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    M4 Water Fluoridation Principles & Practices, Sixth Edition

    Water Fluoridation treatment – the adjustment addition or removal of fluoride in from drinking water to achieve good oral health and reduce tooth decay – has been practiced since the 1950s. This manual provides essential information for decision makers planning fluoridation installations, engineers designing them, and water utility personnel ...

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    M12 Simplified Procedures for Water Examination, Sixth Edition

    Reliable water quality testing forms the basis for regulatory compliance and ensures the best possible quality drinking water for the community. This manual provide 30 common lab tests for process control in drinking water production. Each test includes purpose of test, equipment list, reagents, simplified methods and procedures, and warnings and ...

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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 ...

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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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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    M61 Desalination of Seawater

    As worldwide fresh water supplies become increasingly stressed from population growth and uncontrolled water use, desalination of seawater has become an increasingly sought-after alternative for new water supply in coastal areas. AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices M61 provides technical and planning guidance for drinking water utilities that ...

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    2011 Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings

    Papers and presentations made at the 2011 AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 12 - 16, 2011, in Washington, D.C. The AWWA annual conference amasses the largest amount of knowledge and experience in the drinking water field for 3 ½ days of technical sessions covering resource development, water treatment, distribution, finance, ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume II

    Following on from Volume I, this second volume presents an extended look at environmental modelling research and its applications from an even larger selection of global experts. The book presents timely topics and applications of the study of environmental contaminants, with detailed discussions of mathematical concepts used. Five sections cover ...

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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 ...

  • Food and Resilience

    43.2 FOOD AND RESILIENCE explores the impacts of climate change on our food systems, with a particular eye on the innovations that will allow us to create a more resilient nutritional ...

  • 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 ...

  • Manual on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Practitioners

    The Manual on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Practitioners aims: • to introduce the principles and concepts contained in the United Nations resolutions recognizing the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation (HRWS) • to clarify the language and terminology used in the promotion of human ...

  • Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation

    Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation aims to provide a statistical overview about water abstraction, consumption, tariffs and data on sewage and wastewater treatment at an international level. It is mainly based on the statistical information provided by IWA Specialist Group on Statistics and Economics.  The book is structured in three main ...

  • Guidance for Professional Development in Drinking Water and Wastewater Industry

    Guidance for Professional Development in Drinking Water and Wastewater Industry recognises the water practitioners journey from the novice student phase all the way to an established expert position, both on technological and professional fronts. This book reviews various career phases and helps realise purpose, motivation, responsibilities and ...

  • Health & Safety Management System Handbook

    SHEQ Centre of Excellence have developed a book to help organisations and health and safety personnel implement a Health & Safety Management System in line with the requirements of the International Standard OHSAS 18001. The book explains what a management system standard is in simple terms, and provides guidance and template documents to help ...

  • Book Harmful Algae Blooms in Drinking Water: Removal of Cyanobacterial Cells and Toxins

    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occurring in freshwater, and the associated toxins they produce, are dangerous to animals and humans. Mitigating the increasing presence of HABs presents a major challenge to water managers and drinking water utilities across the world. This book explores the current research on removal of HABs and toxins from drinking ...

  • The Regulation of Water and Waste Services:

    The public water supply, urban wastewater and urban waste management services are essential to the well-being of citizens, public health and economic activities. These are generally provided under natural or legal monopoly, so there is no incentive for utilities to search for greater efficiency and effectiveness and as such there is an increasing ...

  • Reservoir Eutrophication: Preventive Management

    The overall objective of Reservoir Eutrophication: Preventive Management is to present the environmental and anthropogenic factors associated with the process of eutrophication and algal blooms in the Rio Verde reservoir and propose lake use and management technologies in order to minimize the problem. Eutrophication process in Rio Verde reservoir ...

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