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Risk evaluation of drinking water distribution system contamination due to operation and maintenance activities

Marie-Claude Besner

PhD thesis (2007)

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Cite this document: Besner, M.-C. (2007). Risk evaluation of drinking water distribution system contamination due to operation and maintenance activities (PhD thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/8001/
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Abstract

Pathogenic microorganisms responsible for waterborne disease outbreaks -- Mechanisms of microorganisms introduction into distribution systems -- Impact of disinfectant residual on microbial intrusion -- Risks related to accidental intrusion of microorganisms in distribution systems -- Research objectives and methodology -- Critical review of the literature on distirbution system intrusion -- Efficacy o fdisinfectant residual against microbial intrusion in distribution systems; a review of existing studies -- The fate of microorganisms experimentally introduced into drinking water systems -- Laboratory -- or bench-scale systems -- Pilot-scale systems -- Full-scale test distirbution system -- Discussion : what can be learned from these experiments? Assessing the effect of distribution system O & M on water quality -- Impact of water mian repairs on water quality -- Negative pressure events and water quality -- Integration of data was found useful to explain water quality variations -- Loss in system's physical integvrity : field assessment of the impact on water quality -- Loss in system's hydraulic integrity : field assessment of the impact on water quality -- Benefits for the water industry.

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Dispositifs de traitement de l'eau potable -- Entretien et réparations; Eau potable -- Contamination -- Évaluation du risque; Eau -- Distribution -- Évaluation du risque

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Department: Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2021 11:04
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2021 14:58
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