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Water contamination emergencies : monitoring, understanding and acting /
edited by K. Clive Thompson, Ulrich Borchers.
imprint
Cambridge UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, c2011.
description
viii, 170 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
184973156X, 9781849731560
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imprint
Cambridge UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, c2011.
isbn
184973156X
9781849731560
general note
"The proceedings of the International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding, Acting, held at the IWW Water Centre, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany, 11th-13th October, 2010"--T.p. verso.
catalogue key
7785132
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This title contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies - Monitoring, Understanding, Acting, held in October 2010.
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This book is the proceedings of the International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding, Acting held in October 2010. The fourth in a series of conference proceedings this book develops themes from three previous, highly successful Water Contamination conferences in addition to dealing specifically with four new principle themes: monitoring, understanding, acting and lessons learned. 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 appeals across the board from public health and environmental professionals to companies, agencies, regulators and experts involved in emergency planning and response.
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This book is the proceedings of the International Conference on WaterContamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding, Acting heldin October 2010. The fourth in a series of conference proceedings,this book develops themes from three previous, highly successfulWater Contamination Emergencies conferences in addition to dealingspecifically with four new principle themes: monitoring, understanding,acting and lessons learned. With contributions from leading scientistsand experts in academia and industry it offers a truly internationalperspective on our ability to deal with water contaminationemergencies. Emphasis is given to prevention, strategy and unusualemergency incident situations relating to drinking water. This bookshould appeal to public health professionals, water companies,regulators, risk and business continuity managers, emergency planners,local authorities, service and support providers, disaster recoveryspecialists, water security experts, water distribution modellers, and allexperts involved in emergency planning and response.
Back Cover Copy
This book is the proceedings of the International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding, Acting held in October 2010. The fourth in a series of conference proceedings, this book develops themes from three previous, highly successful Water Contamination Emergencies conferences in addition to dealing specifically with four new principle themes: monitoring, understanding, acting and lessons learned. 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. This book should appeal to public health professionals, water companies, regulators, risk and business continuity managers, emergency planners, local authorities, service and support providers, disaster recovery specialists, water security experts, water distribution modellers, and all experts involved in emergency planning and response.
Table of Contents
Drinking Water safety: guidance to health and water professionals - and other health protection issues on water safetyp. 1
A novel approach for early warning of drinking water contamination eventsp. 13
Detection and identification of microbial contaminationp. 32
Validation of a Water quality monitoring platform in Barcelona drinking water treatment plantp. 39
Rapid confirmation of microbiological alerts using off-line molecular methodsp. 48
Improving quality and saving dollars using real-time online water quality monitoringp. 59
Clean data and reliable event detection - turning results from online sensors into informationp. 70
Is it real or isn't it? Addressing early warning system alarmsp. 82
Selection and prioritization of substances relevant for intentional drinking water contaminationp. 88
The need for a joined up approach to the provision, management, security and delivery of alternative drinking water suppliesp. 97
Communicating with the public about riskp. 104
Potable water contamination emergency: - The analytical challengep. 110
Some examples of the operation and benefits of the UK water laboratories' mutual aid schemep. 117
Development of a rapid gross alpha & beta method for the water industryp. 125
A Scandinavian emergency for drinking water network contamination: the Nokia case studyp. 133
Sensors and webservices for land & water managementp. 136
Graph decomposition as operative tool in hydraulic system analysis - security aspectsp. 147
Efficacy of free chlorine against water biofilms and spores of Penicillium brevicompactump. 157
Near real time monitoring of E. coli in waterp. 166
Subject Indexp. 169
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