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Main Title Guidelines for drinking-water quality.
Publisher World Health Organization,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 744951652
ISBN 9789241548151; 9241548150; 9781780400303; 1780400306
Subjects Drinking water--Standards--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Water quality--Standards--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Water--Microbiology--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Water--Pollution. ; Water quality--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Water Supply--standards ; Water Microbiology--standards ; Water Pollution--prevention & control ; Water Pollutants ; Eau potable. ; Qualité de l'eau. ; Hygiène alimentaire. ; Organisation mondiale de la santé. ; Normes internationales. ; Manuels. ; âAgua potável (padräoes) ; âAgua (qualidade) ; Abastecimento de água (padräoes) ; Poluiðcäao da água (prevenðcäao e controle) ; Approvisionnement en eau. ; Polluant.
Internet Access
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http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241548151_eng.pdf
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ELBM  TD215.W67 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/06/2022
Edition 4th ed.
Collation xxiii, 541 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1 Introduction -- 1.1 General considerations and principles -- 1.2 Roles and responsibilities in drinking-water safety management -- 1.3 Supporting resources to the guidelines -- 2 A conceptual framework for implementing the Guidelines -- 2.1 Health-based targets -- 2.2 Water safety plans -- 2.3 Surveillance -- 2.4 Verification of drinking-water quality -- 2.5 Identifying priority concerns -- 2.6 Developing drinking-water quality standards -- 2.7 Drinking-water regulations and supporting policies and programmes -- 3 Health-based targets -- 3.1 Setting health-based targets -- 3.2 Disability-adjusted life years, tolerable disease burden and reference level of risk -- 3.3 Types of health-based targets -- 4. Water safety plans -- 4.1 System assessment and design -- 4.2 Operational monitoring and maintaining control -- 4.3 Verification -- 4.4 Management procedures for piped distribution systems -- 4.5 Management of community and household water supplies -- 4.6 Documentation and communication -- 4.7 Planned review -- 5 Surveillance -- 5.1 Types of approaches -- 5.2 Adapting approaches to specific circumstances -- 5.3 Adequacy of supply -- 5.4 Planning and implementation -- 5.5 Reporting and communicating. 6 Application of the Guidelines in specific circumstances -- 6.1 Climate change, water scarcity and heavy rainfall -- 6.2 Rainwater harvesting -- 6.3 Vended water -- 6.4 Bulk water supply -- 6.5 Desalination systems -- 6.6 Dual piped water supply systems -- 6.7 Emergencies and disasters -- 6.8 Temporary water supplies -- 6.9 Buildings -- 6.10 Health-care facilities -- 6.11 Safe drinking-water for travellers -- 6.12 Aircraft and airports -- 6.13 Ships -- 6.14 Packaged drinking-water -- 6.15 Food production and processing -- 7 Microbial aspects -- 7.1 Microbial hazards associated with drinking-water -- 7.2 Health-based target setting -- 7.3 Occurrence and treatment of pathogens -- 7.4 Microbial monitoring -- 7.5 Methods of detection of faecal indicator organisms -- 7.6 Identifying local actions in response to microbial water quality problems and emergencies -- 8 Chemical aspects -- 8.1 Chemical hazards in drinking-water -- 8.2 Derivation of chemical guideline values -- 8.3 Analytical achievability -- 8.4 Treatment -- 8.5 Guideline values for individual chemicals, by source category -- 8.6 Pesticides used in water for public health purposes -- 8.7 Identifying local actions in response to chemical water quality problems and emergencies -- 9 Radiological aspects -- 9.1 Sources and health effects of radiation exposure -- 9.2 Rationale for screening levels and guidance levels -- 9.3 Monitoring and assessment for dissolved radionuclides -- 9.4 Guidance levels for radionuclides commonly found in drinking-water -- 9.5 Analytical methods -- 9.6 Remedial measures -- 9.7 Radon -- 9.8 Risk communication -- 10 Acceptability aspects: Taste, odour and appearance -- 10.1 Biologically derived contaminants -- 10.2 Chemically derived contaminants -- 10.3 Treatment of taste, odour and appearance problems -- 10.4 Temperature -- 11 Microbial fact sheets -- 11.1 Bacterial pathogens -- 11.2 Viral pathogens -- 11.3 Protozoan pathogens -- 11.4 Helminth pathogens -- 11.5 Toxic cyanobacteria -- 11.6 Indicator organisms -- 12 Chemical fact sheets -- 12.1 Chemical contaminants in drinking-water -- 12.2 Pesticides used for vector control in drinking-water sources and containers. Builds on over 50 years of guidance by WHO on drinking water quality, which has formed an autoritative basis for the setting of national regulations and standards for water safety in support of public health.