Microbial pathogen survival and extraction from point-of-use filters
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Published by Awwa Research Foundation in Denver, CO .
Written in English


  • Water -- Purification -- Filtration -- Evaluation,
  • Water filters

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-40).

Statementprepared by Geoffrey B. Smith and Kevin H. Oshima ; jointly sponsored by Awwa Research Foundation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
ContributionsOshima, Kevin H. 1960-, AWWA Research Foundation., United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
LC ClassificationsTD449 .S65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16296035M
LC Control Number2007274271

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