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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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    WSO Disinfection By-products DVD

    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 ...

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    UV Disinfection Knowledge Base

    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 ...

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    AWWA C651-14 Disinfecting Water Mains

    This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. Topics covered include forms of chlorine disinfection, a description of the disinfection procedure, preventive and corrective measures during construction, methods of chlorination, final flushing, bacteriological testing, redisinfection, final ...

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    Nitrification in the Distribution System DVD

    Water operators face ever increasing challenges to balance a list of drinking water regulations with water quality controls. To manage disinfection and control disinfection byproducts, many utilities have turned to chloramination for secondary disinfection. Chloraminating systems however, are prone to “nitrification-related accelerated ...

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    Where Does Water Come From? Where Does Water Go? DVD

    Where does tap water come from? What happens to water after it goes down the drain? Why does water need to be cleaned before and after people use it? Kids learn all the answers in this entertaining video.Children watch how the earth recycles water using the hydrologic cycle. Easy-to-understand animation and live action brings the water cycle to ...

  • Comprehensive Environmental Mass Spectrometry

    Mass spectrometry is the most sensitive, rapid and informative analytical tool available. In full colour throughout, this book describes the power of this technique in resolving environmental issues, demonstrating how real-world complex problems can be solved in a simple and elegant way. The book begins with the general principles of mass ...

  • Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment

    The rapid development of nanoscience enables a technology revolution that will soon impact virtually every facet of the water sector. Yet, there is still too little understanding of what nanoscience and nanotechnology is, what can it do and whether to fear it or not, even among the educated public as well as scientists and engineers from other ...

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics in Drinking Water Treatment

    Special Offer: KWR Drinking Water Treatment Set - Buy all five books together and save a total £119!Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) uses advanced numerical models to predict flow, mixing and (bio)-chemical reactions. In drinking water engineering, CFD is increasingly applied to predict the performance of treatment installations and to optimise ...

  • Helminths: Handbook for Identification and Counting of Parasitic Helminth Eggs in Urban Wastewater

    Helminths: Handbook for Identification and Counting of ParasiticHelminth Eggs in Urban Wastewater is the result of several studies that the public entity for sanitation and wastewater treatment in Murcia Region (ESAMUR), has undertaken regarding the presence of helminth eggs in both urban wastewater and reclaimed water, and their behavior in the ...

  • Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water: Formation, Analysis, and Control

    The EPA has established regulations which classify four types of disinfection byproducts - TTHMs, haloacetic acids, bromate, and chlorite - and requires public water systems limit these byproducts to specific levels. Most of the information required to comply with these standards is either scattered throughout the literature or derived from ...

  • Guidance Manual for the Minimisation of NDMA and other Nitrosamines in Drinking and Recycled Water

    N‐nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a nitrogen‐containing organic compound that has known carcinogenic properties. NDMA has been a health concern for some industries for a number of years as it is used in rubber formulations, as a fire retardant, antioxidant, additive for lubricants and softener of copolymers; it is also a degradation product of ...

  • Haloforms and Related Compounds in Drinking Water

    Drinking water quality has been a matter of concern for several decades. Disinfection of drinking water improves its microbiological quality and prevents disease outbreaks. However, continuously increasing scientific research concerns the presence of organic and inorganic contaminants in water. Many of these compounds, named haloforms, originate ...

  • Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation: Water and Wastewater Applications

    Since the implementation of the USEPA Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan, many water treatment and wastewater treatment utilities have converted to on-site sodium hypochlorite generation. Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation: Water and Wastewater Applications is a comprehensive text and design manual for on-site sodium hypochlorite ...

  • Human Exposure to Pollutants via Dermal Absorption and Inhalation

    The human body is exposed to pollution on a daily basis via dermal exposure and inhalation. This book reviews the information necessary to address the steps in exposure assessment relevant to air pollution. The aim is to identify available information including data sources and models, and show that an integrated multi-route exposure model can be ...

  • Human Exposure to Pollutants via Dermal Absorption and Inhalation

    The human body is exposed to pollution on a daily basis via dermal exposure and inhalation. This book reviews the information necessary to address the steps in exposure assessment relevant to air pollution. The aim is to identify available information including data sources and models, and show that an integrated multi-route exposure model can be ...

  • Naturally-Produced Organohalogens

    Should the production and use of chlorine and all chlorinated organic compounds be halted, in view of their adverse effects on the environment and human health? Those in favour argue that certain chlorinated compounds (PCBs, DDT, CFCs, etc.) have large negative environmental effects. The use of chlorine in disinfectants leads to the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water comprises the proceedings of COST Action 637 – METEAU, held in Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010 This book collates the understanding of the various factors which control metals and ...

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