In this section of WEF Annual Literature Review, the author provided a snapshot on current developments in monitoring of organic and inorganic compounds in water, wastewater and groundwater and discussed their automated sampling and analysis methods. Additionally tracer applications
in environmental monitoring and bacterial cell viability and biomass acclimatization monitoring by automated methods are reviewed.
Water Environment Research® (WER®) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management. An annual Literature Review provides a review of published books and articles on water quality topics from the previous year. Published as: Sewage Works Journal, 1928 - 1949; Sewage and Industrial Wastes, 1950 - 1959; Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 1959 - Oct 1989; Research Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, Nov 1989 - 1991; Water Environment Research, 1992 - present.