1. Microscopic Particle Analysis

  1. John T. O'Connor1,
  2. Tom O'Connor1 and
  3. Rick Twait Superintendent of Water Purification2

Published Online: 14 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch1

Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations

Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations

How to Cite

O'Connor, J. T., O'Connor, T. and Twait, R. (2009) Microscopic Particle Analysis, in Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    H2O'C Engineering, Columbia, Missouri, USA

  2. 2

    City of Bloomington, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470288610

Online ISBN: 9780470431474

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Keywords:

  • microscopic particle analysis;
  • Bloomington water sources and treatment plant processes;
  • electronic particle counters and enumerating particles in various size ranges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bloomington Water Sources and Treatment Plant Processes

  • Number of Bacterial Cells in Natural and Treated Waters

  • Results of Microscopic Enumeration

  • Comparative Evaluation of Lime Softener/Clarifiers

  • Effect of Backwash on Filter Performance

  • Electronic Particle Counting for Evaluation of Filter Performance

  • Photomicrographs Using Epifluorescence Microscopy

  • Light Microscopy

  • References