Microbiological water purification without the use of chemical disinfection.

  title={Microbiological water purification without the use of chemical disinfection.},
  author={Charles P Gerba and Jamie E Naranjo},
  journal={Wilderness & environmental medicine},
  volume={11 1},
OBJECTIVE Point-of-use (POU) water treatment systems are self-contained units that can be used by recreational enthusiasts who normally obtain drinking water from untreated sources (i.e., rivers, lakes, etc). Microbiological water purifier units are capable of removing all waterborne pathogens. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a new technology (Structured Matrix) capable of micro-biologically purifying the water without the use of chemical disinfectants or an external power requirement… CONTINUE READING
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