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  • Water Treatment and Pathogen Controlby Mark W. LeChevallier; Kwok-Keung Au

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a critical review of literature on removal and inactivation of pathogenic microbes in water. It aims to guide water quality specialists and design engineers in selecting treatment processes to ensure the production of high quality drinking-water. more...

  • Guidelines for drinking-water quality, Volume 1by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 63.00

    This new editions of WHO's Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality provides a state-of-the art perspective on issues of water quality and health and on effective approaches to water safety management. The Guidelines are used by countries world-wide as a scientific basis for standard-setting and regulation and are used extensively by policy-makers, professionals... more...

  • Protecting Ground Water for Health by Oliver Schmoll; Guy Howard; John Chilton; Ingrid Chorus

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 144.00

    Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many more. Protecting Groundwater for Health provides a structured approach... more...

  • Guías para la calidad del agua potable, Vol. 3by OPS

    Pan American Health Organization 1998; US$ 10.00

    Contiene información sobre inspecciones sanitarias, recolección de muestras de agua, métodos simples de análisis bacteriológico y métodos para la determinación de cloro residual, todos ellos adecuados para su uso en áreas rurales, y todos ellos tomando en cuenta las dificultades que pueden presentarse en el campo more...

  • Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africaby Asit K. Biswas; Eglal Rached; Cecilia Tortajada

    International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 46.00

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than 2 billion people lack proper sanitation. In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed that water should be considered to be a human... more...

  • Addressing China's Water Scarcityby Jian Xie

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99

    China faces a major challenge in managing its scarce water resources to sustain economic growth in the years ahead. This report provides an overview of China's water scarcity situation, assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing it, and recommends key areas for strengthening and reform. The issues covered in the report are... more...

  • Waterby Steven Solomon

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    ?I read this wide-ranging and thoughtful book while sitting on the banks of the Ganges near Varanasi?it's a river already badly polluted, and now threatened by the melting of the loss of the glaciers at its source to global warming. Four hundred million people depend on it, and there's no backup plan. As Steven Solomon makes clear, the same is true... more...

  • Greywater Use in the Middle Eastby Stephen McIlwaine; Mark Redwood

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 43.00

    In water-scarce areas of the Middle East, greywater (household wastewater excluding toilet waste) is commonly used by poor communities to irrigate home gardens. This both supplements the water available to the household and improves food security. This book draws together material presented at a conference in Jordan in 2007, and examines the technical... more...

  • Blue Goldby Maude Barlow; Tony Clarke

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 24.99

    In this international bestseller, currently available in more than a dozen countries, Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke describe the real and worsening global water crisis, and reveal the plans of transnational corporations to profit from it. The authors present both a compelling case and a practical plan for fighting back against the corporate takeover... more...

  • The Big Thirstby Charles Fishman

    Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex . Rather than only three states of water?liquid, ice, and vapor?there is a fourth, ?molecular water,? fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that?s where most of the planet?s water is found. Unlike most precious resources,... more...