Publisher description for Problem organisms in water : identification and treatment.


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The manual identifies most of the problem organisms found in water supplies and provides recommendations for removing or inactivating them. Chapters describe and illustrate each organism, explain the types of problems it can cause, and offers suggestions for treatment or control. Nonpathogenic organisms covered include actinomycetes, iron bacteria, sulfur bacteria, nitrifying bacteria, nematodes, bloodworms or midges, crustacea, rotifers, zebra mussels, algae, and protozoa.

The manual includes a Troubleshooting Guide for Problem Organisms and color plates that illustrate the organisms.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Aquatic pests -- Identification.
Aquatic pests -- Control.