chapter  8
24 Pages

Disinfection and its influence on the ecology of biofilms in drinking water distribution systems

WithFernando M. G. Matias, V. Susan Springthorpe, Syed A. Sattar, Marsha Pryor, Graham Gagnon

Introduction .................................................................................................... 109 Biofilm as a microbial ecosystem ..................................................................110 What controls biofilm composition? ........................................................... 112 How can we understand the complex microbial community of biofilms? What techniques are available? ..................................................114