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Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

Edited by: Jamie Bartram , Rachel Baum , Peter A. Coclanis , David M. Gute , David Kay , St├ęphanie McFadyen , Katherine Pond , William Robertson , Michael J. Rouse

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138910072
eBook ISBN: 9781315693606
Adobe ISBN: 9781317436997

10.4324/9781315693606
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This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns.

It is organized into sections covering: hazards (including disease, chemicals and other contaminants); exposure; interventions; intervention implementation; distal influences; policies and their implementation; investigative tools; and historic cases. It offers 71 analytical and engaging chapters, each representing a session of teaching or graduate seminar.

Written by a team of expert authors from around the world, many of whom are actively teaching the subject, the book provides a thorough and balanced overview of current knowledge, issues and relevant debates, integrating information from the environmental, health and social sciences.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction  Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Introduction to water-related hazards  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Bradley Classification of disease transmission routes for water-related hazards  Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Waterborne and water-washed disease  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Water-based disease and microbial growth  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Water-related insect vectors of disease  Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Health impacts of water carriage  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Hazards from Legionella  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Toxic cyanobacteria  Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Chemical hazards  Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Radionuclides in water  Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Introduction to exposure pathways  Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Drinking water contamination  Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Recreational water contamination  Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Water and foodborne contamination  Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Waterborne zoonoses  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Introduction to interventions to reduce water-related disease  Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Drinking-water supply  Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Drinking water treatment  Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Wastewater treatment  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Household water treatment and safe storage  Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Water for hygiene  Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Water Safety Plans  Download PDF
Chapter  24:  System maintenance and sustainability  Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Managing chemical hazards  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Introduction: settings-based approaches  Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Household-focused interventions  Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Water in schools  Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Water and hydration in the workplace  Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Health care settings  Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Water supply in rural communities  Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Integrated urban water management  Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Introduction: distal influences  Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Water scarcity  Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Climate change  Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Poverty  Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Emergencies and disasters  Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Population and demographics  Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Water reuse  Download PDF
Chapter  40:  War and conflict  Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Introduction to policies and regulations on water and health  Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Integrated Water Resources Management  Download PDF
Chapter  43:  International policy  Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Drinking water quality regulations  Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Recreational outdoor water regulations  Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Regulation of swimming pools  Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Wastewater regulations  Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Water charges and subsidies  Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Water exchange systems  Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Information in water and health  Download PDF
Chapter  51:  The human rights framework for water services  Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Menstrual hygiene management and WASH  Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Health Impact Assessment  Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Introduction: Investigative tools  Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Epidemiology  Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Quantitative microbial risk assessment  Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Burden of disease assessment  Download PDF
Chapter  58:  Water monitoring and testing  Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Indicators of microbial quality  Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Pollutant transport modelling  Download PDF
Chapter  61:  Geographic Information Systems and spatial analysis  Download PDF
Chapter  62:  Demand assessment and valuation  Download PDF
Chapter  63:  Cost–benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis  Download PDF
Chapter  64:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  65:  Cholera epidemic in Hamburg, Germany 1892  Download PDF
Chapter  66:  The discovery of the aetiology of cholera by Robert Koch 1883  Download PDF
Chapter  67:  Dr. John Snow and the Broad Street pump  Download PDF
Chapter  68:  The arsenic crisis in Bangladesh  Download PDF
Chapter  69:  Walkerton Download PDF
Chapter  70:  Milwaukee and the Cryptosporidium outbreak 1993  Download PDF
Chapter  71:  Edwin Chadwick and the Public Health Act 1848 Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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