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Drinking-water quality and health-related risks

Drinking-water quality and health-related risks

a framework for developing data reliability.

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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking water -- Contamination,
  • Drinking water -- Hygienic aspects,
  • Drinking water -- Standards,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Toxicology,
  • Water-supply -- Hygienic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 26-28.

    SeriesEnvironmental health -- 21, Environmental health series (Copenhagen, Denmark) -- 21
    ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA591 .D75 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 30 p. --
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21480097M

      WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION Guidelines for drinking-water quality. Volume 1: recommendation.- Geneva: WHO ; p. ABSTRACT: Sets out guideline values for a large number of water contaminants relevant to the quality of drinking-water. The book also provides an explanation of how the guideline values should be applied, the criteria used   improve water quality, also produce various environmental hazards and risks. example in social, economic and health sciences. Risks have been analysed within these disciplines in relation to public policy, administration, financing or public wastewater and drinking water directives in the EU, including its new members,

      Heterotrophic plate counts and drinking water safety. The signifi cance of HPCs for water quality and the human health. World Health Organization (WHO).   Drinking Water Standards and Health Advisories March Page vii of viii Risk Specific Level Concentration: The concentration of the chemical contaminant in drinking water or air providing cancer risks of 1 in 10,, 1 in ,, or 1 in 1,,

    As recommended in the rolling revision of the WHO guidelines for drinking water quality, titled: ‘Nutrient minerals in drinking-water and the potential health consequences of long-term consumption of demineralised and remineralized and altered mineral content drinking-waters’, there is a need for more precise data on the impact of water This book does it all. It explains the potential pollutants that can be in your drinking water, evaluates some of the risks, gives you criteria to decide whether or not to get your water tested (with resources for reputable testers), evaluates several different methods of drinking water filtration, and even reviews and rates available  › Books › Engineering & Transportation › Engineering.


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