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    The Chlorine Revolution: Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives

    Perhaps no other advancement of public health has been as significant. Yet, few know the intriguing story of a simple idea–disinfecting public water systems with chlorine–that in just 100 years has saved more lives than any other single health development in human history.At the turn of the 20th century, most scientists and doctors ...

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    The Chlorine Revolution: Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives

    Perhaps no other advancement of public health has been as significant. Yet, few know the intriguing story of a simple idea–disinfecting public water systems with chlorine–that in just 100 years has saved more lives than any other single health development in human history.At the turn of the 20th century, most scientists and doctors ...

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    M60 Drought Preparedness and Response, Second Edition

    Providing a reliable supply of water requires being prepared for water shortages of varying degree and duration, and preparing for drought and water shortages before they occur is the best defense. A Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP) enables a water supplier to assess the risks and reduce the vulnerability of a community to drought impacts ...

  • Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    The main focus of Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment is to explore the untold stories of groundwater arsenic in view of its poisonous nature for human health, social implications, exposure and risk assessment, worldwide concentrations with space-time dimension, micro level GIS application in spatial arsenic concentration, policy ...

  • Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment

    Perfluoroalkyl substances are compounds that have been around since the 1950s. Only recently has their adverse human health and ecological consequences become known. There are books that either investigate the chemistry or explore the toxicity of these compounds. This is the only book that will provide a holistic look at this very complex problem ...

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  • Disinfection By-Products and Human Health

    Disinfection By-Products and Human Health is based on contributions from speakers who participated in May 2011 workshops on Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) and Human Health at Ozwater 11 in Adelaide, Australia or at an AWA sponsored workshop at the Curtin Water Quality Research Centre, Perth, Australia. The contributions are prepared to facilitate ...

  • Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water

    This Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water arises from the knowledge collected by the European Research Network COST Action 637 involving 27 European countries and the USA. Besides the large number of important papers, reports and reviews already available on various aspects of arsenic occurrence in environment, water and ...

  • Filtration Materials for Groundwater: A Guide to Good Practice

    Ground water is a source for drinking and industrial water supply and pollution created by active industrial sites often causes social, health, and environmental problems.  This groundwater eventually drains into an adjacent water sources.   Filtration Materials for Groundwater: A Guide to Good Practice presents the up-to-date technology of ...

  • Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health

    Domestic animals contaminate recreational waters and drinking-water sources with excreta and pathogens; but this threat to public health is inadequately understood and is insufficiently addressed in regulations. More than 85% of the world’s faecal wastes is from domestic animals such as poultry, cattle, sheep and pigs. These animals harbor ...

  • Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

    Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and risk assessment promises a ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and risk assessment promises a ...

  • Interconnections Between Human and Ecosystem Health

    This book addresses comparisons between human-environmental health and the health of the natural world by authors from several disciplines such as molecular biology, toxicology, ecology, risk assessment and risk perception, economics, psychology and literature. Because the subject of the book is necessarily multidisciplinary, the authors have ...

  • Ecotoxicology, Ecological Risk Assessment and Multiple Stressors

    The interaction between environment and health is far more complex than is commonly understood. In particular, little attention has been paid to the interaction of different pollutants in the human body as well as in the environment. Even low level exposure over a period of time to a complex cocktail of pollutants in air, water, food and consumer ...

  • The Illusion of Certainty

    This book peels away the 'veneer of certainty' which many of us attach to health risk and benefit information given to us in our daily lives. It was written and designed primarily to assist the public in comprehending and interpreting the uncertainty associated with the overwhelming amount of information on medical and environmental health risks. ...

  • The Illusion of Certainty

    This book peels away the 'veneer of certainty' which many of us attach to health risk and benefit information given to us in our daily lives. It was written and designed primarily to assist the public in comprehending and interpreting the uncertainty associated with the overwhelming amount of information on medical and environmental health risks. ...

  • Environmental Risk Assessment

    This book deals with environmental and human risk problems caused by contamination from the perspective of real world applications with quantitative procedures. It includes risk methods for the discussion of environmental problems where data are sparse or fuzzy, as well as incorporating political, social and economic considerations in determining ...

  • Theoretical and Mathematical Foundations of Human Health Risk Analysis

    Scientists and regulators have struggled to define the role of theory, experiments, models and common sense in risk analysis. This situation has been made worse by the isolation of theory from modeling, of experimentation from theory, and of practical action from basic science. This book arises from efforts at regulatory agencies and ...

  • Risk Assessment and Environmental Management - A Case Study in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

    Soil contamination can create unacceptable ecological or human health risks. Mapping of contaminated soil sites and the resulting cleanup are time consuming and expensive tasks, requiring extensive amounts of geology, hydrology, chemistry and computer modeling ...

  • Mercury as a Global Pollutant: Human Health Issues

    This book comprises papers which were initially presented as part of the Human Health Effects of Methylmercury section at the Fourth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant held in Hamburg, Germany, August 4-8, 1996. The international concern for the human health effects of methylmercury, especially potential effects on the ...

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