Drinking Water Books

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Safe Drinking Water Workshop for Consumers Report

by Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

The Environmental Law Institute convened a one-day workshop on May 6, 1997 to allow citizens in the Washington, D. C. area to discuss the new community right-to-know amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act. The objectives of the workshop were to: (1) develop citizen awareness about drinking water quality issues; (2) help state and local ...;

Stochastic Water Demand Modelling - Hydraulics in Water Distribution Networks

by IWA Publishing

Water quality processes in the drinking water distribution network are strongly influenced by the flow velocity and residence time of the water in the network. In order to understand how the water quality changes in the drinking water distribution network, a good understanding of hydraulics is required. Specifically in the periphery of 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.;

Institutional Governance and Regulation of Water Services

by IWA Publishing

Institutional Governance and Regulation of Water Services provides the key elements of policy, governance and regulation necessary for sustainable water and sanitation services. On policy matters, it covers important aspects of separation of policy and delivery, integrated planning, sustainable cost recovery, provisions for the poor, and ...;

Safe Piped Water

by IWA Publishing

The factors affecting the presence and growth of micro-organisms in piped networks are reviewed in this book, as are the practices of water supply organisations that can directly or indirectly influence their presence and growth. The information and conclusions are intended for policy makers and those responsible for formulating 'Water Safety ...;

Designing and Optimizing Drinking Water Treatment Processes - A Guide to Conducting Investigations

by IWA Publishing

Water treatment facilities normally have a design life of several decades or more and represent a major capital investment and normally significant ongoing operating costs. The optimal design of such facilities typically requires on-site investigations, and Designing and Optimizing Drinking Water Treatment Processes focuses on the important ...;

WSO: Disinfection By-products DVD

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Disinfection is essential in the battle against waterborne disease; however disinfectants can also create unwanted by-products. These disinfection by-products or DBPs are a concern because they can potentially cause long term health issues. This creates a tough balancing act for utilities: protecting the public from waterborne disease while ...;

UV Disinfection Knowledge Base

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The practice of drinking water UV disinfection has evolved considerably over the last 10 years in terms of regulations, science and technology. These changes have spawned questions among water utility managers, treatment operators, design engineers and drinking water regulators, such as,  -How much Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and virus ...;

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 ...;

Groundwater Management in Asian Cities

by Springer

In 2007, the world's urban population surpassed the number of people living in rural areas and is still growing. The number of city dwellers who do not have access to piped water and rely on groundwater is also increasing. In many Asian cities, groundwater is not only the source of domestic water but also an important resource for industrial ...;

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