7. Wastewater Disinfection

  1. Gabriel Bitton

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch7

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bitton, G. (2010) Wastewater Disinfection, in Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470630334

Online ISBN: 9780470901243



  • wastewater disinfection - and factors influencing disinfection;
  • wastewater irradiation and other emerging disinfection technologies;
  • UV disinfection of wastewater effluents - economically competitive alternative to chlorination or ozonation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Factors Influencing Disinfection

  • Chlorine

  • Chlorine Dioxide

  • Ozone

  • UV Light

  • Wastewater Irradiation and other Emerging Disinfection Technologies

  • Toxicogenomics

  • Web Resources

  • Review Questions and Problems

  • Further Reading