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Water contamination emergencies [electronic resource] : managing the threats /
edited by Ulrich Borchers, John Gray, K. Clive Thompson.
imprint
Cambridge, England : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2013]
description
x, 376 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1849734410, 9781849734417
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cambridge, England : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2013]
isbn
1849734410
9781849734417
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
"A volume based on the proceedings of the Water Contamination Emergencies: Managing the Threats conference held at the IWW Water Centre, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany on 19-21 November 2012"--T.p. verso.
catalogue key
12605552
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
How do we assess and manage the actual risks from water contamination? Can we learn from previous experiences? What can be done in the future? This book is the proceedings of the 5th conference on this topic and addresses these topics relating to drinking water and drinking water systems.
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How do we assess and manage the actual risks from water contamination? Can we learn from previous experiences? What can be done in future? This book is the proceedings of the fifth conference on this topic and addresses these topics relating to drinking water and drinking water systems. With emphasis on effectively and efficiently managing the risks and threats and sharing experiences, it provides information on successful use of leading-edge technologies and best practice both now and for the future. The book will appeal across a diverse group from public health professionals, water companies and water security experts and regulators.
Main Description
How do we assess and manage the actual risks from water contamination? Can we learn from previous experiences? What can be done in future? This book is the proceedings of the fifth conference on this topic and addresses these issues relating to drinking water and drinking water systems. With emphasis on effectively and efficiently managing the risks and threats and sharing experiences, it provides information on successful use of leading-edge technologies and best practice both now and for the future. With contributions from leading scientists and experts in academia and industry it offers a truly international perspective on our ability to deal with water contamination emergencies. Emphasis is given to prevention, strategy and unusual emergency incident situations relating to drinking water. The book will appeal across a diverse group from public health professionals, water companies and water security experts and regulators.

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