Corpus ID: 43340264

Monitoring the quality of drinking water during storage and distribution

  title={Monitoring the quality of drinking water during storage and distribution},
  author={William J. Robertson and G. Stanfield and Guy Howard and Jamie K. Bartram},
Following abstraction and treatment water becomes a vulnerable and perishable product. It is vulnerable in that the integrity of systems used for the storage and distribution of water can be damaged and contamination through ingress can occur. It is perishable in that its microbial quality can deteriorate due to the bacteria remaining after treatment growing on the residual nutrient in the water. Water can therefore be regarded as having a finite life. 
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