Effectiveness of Devices to Monitor Biofouling and Metals Deposition on Plumbing Materials Exposed to a Full-Scale Drinking Water Distribution System

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Ginige, Maneesha P.; Garbin, Scott; Wylie, Jason; Krishna, K. C. Bal;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 12, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169140, pmc: PMC5218461
  • Subject: Steel | Research Article | Natural Resources | Stainless Steel | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Engineering and Technology | Materials by Structure | Amorphous Solids | Manganese | Chemical Elements | Bacteriology | Physical Sciences | Water Resources | Environmental Engineering | Bacterial Biofilms | Chemistry | Glass | Alloys | Biology and Life Sciences | Materials Science | Water Management | Microbiology | Metallurgy | Medicine | Q | R | Science | Iron | Biofilms

A Modified Robbins Device (MRD) was installed in a full-scale water distribution system to investigate biofouling and metal depositions on concrete, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and stainless steel surfaces. Bulk water monitoring and a KIWA monitor (with glass media... View more
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