Article | April 11, 2019

Achieving Effective Microbiological Management In Distribution Systems

Source: Hach

Most distribution system water-quality problems can relate back to microorganisms growing as biofilms in the pipes. These biofilms can prompt chlorine residual degradation, corrosion, nitrification, THM formation, red or black water, and taste and odor problems as well as other issues. Maintaining an optimal microbiological environment within these distribution systems is as much about providing the safest and most desirable product for customers as it is about complying with regulations.