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Occurrence of iron bacteria in ground-water supplies of Alabama

Nicholas Valkenburg

Occurrence of iron bacteria in ground-water supplies of Alabama

by Nicholas Valkenburg

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Published by Geological Survey of Alabama, Division of Water Resources in University .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • Iron bacteria -- Alabama.,
    • Groundwater -- Microbiology -- Alabama.,
    • Groundwater -- Alabama.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 30-32.

      Statementby Nicholas Valkenburg, Robert Christian, and Margaret Green.
      SeriesCircular - Geological Survey of Alabama ; 96, Circular (Geological Survey of Alabama) ;, 96.
      ContributionsChristian, Robert., Green, Margaret, 1917-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQR105.5 .V34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5017629M
      LC Control Number76621095

      Ground-Water Quality in the Appalachian Plateaus, Kanawha River Basin, West Virginia. By Charlynn J. Sheets and Mark D. Kozar. Abstract. Water samples collected from 30 privately-owned and small public-supply wells in the Appalachian Plateaus of the Kanawha River Basin were analyzed for a wide range of constituents, including bacteria, major ions, nutrients, trace elements, radon, pesticides. Diagrams showing relative geochemical composition of ground water from springs and wells, by hydrogeologic unit, Morgan County, West Virginia Boxplots showing: Distribution of concentrations of iron in ground-water samples from hydrogeologicFile Size: 5MB.

      ground water data with rock and soil chemistry suggests that the concentration of iron in the ground water is derived from the rock and soils due to geogenic processes. This concentration is taken as a natural occurrence of iron in the groundwater of the study area for . What is the occurrence of iron? We need you to answer this question! If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the conversation right now!

      The occurrence of bacteria in water is common, treatable, and in most cases, preventable. The ideal situation is to have no bacteria in drinking water, although most bacteria in water wells are harmless and pose little health risk. Ground water in the majority of properly constructed drilled wells is bacteria free. This bacterial type of iron that actually blooms when exposed to the ng Iron Bacteria usually requires using chlorine or hydrogen peroxide injection system. This solution is injected into the water supply and then stored in a separate holding tank to allow the solution to thoroughly mix with the untreated water killing the bacteria.


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Nicholas Valkenburg has written: 'Occurrence of iron bacteria in ground-water supplies of Alabama' -- subject(s): Groundwater, Iron bacteria, Microbiology. Iron Bacteria Occurrence: Problems and Control Methods in Water Wells [Hackett, Glen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Iron Bacteria Occurrence: Problems and Control Methods in Water WellsAuthor: Glen Hackett. Iron bacteria live in streams, lakes, ponds and ditches worldwide. They grow in slow moving water with high amounts of iron. They are commonly found in streams or seeps fed by groundwater. Iron bacteria do not need air or light to grow so they are frequently found in wells.

Significance: Iron bacteria are indicative of iron rich water, groundwaterFile Size: KB. Most of the activities of bacteria in ground water are the direct result of the astounding metabolic versatility of bacteria.

Although humans and other vertebrate and invertebrate animals are primarily dependent on respiration using oxygen, some bacteria may respire using NO 3, SO 4, oxidized (ferric) iron [Fe(III)] or a variety of metals. the occurrence, treatment and prevention of iron bacteria-related problems in bores.

Iron bacteria are micro-organisms which obtain energy by oxidising soluble ferrous iron into insoluble ferric iron which then precipitates out of solution. This energy is used to promote the growth of thread-like slimes which together with the ferric iron, form a.

The iron bacteria are an unusual group of microorganisms found in industrial waters, streams, lakes, wells, and in potable water supplies. These organisms may appear alone or in different combinations with other species of bacteria, fungi, and algae. Ground water: Dealing with iron contamination increased with the increase of potential supply in the range of V in the salinity %.

of iron motivates the bacterial growth (iron. whom this book is designed. Similarly, the section-II encompasses four chapters. Water quality standards, water quality occurrence in different parts of the state and its presentation in shape of a map are reflected in these chapters. Section –III, which is the most important section of this book File Size: 1MB.

Occurrence of Magnetic Bacteria in Soil Article (PDF Available) in Nature () February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. GROUND WATER CONTAMINATION Alabama enjoys an abundant supply of ground water that, if managed wisely, will help fulfill our need for clean water indefinitely. As citizens, we should be aware of potential threats to our ground water supplies and help to protect those supplies from contamination.

Contaminated ground water may be unfit for certain File Size: 2MB. Request PDF | OnGroschen and others published Occurrence and distribution of iron, manganese, and selected trace elements in ground water in the glacial aquifer system of the.

The dramatic effects of iron bacteria are seen in surface waters as brown slimy masses on stream bottoms and lakeshores or as an oily sheen upon the water. More serious problems occur when bacteria build up in well systems. Iron bacteria in wells do not cause health problems, but they can reduce well yields by clogging screens and pipes.

Control. Contaminated Ground Water and Sediment [Tanjina Nur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ground water is main source of water supply in most rural communities in Africa. It has goodmicrobiological and biological properties in general as such requires minimal unately.

Ground-water movement in most areas is slow-a few feet per year. But, in more permeable zones, such as solution channels in limestone, movement can be as much as several feet per day. Evidence of the movement of ground water through rock and soil can be seen in road cuts, especially in winter, when the water freezes upon emerging from the rock.

Iron bacteria [Ellis, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Iron bacteria5/5(1). Preventing iron bacteria: because it is difficult to get rid of iron bacteria once they exist in well systems, prevention is the best safeguard against accompanying problems.

For well drillers, prevention means disinfecting everything that goes into the the ground with a strong ( ppm) chlorine solution. Bacterial Iron - Slime depositing in toilet tanks or fouling water filters and softeners is a good indication of the presence of bacterial iron.

Iron bacteria live by obtaining energy through the oxidation of ferrous iron to ferric iron and utilize the resulting CO2 to create organic molecules for their existence. Types of Iron Bacteria Iron bacteria include a number of organisms that obtain carbon from the carbon dioxide (CO 2) in the air and obtain energy from dissolved iron or manganese.

Iron bacteria occur naturally in the soil and thrive when there is adequate food (i.e., iron and/or manganese). Iron bacteria are small, approximately File Size: KB. Iron bacteria severely reduces a well's efficiency. In some areas, a common well maintenance issue is the growth and accumulation of iron bacteria.

The iron bacteria grow on the pump and well screen and within the surrounding aquifer formation. The iron bacteria form large masses of a brown, sticky, gelatinous substance.Asellus aquaticus and other invertebrates in drinking water distribution systems: Occurrence and influence on microbial water quality.

/ Christensen, Sarah Christine. Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark: Technical University of Denmark, 49 p. Research output: Book/Report › Ph.D. thesis › ResearchCited by: 2.