Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998, XV, 183 p.
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Volume discusses the latest issues of this hot and demanding topic.
The health risk associated with contamination of drinking water is of permanent concern for public and the professional communities. In recent years considerable advances have been made in understanding the problem. This volume reviews selected issues of drinking water quality and treatment written by leading authorities in their respective fields. One of the main features of the volume is its emphasis on the complementary tasks of chemists, biologists, toxicologists, engineers, legislators and politicians in combatting drinking water contamination. The second part of this volume includes analysis of organic micropollutants, toxicity tests for assessing drinking water quality, the issue of algae toxins, vulnerability of groundwater to contamination from agricultural activities and quality changes due to application of ozone and chlorine dioxide.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Trinkwasser - Umwelt - Wasseraufbereitung - drinking water - environment - water treatment
J. Hrubec: Introduction.- F.X.R. van Leeuwen: Toxicological Approaches for Developing Drinking Water Standards.- J.K. Fawell and H. Horth: Toxicity Tests for Assessing Drinking Water Quality.- R.A. Baumann and P. van Zoonen: Analysis of Organic Micropollutants in Drinkin Water.- I.R. Falconer: Algal Toxins and Human Health.- J. Hoigné: Chemistry of Aqueous Ozone and Transformation of Pollutants by Ozonation and Advanced Oxidation Processes.- C. Rav-Acha: Transformation of Aqueous Pollutants by Chlorine Dioxide: Reactions, Mechanisms and Products.