Drinking Water Books

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Tenure in REDD: Start-point or afterthought?

by Earthprint Ltd

As new mechanisms for ‘reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation’ (REDD) are being negotiated in international climate change talks, resource tenure must be given greater attention. Tenure over land and trees – the systems of rights, rules, institutions and processes regulating their access and use – will affect the extent to ...;

Microbial Waterborne Pathogens

by IWA Publishing

In the developed world, the connection between water, hygiene and health is taken for granted. However, for the less fortunate majority, access to potable water is non-existent and remains a daily struggle. Bacteria, viruses and parasites in contaminated water cause water borne disease. Of concern are the so-called new emerging pathogens, ...;

Water Supply and Sanitation for All

by IWA Publishing

The supply of healthy drinking water and disposal of our wastewater is a central problem. Solving this problem is one of the claims of the UN Millennium Development Goals, and consequently an obligation for all those involved with water to join efforts in finding solutions.;

Drinking Water and Infectious Disease

by IWA Publishing

There still exists considerable uncertainty in many countries about the contribution of drinking water to sporadic cases for disease. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in cooperation with the WHO, led the Workshop on Moleculare Technologies for Safe Drinking Water in 1998 to address the role of water in the ...;

Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking Water

by IWA Publishing

Inadequate drinking water quality and poor sanitation have remained the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. In 1996 the OECD called for concerted action to improve the assessment and management of the world's sources of drinking water.;

Fluoride in Drinking-water

by IWA Publishing

Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentrations in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease. The primary focus of Fluoride in Drinking Water is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking water. The book fills the urgent need, identified for updating the WHO ...;

Drinking Water Quality Management from Catchment to Consumer: A Practical Guide for Utilities Based on Water Safety Plans

by IWA Publishing

The Bonn Network is a global group of water suppliers who have adopted the Bonn Charter for Safe Drinking Water. The network was originally established to develop and share best practice in drinking water quality management.Drinking Water Quality Management from Catchment to Consumer is a best practice book that brings together the experience of ...;

Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

by IWA Publishing

Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water comprises the proceedings of COST Action 637 – METEAU, held in Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010This book collates the understanding of the various factors which control metals and related substances in drinking water with an aim to minimize environmental impacts.Metals and Related ...;

Water and Energy - Threats and Opportunities

by IWA Publishing

Water and Energy – Threats and Opportunities creates an awareness of the important couplings between water and energy. It shows how energy is used in all the various water cycle operations and demonstrates how water is used – and misused – in all kinds of energy production and generation.;

Confined Space Entry: Investigation (DVD)

by Dupont Sustainable Solutions

Take an in-depth look at two real confined space accidents, what happened, what went wrong and how they could have been prevented with this training program.Using two real confined space accidents, this high-impact program will teach your employees how to work safely in confined spaces. What happened, what went wrong and how the accidents could ...;

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