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Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience With Contamination

Steve E. Hrudey and Elizabeth J. Hrudey
Format
Book
Published
Denver, CO : American Water Works Association, with the cooperation of Canadian Water Network and Rural Alberta Development Fund, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781583219249 (pbk.), 1583219242 (pbk.), 9781613002193 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Case studies of waterborne disease outbreaks
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 1993
  • Freuchie, Fife, Scotland 1995
  • Nokia, Finland 2007
  • Adliswil, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland 2008
  • Alamosa, Colorado, USA 2008
  • Northampton, England 2008
  • Östersund, Sweden 2010
  • Detailed waterborne disease outbreak case studies
  • Walkerton, Ontario, Canada 2000
  • North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada 2001
  • Case studies of severe chemical contamination
  • Camelford, Cornwall, England 1988
  • US Fluoride overdose case studies: 1977, 1980, 1992, and 1993
  • Burncrooks, Stirlingshire, Scotland 1997
  • Case studies of close calls
  • Stratford, Ontario, Canada 2005
  • Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 2009
  • Anytown, North America 2011
  • Anytown 1&2, Australia 2011
  • Conclusions
  • Summary of cases presented and other recent outbreaks not included
  • Recurring themes and lessons
  • A preventive risk management mindset
  • Drinking water safety plans (DWSPs)
  • A proper value of drinking water operators
  • The commandments for ensuring safe drinking water
  • Appendix A: Summary timelines of major events for case studies
  • Appendix B: Metric conversions.
Description
xxii, 269 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-259) and index.
Technical Details
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