waterborne disease Books

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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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    Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning from Frontline Experience with Contamination

    Safe drinking water is essential to human life. Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience with Contamination provides those who carry responsibility for ensuring safe drinking water an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others. This book presents 21 case studies—10 waterborne disease outbreaks, 7 cases of severe ...

  • Aquatic Habitats in Sustainable Urban Water Management

    Aquatic habitats supply a wide range of vital ecosystem benefits to cities and their inhabitants. The unsustainable use of aquatic habitats, including inadequate urban water management, however, tends to alter and reduce their biodiversity and thereby diminish their ability to provide clean water, protect us from waterborne diseases and ...

  • Cryptosporidium

    Cryptosporidium, in its various forms, is a widely recognised cause of outbreaks of waterborne disease. Regulatory bodies worldwide are increasingly requiring the development of 'fit-for-purpose' detection methods for this protozoan parasite, but analysis is often problematic. Bringing together international academic and industry-based experts, ...

  • Economics of Water Resources: From Regulation to Privatization

    The Second Edition of Economics of Water Resources: From Regulation to Privatization updates and expands the exposition of the authors' central theses concerning: the integration of water quantity-quality issues, and the treatment of water as a multi-product commodity, with the market playing the major role in the determination of water ...

  • 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 ...

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