Presence of Algae, Protozoa, Helminths in the Water Environment: Significance, Sanitary Implications and Preventive Measures

  1. Franca Palumbo1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André van der Beken3
  1. Stefano Kanitz and
  2. Yaurana Franco

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511107.ch1

Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water

Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water

How to Cite

Kanitz, S. and Franco, Y. (2007) Presence of Algae, Protozoa, Helminths in the Water Environment: Significance, Sanitary Implications and Preventive Measures, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water (eds F. Palumbo, G. Ziglio and A. van der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511107.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Azienda Mediterranea Gas e Acqua S.p.A., Genoa, Italy

  2. 2

    Università di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899891

Online ISBN: 9780470511107

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Keywords:

  • algae;
  • protozoa;
  • nematodes;
  • bloodworms;
  • actinomycetes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Algae

  • Protozoa

  • Nematodes

  • Bloodworms or Midges (Chironomid Larvae)

  • Actinomycetes

  • Iron and Sulphur Bacteria

  • Nitrifying Bacteria

  • Crustacea

  • Rotifers

  • Zebra Mussels

  • Conclusions