water microbiology Books

  • Drinking Water Microbiology

    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art review of the analysis and treatment of drinking water for microbial contamination, the direct cause of diseases and infant mortality primarily in the third world, but affecting industrialized countries as well. As a result of growing concern over waterborne epidemics, the 1980s were dedicated ...

  • Monitoring Water in the 1990's: Meeting New Challenges

    11 chapters: • General Specifications, Technical Resources, and Statistical Methods• Sampling of Water and Water-Formed Deposits, and Surveillance of Water• Methods of Radiochemical Analysis• Inorganic Constituents in Water• Methods for Analysis for Organic substances in Water• Sediments• Membranes and Ion ...

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    M68 Water Quality in Distribution Systems

    Distribution systems represent the last barrier available to water systems to maintain safe and high-quality water, and this manual provides a “first stop” for common distribution system water quality challenges. M68 offers practical guidance and best management practices for maintaining and improving distribution system water quality. It will ...

  • Practical Manual of Groundwater Microbiology, Second Edition

    Although microorganisms can be found virtually anywhere on our planet, from clouds to soils to oceans, they are often poorly understood when examining issues related to groundwater and water wells. Focusing on the impact of microorganisms on groundwater and water wells, Practical Manual of Groundwater Microbiology, Second Edition presents over 75% ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water Distribution System Monitoring: A Practical Approach for Evaluating Water Quality

    Despite the publication of the Lead and Copper Rule more than ten years ago, compliance is still a major challenge. Due to continuing modifications to the rule, the need for an alternative protocol for obtaining representative water quality samples has been expressed by the drinking water industry. This book explores new procedures and a ...

  • Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology

    Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology aims to promote the uptake of innovative micro and nano-technological approaches towards the development of an integrated, cost-effective nano-biological sensor useful for security and environmental assays. The book describes the concerted efforts of a large European research project ...

  • Environmental Pollution Control Microbiology: A Fifty-Year Perspective

    Compiling knowledge gained through more than 50 years of experience in environmental engineering technology, this book illustrates the application of fundamental concepts in microbiology to provide a sound basis for the design and operation of various biological systems used in solving environmental challenges in the air, water, and soil. ...

  • Practical Manual of Groundwater Microbiology, Second Edition

    Although microorganisms can be found virtually anywhere on our planet, from clouds to soils to oceans, they are often poorly understood when examining issues related to groundwater and water wells. Focusing on the impact of microorganisms on groundwater and water wells, Practical Manual of Groundwater Microbiology, Second Edition presents over 75% ...

  • Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality Second Edition

    This Addendum to the second edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality contains reviews of a number of pathogens that occur widely in water - Aeromonas and Legionella spp., Vibrio cholerae, enteric hepatitis viruses, and protozoan parasites (Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora spp.). These review documents supersede, and are more ...

  • Quantitative Methods to Assess Capacity of Water Treatment to Eliminate Micro-Organisms

    Special Offer: KWR Drinking Water Treatment Set - Buy all five books together and save a total £119! Ever since the recognition of the important role of water in the transmission of pathogenic micro-organisms in the 19th century, microbiological safety of drinking water has been a major research issue for microbiologists in the drinking water ...

  • WSH CD-ROM Water, Sanitation and Health Electronic Library, Second Edition

    This second edition of WHO's water sanitation and health electronic library compiles information available from the World Health Organization on the theme. It includes many of the current publications and documents in HTML format, and some other resource materials such as posters in PDF format. The CD-ROM is key to increasing global access to ...

  • Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply

    Rainwater tank systems have been widely adopted across the world to provide a safe local source of water in underdeveloped rural areas, a substitution for mains water for non potable end uses in water stressed urban areas, as well as providing flooding control in monsoonal climates such as Korea, or combined sewer systems such as Germany. The ...

  • Water Scarcity in the Mediterranean

    Water scarcity affects hydrologic resources, systems connectivity, biodiversity, water quality, and river ecosystem functioning. It has direct impacts on economic sectors that use and depend on water, such as agriculture, tourism, industry, energy and transport. The Mediterranean Basin is one of the regions in the world most vulnerable to climate ...

  • Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

    Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and ...

  • Desalination Technology

    Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts  covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical issues associated with desalination technologies, ...

  • Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

    Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and ...

  • Marine Geochemistry

    Since 1980 a considerable amount of scientific research dealing with geochemical processes in marine sediments has been carried out. This textbook summarizes the state of the art in this field of research. The topics comprise the examination of sedimentological and physical properties of the sedimentary solid phase, of pore water and pore water ...

  • Treatise on Water Science

    Treatise on Water Science, Four-Volume Set Available online and in print for a limited time Water quality and management are of great significance globally, as the demand for clean, potable water far exceeds the availability. Water science research brings together the natural and applied sciences, engineering, chemistry, law and policy, and ...

  • Managing Water Well Deterioration: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 22

    Effective management of a water well requires that the water well can meet a set of performance indicators. These can include criteria related to water quality, yield, economics and asset life. Water well deterioration due to fouling and corrosion impacts the ability of a well system to meet these criteria. Managing well deterioration processes ...

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