volume 39, issue 11, P2429-2437 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.04.028
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Mano Sivaganesan, Benito J. Mariñas

Abstract: Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts are prevalent in surface water and ground water under the influence of surface water, and are difficult to inactivate using free chlorine, the most common disinfectant currently used for treating drinking water. In contrast, it has been shown that ozone is a more effective disinfectant than chlorine. US EPA is currently evaluating a treatment rule, which addresses the control of C. parvum oocysts in drinking water. The use of Ct (average disinfectant concentration multiplied by c…

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