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Title Urban water security : managing risks / edited by Blanca Jiménez and Joan Rose
Published Paris : UNESCO ; Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxix, 308 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Urban water series - UNESCO-IHP, 1749-0790 ; v. 5
Urban water series ; v. 5.
Contents Front cover; Foreword; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Boxes; Acronyms; Glossary; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments for Chapter 9; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Drinking water-Potential health effects caused by wastewater disposal; Chapter 3. Microbial health risks and water quality; Chapter 4. Chemical health risks; Chapter 5. Risk management in the urban water cycle: climate change risks; Chapter 6. Water source and drinking-water risk management; Chapter 7. Wastewater risks in the urban water cycle
Summary Focuses on the effects of the increasing urbanization, and, accordingly, the increasing number of urban dwellers and the consequences for the urban water cycle. This title also elaborates on the effects, impact and management strategies to better prepare the city for the increasing urbanization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Municipal water supply -- Management -- Case studies
Water quality management -- Case studies
Water resources development -- Case studies
Sewerage -- Case studies
Drinking water -- Contamination -- Case studies
Bacterial pollution of water -- Case studies
Viral pollution of water -- Case studies
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Water Supply.
Bacterial pollution of water
Drinking water -- Contamination
Municipal water supply -- Management
Viral pollution of water
Water quality management
Water resources development
Genre/Form Electronic books
Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Jiménez P., Blanca M.
Rose, Joan B.
ISBN 9780203881620