Securing Safe Water Supplies

Available water disinfection systems rely mainly on large-scale filtration and the combination of filtration (to remove solids), and subsequent application of chemical disinfectants. This has proven to produce water of acceptable quality. Important points for application in household systems are low complexity, few training requirements, and easy transportation and distribution as well as a sufficiently high acceptance by the user. Written and endorsed by the European Federation of Food Science and Technology this book compares a variety of purification systems. There is a growing evidence base on targeting water quality improvements to maximize health benefits, and it is believed that 4% of the global disease burden could be prevented by improving water supply, sanitation, and hygiene. Better tools and procedures to improve and protect drinking-water quality at the community and urban level, for example, through Water Safety Plans include the availability of simple and inexpensive approaches to treat and safely store water at the household-level. *Provides single-source comparison of advantages and disadvantages relevant to the various practices of multiple water treatments *Acknowledges the limitations of governmental interventions that need to be supplemented by individual practices such as home implementation systems *Provides practical implementation insights and perspectives via graphs, tablesand charts that make information readily accessible and comparable

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  • Author : Erik Voigt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 82 pages
  • ISBN : 0124058868
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Securing Safe Water Supplies

Securing Safe Water Supplies
  • Author : Erik Voigt,Henry Jaeger,Dietrich Knorr
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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Available water disinfection systems rely mainly on large-scale filtration and the combination of filtration (to remove solids), and subsequent application of chemical disinfectants. This has proven to produce water of acceptable quality. Important points for application in household systems are low complexity, few training requirements, and easy transportation and distribution as well as a sufficiently high acceptance by the user. Written and endorsed by the European Federation of Food Science and Technology this book compares a variety of purification systems.

Securing Our Water Supply

Securing Our Water Supply
  • Author : Dan J. Kroll
  • Publisher : PennWell Books
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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Water is our lifeline, and ensuring its security is a top priority. Thousands of water facilities, including reservoirs, wells and treatment plants work efficiently, and quietly, but even a small attack could have disastrous effects for a community, or even an entire state. Securing Our Water Supply: Protecting a Vulnerable Resource gives a unique look at protecting all types of facilities, equipment, assets and the general population. Author Dan Kroll presents a basic primer of the threats to our water

Understanding New Security Threats

Understanding New Security Threats
  • Author : Michel Gueldry,Gigi Gokcek,Lui Hebron
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 February 2019
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This textbook examines non-traditional forms of security and expands the notion of security to include non-state actors and non-human actors. Proposing an expansive view of non-traditional forms of security that go beyond traditionally recognized issues of threats to state and national territory, this new textbook rests on the following premises: traditional state-centered threats, such as nuclear proliferation and espionage, remain a concern; old and new threats combine and create interlocking puzzles—a feature of wicked problems and wicked messes; because

Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners, and Managers

Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners, and Managers
  • Author : Ravi Jain
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 24 January 2014
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Concise and readable, Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners and Managers provides an overview of issues including infrastructure planning, planning to evaluate vulnerabilities and potential threats, capital improvement planning, and maintenance and risk management. This book also covers topics regarding potential contaminants, available water security technologies, analytical methods, and sensor technologies and networks. Other topics include transport and containment of contaminated water, treatment technologies and the treatability of contaminants. Threat and vulnerability risk assessments and capital improvement Identification and characterization

Support for Environmental Management of the Iraqi Marshlands, 2004-2009

Support for Environmental Management of the Iraqi Marshlands, 2004-2009
  • Author : Chizuru Aoki,United Nations Environment Programme
  • Publisher : UNEP/Earthprint
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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This publication is a completion report for "UNEP Support for Environmental Management of the Iraqi Marshlands" project, which was one of the largest environmental projects conducted within the framework of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Iraq Trust Fund. The publication presents the background of the project, project activities, and major outputs and results. it also makes recommendations on additional initiatives to improve the environmental conditions for the Marshlands area as well as for the country. Through this project, UNEP

Yearbook of International Organizations

Yearbook of International Organizations
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 20 January 1986
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Edition for 1983/84- published in 3 vols.: vol. 1, Organization descriptions and index; vol. 2, International organization participation; vol. 3, Global action networks; edition for 2012/2013- published in 5 vols: vol. 4, International organization bibliography and resources; vol. 4, Statistics, visualizations & patterns.

Water Challenges of an Urbanizing World

Water Challenges of an Urbanizing World
  • Author : Matjaž Glavan
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 21 March 2018
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Global water crisis is a challenge to the security, political stability and environmental sustainability of developing nations and with climate, economically and politically, induces migrations also for the developed ones. Currently, the urban population is 54% with prospects that by the end of 2050 and 2100 66% and 80%, respectively, of the world's population will live in urban environment. Untreated water abstracted from polluted resources and destructed ecosystems as well as discharge of untreated waste water is the cause of health problems and death for

Handbook of Water and Wastewater Systems Protection

Handbook of Water and Wastewater Systems Protection
  • Author : Robert M. Clark,Simon Hakim,Avi Ostfeld
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 01 September 2011
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Following the events of 9/11, the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency created the Water Protection Task Force (WPTF), which identified water and wastewater systems as a major area of vulnerability to deliberate attack. The WPTF suggested that there are steps that can be taken to reduce these vulnerabilities and to make it as difficult as possible for potential saboteurs to succeed. The WPTF recommended that be scrutinized with renewed vigor to secure water and wastewater systems against these possible