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Published Books or Chapters of Books Authored or Co-Authored by Lina:

Boulos, L. et al. Demonstration of an Electrochemical Reactor to Minimize Brominated DBPs in a Drinking Water Process, Project 4216, published in 2013 by the Water Research Foundation.

A manuscript DWS10-08 entitled: ‘Practical Studies of the Electrolysis and Volatilization of the Bromide from Drinking Water to Minimize Bromate Production by Ozonation” with a “ accepted for publication in Ozone Science and Engineering after minor revisions” status.

Boulos, L., Baribeau, H., Carrico, B., Crozes, G. Kimbrough, D., and Suffet, M. An Electrochemical Reactor to Minimize Brominated DBPs in a Conventional Treatment Plant. AwwaRF, AWWA, and IWA published report # 91202, April 2008.

Boulos, L., Baribeau, H., Singer, P., Nichols, C., Williams, S., and Gullick, R. "Methodology for Selecting Distribution System Sites for DBP Monitoring." In Water Quality in the Distribution System, Chapter 10, American Water Works Association, 2005.

Min, J.H., Boulos, L., Brown, J.C., Le Gouellec, Y., Cornwell, D., Coppola, E., Baxley, S., Rine, J. Hering, J.G., and Vurnal, N. "Innovative Alternatives to Minimize Arsenic, Perchlorate, and Nitrate Residuals." American Water Works Association Research Foundation. March 2005.

Min, J.H., Boulos, L., Brown, J.C., Le Gouellec, Y., Cornwell, D., Coppola, E., Baxley, S., Rine, J., Hering, J., and Vural, N. "Innovative Treatment Alternatives to Minimize Residuals Containing Nitrate, Perchlorate, and Arsenic." American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO. 2004.

Tripp, A.R., Clifford, D.A., Roberts, D.J., Cang, Y., Aldridge, L., Gillogly, T.E.T., and Boulos, L. "Treatment of Perchlorate in Groundwater by Ion-Exchange Technology." American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Report 90943, Denver, CO, May 2003.

Najm, I., Boulos, L., LeChevallier, M., Norton, C., Volk, C., Randall, A., Escobar, I., Kiene, L., and Campos, C. "Case Studies of the Impacts of Treatment Changes on Biostability in Full-Scale Distribution Systems." American Water Works Association Research Foundation/American Water Works Association, Report 90816, Denver, CO, 2000.

Published Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles Authored or Co-Authored by Lina:

Kimbrough, D, Boulos, L., Surawanvijit, S. , Zacheis, A. , and Cohen, Y.  A 10 L/m Pilot Plant for the Removal of Bromide. Published in June 2013 edition of Journal AWWA, Volume 105, Number 6

Kimbrough, D., Boulos, L., Surawanvijit, S., Westerhoff, P. Suffet, M., and Dunahee, N. Practical Studies of the Electrolysis and Volatilization of the Bromide from Drinking Water to Minimize Bromate Production by Ozonation. Ozone: Science & Engineering 34: 269–279. July 2012.

Kimbrough, D., Boulos, L., and Surawanvijit, S. Oxidation and Volatilization of Bromide by Electrolysis in Drinking Water. Journal of Water Supply Research and Technolody, AQUA, 2011.

Brown, J.C., Anderson, R.D., Min, J.H., Boulos, L., Prasifka, D.W., and Juby, G.J.G. "Fixed-Bed Biological Treatment of Perchlorate-Contaminated Drinking Water." Journal of the American Water Works Association. May 2005. Adham, S., Gagliardo, P., Boulos, L., Oppenheimer, J., Whitman, E-J, and Trussell, R. "In Search of Purer Waters." Water Environment & Technology, 11:11. 1999.

Boulos, L., Prevost, M., Barbeau, B., Coallier, J., and Desjardins, R. "LIVE/DEAD® BacLight™: Application of a New Rapid Staining Method for Direct Enumeration of Viable and Total Bacteria in Drinking Water." Journal of Microbiological Methods, 37:1:77-86. 1999.

Barbeau, B., Boulos, L., Desjardins, R., Coallier, J., and Prevost, M. "Examining the Use of Aerobic Spore-Forming Bacteria to Assess the Efficiency of Chlorination." Water Research, 33:13. 1999.

Barbeau, B., Boulos, L., Desjardins, R., Coallier, J. and Duchesne, D. "A Modified Method for the Enumeration of Aerobic Spore-Forming Bacteria." Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 43:10, 1997.

Select Published Conference Proceedings Authored or Co-Authored by Lina:

Surawanvijit, S., Kimborough, D., Boulos, L., Zacheis, A., and Cohen Y. Impact of Bromide Removal by Electrollysis on THMs, HAAs, and TOX Formation. Proceedings of the American Water Works Association 2010 Water Quality Technology Conference, Savannah, GA, November 15-17, 2010.

Kimborough, D., Boulos, L., Zacheis, A., and Dunahee, N. Electrolysis, Bromide Removal, and Ozonation: The Impact on Bromate Formation in Drinking Water. Proceedings of the American Water Works Association 2010 Water Quality Technology Conference, Savannah, GA, November 15-17, 2010.

Kimborough, D., Boulos, L., Surawanvijit, S., and Zacheis, A. The Reaction Rates and Removal Efficiency of Bromide by Electrolytic Oxidation and Volatilization. Poster presented at the American Water Works Association 2010 Water Quality Technology Conference, Savannah, GA, November 15-17, 2010. The poster was awarded first place by the AWWA.

Boulos, et al. “Investigating the Synergy of an Electrolytic Reactor for Bromide Removal with Conventional Water Treatment Processes.” Proceedings of the Joint International Ozone Association and International UV Association, Los Angeles, CA, August 27-29, 2007.

Boulos, et al. “Benefits of Implementing Enhanced Coagulation at the Los Angeles Aqueduct Filtration Plant.” Proceedings of the Joint International Ozone Association and International UV Association, Los Angeles, CA, August 27-29, 2007.

Boulos, L., Crozes, G., Stolarik, G., Male, M., Joost, R., and Pound, C. "Meeting Arsenic and Other Treatment Goals at the Los Angeles Aqueduct Filtration Plant." Proceedings of the American Water Works Association 2005 Water Quality Technology Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, November 6-10, 2005.

Boulos, L., Baribeau, H., Singer, P., Nichols, C., Williams, S., and Gullick, R. "Methodology for Selecting Distribution System Sites for DBP Monitoring." In Water Quality in the Distribution System, Chapter 10, American Water Works Association, 2005.

Boulos, L., Min, J.H., Juby, G.J.G., Anderson, R.D., Prasifka, D.W., Brown, J.C., and Kimbrough, D. "Dealing with Perchlorate in the Santa Clarita Valley, CA." Paper presented at the American Water Works Association 2004 Water Quality Technology Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 14-18, 2004.

Boulos, L., Meyerhofer, J.A., and Thomson, S. "City of Santa Barbara Looking at Ways to Stay on Free Chlorine." Paper presented at the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association 2004 Spring Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 13-16, 2004.

Boulos, L., Singer, P.C., Nichols, and Gullick, R. "Formation and Decay of THMs and HAAs in Dynamic Distribution Systems: Results of Five Case Studies." Paper presented at the American Water Works Association 2003 Water Quality Technology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, November 2-5, 2003.

Active Conference Presentations
Lina has presented papers at several conferences including:

-AWWA Annual Conference
-WQTC (Water Quality Technology Conference)
-CA-NV AWWA Section Conferences
-Florida AWWA Section Conference
-GRA Groundwater Association of California
-World Congress
-American Geophysical Union/Canadian Geophysical Union/Society of Exploration Geophysicists/Environmental and Engineering
-Distribution System Symposium
-Americana conference (Canada)