A Regulatory Perspective on Maintenance of Disinfection Systems
Abstract:The Clean Water Act contains requirements to set water quality standards for all contaminants, including bacterial contaminants, in surface waters. Wastewater treatment cannot be expected to remove all of the bacterial contaminants, and as a result, many organisms remain in the waste stream. Therefore, disinfection of treated wastewaters is designed to reduce bacterial numbers to a safe level prior to discharge from the treatment plant.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2006
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