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Nitrifying Bacteria in Drinking Water

  1. Roy L. Wolfe,
  2. Nancy I. Lieu

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env228

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Wolfe, R. L. and Lieu, N. I. 2003. Nitrifying Bacteria in Drinking Water. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Biology and Physiology

  • Ecology and Occurrence in Potable Water

  • Prevention and Control


  • drinking water;
  • drinking water, nitrifying bacteria in;
  • nitrification in drinking water;
  • nitrogen cycle