volume 39, issue 18, P4494-4502 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.09.005
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Thomas Glauner, Petra Waldmann, Fritz H. Frimmel, Christian Zwiener

Abstract: Swimming pool water treatment in general includes flocculation, sand filtration, and subsequent disinfection with chlorine. The continuous chlorination and input of organic material by bathers in combination with recirculation of the pool water leads to an accumulation of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in the water. Several DBPs have been identified as human carcinogens and are thought to cause allergic asthma. Therefore, the elimination of DBPs is one major aim of pool water treatment. Using membrane filtrat…

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