For the past years, use of chlorine has been the preferred method of treating drinking-water. Chlorine may be an effective disinfectant against many pathogenic microorganisms, however its use creates other problems. A better alternative to this approach is the use of biofilm systems. In particular, this modified filtration process offers a reliable, economic alternative to large doses of chlorine for drinking-water utilities.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jul 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
- Materials Science (miscellaneous)
- Ceramics and Composites