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Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Carbon in Drinking Water

  1. Christian J. Volk

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env104

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Volk, C. J. 2003. Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Carbon in Drinking Water. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Indiana-American Water Company, Inc., Muncie, Indiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Measurement of Organic Matter and its Biodegradable Fraction

  • Removal of Organic Matter During Drinking Water Treatment

  • Bacterial Regrowth in Distribution Systems

Keywords:

  • assimilable organic carbon (AOC) in drinking water;
  • biodegradable dissolved organic carbon (BDOC);
  • drinking water;
  • modeling;
  • coliform regrowth in water distribution systems;
  • methodology;
  • organic matter in water;
  • organic matter removal in water treatment;
  • regrowth of bacteria in water distribution systems;
  • water distribution systems;
  • water treatment plants