Peracetic acid as an alternative disinfection technology for wet weather flows.

@article{Coyle2014PeraceticAA,
  title={Peracetic acid as an alternative disinfection technology for wet weather flows.},
  author={Elizabeth E Coyle and Lindell E. Ormsbee and Gail M Brion},
  journal={Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation},
  year={2014},
  volume={86 8},
  pages={687-97}
}
Rain-induced wet weather flows (WWFs) consist of combined sewer overflows, sanitary sewer overflows, and stormwater, all of which introduce pathogens to surface waters when discharged. When people come into contact with the contaminated surface water, these pathogens can be transmitted resulting in severe health problems. As such, WWFs should be disinfected. Traditional disinfection technologies are typically cost-prohibitive, can yield toxic byproducts, and space for facilities is often… CONTINUE READING

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