water supply contamination Books

  • Drinking Water Quality: Problems and Solutions, 2nd Edition

    This textbook provides a comprehensive review of the problems associated with the supply of drinking water in the developed world. Since the first edition of this book was published, water companies and regulators have been presented with numerous new challenges - global warming has seriously affected water supplies and water quality; advances in ...

  • Cyanobacterial Toxins of Drinking Water Supplies

    The contamination of both drinking and recreational water supplies by cyanobacteria is increasingly a cause for concern worldwide. While contamination causes livestock deaths with relative frequency, acute poisoning is rare in humans. However, there is growing apprehension over the possible role of cylindrospermopsins and microcystins in ...

  • Depleted Uranium in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

    This report confirms for the first time that depleted uranium (DU) from weapons used in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1994 and 1995 has contaminated local supplies of drinking water at one site, and can still be found in dust particles suspended in the air. The UNEP team who collated the information included representatives from the World Health ...

  • Water Supply in Emergency Situations

    Water is essential for life and the trigger for this book is in the increasing threats to uninterrupted, good quality water to large concentrations of population, which include natural and manmade, the latter including accidental and, unfortunately, also intentional. Israel in particular is aware of the risks of terror, including to its water ...

  • Water Supply in Emergency Situations

    Water is essential for life and the trigger for this book is in the increasing threats to uninterrupted, good quality water to large concentrations of population, which include natural and manmade, the latter including accidental and, unfortunately, also intentional. Israel in particular is aware of the risks of terror, including to its water ...

  • Water Contamination Emergencies - Enhancing Our Response

    Contamination of water supplies and the immediate availability of appropriate emergency responses to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) events which result in contaminated water are becoming increasingly relevant and significant issues in the water industry and in the wider world. Consequently, new strategies and technologies are ...

  • Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    The malicious contamination of food and water supplies for terrorist purposes is a real and current threat: deliberate contamination at one location could have severe global public health, trade and consumer confidence implications. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop responded to increasing concern in many countries that chemical, biological or ...

  • Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    The malicious contamination of food and water supplies for terrorist purposes is a real and current threat: deliberate contamination at one location could have severe global public health, trade and consumer confidence implications. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop responded to increasing concern in many countries that chemical, biological or ...

  • Environmental Law Deskbook, 7th Edition

    CLICK HERE to Download this Table of Contents for free. (PDF) Description:The new edition of the Environmental Law Deskbook provides complete and up-to-date versions of the statutes with the ...

  • 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 ...

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