Taste and Odour in Source and Drinking Water: Causes, Controls, and Consequences

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Publication Date: 15/03/2019

Pages: 320

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781780406657

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Taste and Odour in Source and Drinking Water provides an updated evaluation of the characterization and management of taste and odour (T&O) in source and drinking waters. Authored by international experts from the IWA Specialist Group on Off-flavours in the Aquatic Environment, the book represents an important resource that synthesizes current knowledge on the origins, mitigation, and management of aquatic T&O problems. The material provides new knowledge for an increasing widespread degradation of source waters and global demand for high-quality potable water. Key topics include:

  • early warning
  • detection and source-tracking
  • chemical, sensory and molecular diagnosis
  • treatment options for common odorants and minerals
  • source management
  • modelling and risk assessment
  • future research directions


Taste and Odour in Source and Drinking Water is directed towards a wide readership of scientists, engineers, technical operators and managers, and presents both practical and theoretical material, including an updated version of the benchmark Drinking Water Taste and Odour Wheel and a new Biological Wheel to provide a practical and informative tool for the initial diagnosis of the chemical and biological sources of aquatic T&O.

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Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 -The drinking water taste-and-odour wheel after 30 years

Chapter 3 - Biological production of taste and odour compounds

Chapter 4 - Chemical analytical techniques for taste and odour compounds

Chapter 5 - Advances in sensory measurement determinations

Chapter 6 - Removal of odourants from drinking water

Chapter 7 - Management of T&O in source water

Chapter 8 - Characterization and removal of minerals that cause taste

Chapter 9 - Risk management of public perception

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