Reducing Taste and
Odor and Other Algae-Related
Problems for Surface Water Supplies in Arid
A Cooperative Research and Implementation Program
Arizona State University
Salt River Project
Central Arizona Project
This guide was developed to facilitate identification
of dominant algae in the
CAP/SRP/Phoenix water supply and treatment systems
by water utilities personnel.
Specific emphasis was placed on the culprit taste and odor-producing organisms.
The Interactive Taxonomic Guide was designed and
authored and photomicrographs taken by Thomas A. Dempster.
Questions and comments about the Interactive Taxonomic Guide may be directed