieminski, E. C. 2003. Aerobic Endospores: Application in Monitoring of Drinking Water Treatment. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Salt Lake City, Utah

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Background

  • Surrogates for Protozoa in Drinking Water

  • Aerobic Spores as Surrogates for Removal of Protozoan Parasites

  • Analysis of Water Samples for Aerobic Spores

  • Occurrence of Pathogens, Aerobic Spores, and Other Surrogates in Surface Waters

  • Presence of Aerobic Spores in Treated Drinking Water

  • Using Aerobic Spores in the Assessment of Treatment Plant Effectiveness in Removing Particulates and Microbial Contaminants

Keywords:

  • aerobic endospores;
  • endospores;
  • indicators of water quality;
  • protozoan parasites;
  • spores as indicators