12. GAC Adsorption and Microbial Degradation

  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.ch12

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) GAC Adsorption and Microbial Degradation, in Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch12

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:

  • GAC adsorption and microbial degradation;
  • geosmin removal in GAC columns;
  • ultraviolet light plus hydrogen peroxide in promoting geosmin oxidation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Removal of Geosmin on GAC

  • Removal of Geosmin Using Ozonated Air

  • Lake Water Monitoring for Geosmin and MIB

  • Follow-up Study of Temperature Effects

  • Ultraviolet Light plus Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Early Detection and Control of Impending Taste-and-Odor Episodes at Evergreen Lake

  • Implications for Plant Operational Control