Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners, and Managers, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124115322
  • ISBN-13: 9780124115323
  • DDC: 628.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 254 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Concise and readable, Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners and Managers provides an overview of issues including infrastructure planning, planning to evaluate vulnerabilities and potential threats, capital improvement planning, and maintenance and risk management. This book also covers topics regarding potential contaminants, available water security technologies, analytical methods, and sensor technologies and networks. Other topics include transport and containment of contaminated water, treatment technologies and the treatability of contaminants.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Introduction.
2: U.S. Regulatory Environment and Planning for Water Security.
3: Threats.
4: Prevention.
5: Detection.
6: Response.
7: Rehabilitation.
8: Conclusions.
Appendix A: List of Acronyms Used in Water Security Literature and Legislation.
Appendix B: Water Contamination Events Reported in English Language Newspapers.
Appendix C: Chemical and Biological Threats on the Contaminant Candidate List.
Appendix D: Physical Prevention Devices for Water Security.
Appendix E: Detection Devices for Water Security.
Appendix F: Treatment Systems for Recovery and Rehabilitation Efforts.