Water Disinfection 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 ...

  • Natural Organic Matter in Water

    An essential resource containing the latest breakthroughs in the characterization, treatment and removal of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) from drinking water, Natural Organic Matter in Waters: Characterization and Treatment Methods focuses on advance filtration and treatment options, and processes for reducing disinfection by-products.     Based on ...

  • Disinfection By-Products and Human Health

    Disinfection By-Products and Human Health is based on contributions from speakers who participated in May 2011 workshops on Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) and Human Health at Ozwater 11 in Adelaide, Australia or at an AWA sponsored workshop at the Curtin Water Quality Research Centre, Perth, Australia. The contributions are prepared to facilitate ...

  • Heads Up! Early Warning Systems for Climate, Water and Weather-related Hazards

    The forces of nature can have deadly and damaging consequences for societies and ecosystems that stand in their path. Early warning systems offer one of the best defenses against the adverse effects of climate, water, weather and geologic hazards, although far too often this realization is made after disaster strikes.Heads Up! provides a useful ...

  • Handbook for defining and setting up a Food Security Information and Early Warning System (FSIEWS) (En)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Policy and Economic Development SeriesThe World Food Summit, held in Rome in November 1996, recognized the urgency of improving the information available to governments, their international partners and all members of civil society in every country, in order to guide their actions against food insecurity and to make them ...

  • Natural Organics Removal Using Membranes: Principles, Performance, and Cost

    Natural Organics Removal Using Membranes: Principles, Performance, and Cost provides a unique combination of important new data and operational parameters on the role of membranes in removing natural organic materials during water treatment. It examines and compares the three pressure-driven membrane processes of choice-ultrafiltration, ...

  • Under the Weather: Climate, Ecosystems, and Infectious Disease

    Since the dawn of medical science, people have recognized connections between a change in the weather and the appearance of epidemic disease. With today's technology, some hope that it will be possible to build models for predicting the emergence and spread of many infectious diseases based on climate and weather forecasts. However, separating the ...

  • Analysis of Wastewater for Use in Agriculture

    An illustrated guide to the laboratory analysis of treated wastewater intended for use in agriculture. Noting that the use of wastewater for crop irrigation is becoming increasingly common, the book aims to help laboratories ensure that wastewaters intended for agricultural use comply with WHO guideline values for microbiological quality. These ...

  • Perspectives in Modern Seismology

    Introduction.- Earthquake Early Warning Systems.- A Combined Geophysical/Engineering Approach of the Seismic Safety of Long-Span Bridges.- Earthquake Modelling in the Dead Sea Basin.- Nonlinear Seismology - The Seismology of the XXI Century.- Structure of the Upper Mantle beneath Northern Eurasia Derived from Russian Deep-Seismic PNE Profiles.- ...

  • Famine Early Warning Systems and Remote Sensing Data

    This book describes the interdisciplinary work of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) and its influence on methodological and development policies in the US. FEWS NET operational needs have driven science in biophysical remote sensing applications through its ...

  • Earthquake Early Warning Systems

    Seismic early warning is being recognized as a methodology which offers the biggest potential for real time seismic risk mitigation, particularly in towns and industrial areas. In order to be effectively applied it requires close cooperation between seismologists, communication experts and seismic engineers. The added value of this book is to ...

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