Publisher description for The handbook of chlorination and alternative disinfectants / Geo. Clifford White.

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Counter The essential sourcebook on disinfectants for water purification For more than two decades, George Clifford White's handbook has been known as one of the most vital references on all aspects of chlorination, dechlorination, and the use of alternative disinfectants such as chloramines, ozone, bromine, and ultraviolet radiation. This latest edition features expanded and updated material in every chapter-crucial information for professionals in industries ranging from water treatment, toxicology, and food packaging to industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, and paper processing. White shows how to harness the possibilities of chlorine and other disinfectants for purification. He offers detailed coverage of chlorine hazards-including how to cope with major leaks-and provides insightful profiles of chlorine accidents as well as strategies for avoiding them. Handbook of Chlorination and Alternative Disinfectants, Fourth Edition also covers: * Biomedical and environmental effects of chlorine * New advances in equipment, facilities, and operations * The important problem of virus infiltration of water supplies * Chlorine supplies as critical resources, and the issue of their depletion * American and European chlorination practices Handbook of Chlorination and Alternative Disinfectants, Fourth Edition is a key resource for researchers, designers, and equipment manufacturers; an ideal reference for regulatory agencies; and a user-friendly operations manual for technicians.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Water Purification Chlorination, Sewage Purification Chlorination, Water Purification Disinfection