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Title: Polyacrylamide (PAM) Effects on Viruses and Bacteria Transport in an Unsaturated Oxisol 
Author: Wong, Tiow P.
Date: 2001-05
Publisher: Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation: Wong TP. 2001. Polyacrylamide (pam) effects on viruses and bacteria transport in an unsaturated oxisol. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Abstract: Experiments were to study the effects of anionic polyacrylamide (PAM) on viruses and bacteria movement in soil. A water pollution problem which affects all areas with significant rainfall is soil erosion and subsequent transport of soil and all land-based pollutants. In recent year, high molecular weight polymers, such as anionic polyacrylamides (PAMs), have been used for soil erosion control and subsequent environmental problems. PAM is found to enhance infiltration. Land application of manure, sludge, and wastewater is common in many areas of the world, including the United States. Bacteria, viruses and other pathogens can be found in these waste materials. Studies must be conducts to evaluate if the use of polymers will allow water pollution constituents such as chemicals, pesticides, and microbial pathogens to reach groundwater in aquifer.
Series/Report No.: WRRC Unedited Reports.
Description: Includes bibliographical references (leaves 76-82).
Sponsorship: Water Resources Research Center; Civil Engineering Department of University of Hawaii at Manoa
Pages/Duration: x + 82 pages
Rights: All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
LC Subject Headings: Polyacrylamide--Environmental aspects.

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