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This compilation covers all aspects of biodegradable organic matter in drinking water by addressing the improvement made to water treatment and quality during the last 20 years twenty years. They have synthesized this vast wealth of international research, with coverage of: the fractionation and characterization of natural organic matter, the development of new methods for measuring BOM in water, the understanding of various factors affecting the behavior of organic matter in water treatment processes and the bacterial dynamics in biological filters and distribution systems.