The occurrence and removal of algae (including cyanobacteria) and their related organic compounds from source water in Vaalkop Dam with conventional and advanced drinking water treatment processes

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Swanepoel, A; Du Preez, HH; Cloete, N;
  • Publisher: Water Research Commission (WRC)
  • Subject: granular activated carbon (GAC) | MIB (2-methylisoborneol) | geosmin | ozone | potable water treatment | microcystin

Cyanobacterial bloom formation in freshwaters, such as rivers, lakes and dams, is known to occur throughout the world. The Vaalkop Dam, which serves as source to the Vaalkop drinking water treatment works (DWTW), is no exception. Blooms of cyanobacteria occur annually i... View more
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