List of WHO publications: Water Pollution
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Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500821 ISBN-13
 9789241548229
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Household water treatment (HWT) is increasingly being promoted as a rapidly implementable and cost-effective interim approach to improve water quality. It is a key preventive component of the WHO/UNICEF comprehensive strategy on diarrhoea control. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500810 ISBN-13
 9789241548151
Price
CHF 120,00  / US$ 144,00 Developing countries    CHF 84,00
English
This fourth edition of the World Health Organization's Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality builds on over 50 years of guidance by WHO on drinking-water quality, which has formed an authoritative basis for the setting of national regulations and standards for water safety in support of public health. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    19600804  
 
Published commercially
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa In S. .../...
Title
Author Rees, G., Pond, K., Kay, D., Bartram, J., Santo Domingo, J.
Year
2010 Order Number    11500758 ISBN-13
 9789241563826
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 120,00 Developing countries    CHF 70,00
English
Unsafe water used for bivalve shellfish growing causes outbreaks of disease in both developed and developing countries worldwide. Scientists and regulators agree that change is required so that monitoring and management better reflect risks to shellfish consumers. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11500575 ISBN-13
 9789241562638
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,00
English
In 2004, the WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality recommended that water suppliers develop and implement "Water Safety Plans" (WSPs) in order to systematically assess and manage risks. Since this time, governments and regulators, water suppliers and practitioners have increasingly embraced this approach, but they have also requested further guidance. .../...
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Year
2009 Order Number    19600702  
 
Published commercially
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa In S. .../...
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2009 Order Number    19600701  
 
Published commercially
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa In S. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11500727 ISBN-13
 9789241563550
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Can calcium and magnesium ('hardness') in drinking water contribute to preventing disease? This book documents the outputs of an unprecedented group of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to address this question. It includes their comprehensive consensus view on what is known and what is not about the role and possible health benefit of calcium and magnesium in drinking-water. .../...
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2008 Order Number    19600602  
 
Published commercially
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa In S. .../...
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Year
2008 Order Number    19600611  
 
FREE
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa In S. .../...
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2008 Order Number    19600601  
 
Published commercially
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa In S. .../...
Title
Author Thompson, T., Fawell, J., Kunikane, S., Jackson, D., et al.
Year
2007 Order Number    11500630 ISBN-13
 9789241546768
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This book provides guidance on the chemical safety of drinking-water. Chemical contaminants of drinking-water are often considered a lower priority than microbial contaminants, because adverse health effects from chemical contaminants are generally associated with long-term exposures, whereas the effects from microbial contaminants are usually immediate. .../...
Title
Author Bartram, J., Chartier, Y., Lee, J.V., Pond, K., Surman-Lee, S.
Year
2007 Order Number    11500633 ISBN-13
 9789241562973
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Water is the major natural reservoir for legionellae, and the bacteria are found worldwide in many different natural and artificial aquatic environments, such as cooling towers, water systems in hotels homes, ships and factories, respiratory therapy equipment, fountains misting devices and spa pools. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11501653 ISBN-13
 9789241546829
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
Title
Author Fawell, J., Bailey, K., Chilton, J., Dahi, E., et al.
Year
2006 Order Number    11500668 ISBN-13
 9789241563192
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentration in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease. The primary focus of this book is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking-water. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11500625 ISBN-13
 9789241546683
Price
CHF 160,00  / US$ 192,00 Developing countries    CHF 112,00
English
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. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11504653 ISBN-13
 9789241546850
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 49,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
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Year
2006 Order Number    11502525 ISBN-13
 9789241546805
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 49,00
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Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11502653 ISBN-13
 9789241546836
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 49,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11503653 ISBN-13
 9789241546843
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11500666 ISBN-13
 9789241563185
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This publication describes the processes involved in the design, installation and maintenance of modern plumbing systems. It recommends a number of plumbing system design and installation specifications that have demonstrated their validity from years of experience. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    19600411  
 
FREE
English
a href="http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/default.htm"> Journal of Water and Health (click to access the link) Editors: Charles P. Gerba, University of Arizona, USA Paul R. Hunter, University of East Anglia, UK Paul Jagals, University of Johannesburg,South Africa Genandrialine L. .../...
Title
Author Hassan, A.A., Birley, M.H., Giroult, E., Zghondi, R., Ali Khan, M.Z., Bos, R.
Year
2005 Order Number    14600032 ISBN-13
 9789290213970
Price
CHF 23,00  / US$ 27,60 Developing countries    CHF 16,10
English
This practical guide was developed by the WHO Regional Centre for Environmental Health Activities (CEHA) in collaboration with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the WHO Water, Sanitation and Health Programme. .../...
Title
Author Pond, K.
Year
2005 Order Number    11500647 ISBN-13
 9789241563055
Price
CHF 130,00  / US$ 156,00 Developing countries    CHF 91,00
English
Worldwide, the popularity of recreational activities which involve contact with water is continuing to grow. Moreover, ease of travel and change in human behaviour has altered the use of water for recreational purposes. Users should be aware that recreational exposures to pathogens may result in disease. Susceptible populations including people with reduced immune function (e.g. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17200084 ISBN-13
 9789283212843
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
A well-researched report from a working group of 23 experts from 13 countries convened to evaluate the evidence of carcinogenicity of drinking-water disinfectants and of arsenic (mostly naturally occurring) as a contaminant of drinking-water, and of the water-disinfectant chloramine. .../...
Title
Author LeChevallier, M.W., Kwok-Keung, A.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500563 ISBN-13
 9789241562553
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 25,00
English
Contamination of drinking-water by microbial pathogens can cause disease outbreaks and contribute to background rates of disease. There are many treatment options for controlling pathogens from drinking-water. Finding the right solution for a particular supply involves choosing from a range of processes. .../...
Title
Author Bartram, J., Cotruvo, J., Dufour, A., Rees, G., Pedley, S.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500585 ISBN-13
 9789241562591
Price
CHF 150,00  / US$ 180,00 Developing countries    CHF 75,00
English
Environmental mycobacteria can be found in diverse environments around the world and most appear to exhibit a saprophytic lifestyle. However, some have the ability to infect animals, birds and humans, and have evolved mechanisms by which they can invade and grow within host cells: the pathogenic environmental mycobacteria (PEM). .../...
Title
Author Ainsworth, R.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500557 ISBN-13
 9789241562515
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
The development of pressurized pipe networks for supplying drinking-water to individual dwellings, buildings and communal taps is an important component in the continuing development and health of many communities. .../...
Title
Author Cotruvo,J., Dufour,A., Rees,G., Bartram,J., Carr,R., Cliver,D.O., Craun,G.F.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500596 ISBN-13
 9789241562737
Price
CHF 180,00  / US$ 216,00 Developing countries    CHF 90,00
English
A significant number of emerging and re-emerging waterborne zoonotic pathogens have been recognized over recent decades. SARS, E. coli O157:H7, and Cryptosporidium provide examples of zoonoses with waterborne routes of transmission. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500562 ISBN-13
 9789241546300
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. It supports the rapidly emerging trend towards preventive management and a broader, system-wide outlook. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500544 ISBN-13
 9789241562379
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Hazard characterization, either as part of a microbiological risk assessment or as a stand-alone process, describes the human adverse health effects that may result from ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms. Ideally, it will include quantitative information in terms of a dose-response relation and the probability of adverse outcomes. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500525 ISBN-13
 9789241545808
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 49,00
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Title
Author Bos, R., Birley, M.H., Engel, C., Furu, P.
Year
2003 Order Number    19900017 ISBN-13
 9789241546171
Price
CHF 75,00  / US$ 90,00 Developing countries    CHF 52,50
English
Health impact assessment is an essential decision-making tool in the planning of water resources and other development projects. It can only be applied to its full potential, however, if mid-level managers of all relevant ministries master the skills of intersectoral negotiation and dialogue. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    11505404 ISBN-13
 9789241545358
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
This Addendum to the second edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality contains reviews of a number of pathogens that occur widely in water - Aeromonas and Legionella spp ., Vibrio cholerae , enteric hepatitis viruses, and protozoan parasites ( Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora spp .). .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    11504404 ISBN-13
 9789241545143
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
This addendum to volume one of Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality summarizes new findings that have become available since the second edition was published in 1993, and that call for a reconsideration of selected guideline values issued at that time. In addition, guideline values for four substances are presented here for the first time. .../...
Title
Author Prüss, A., Townend, W.K.
Year
1998 Order Number    19300134  
 
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
A spiral-bound collection of resource materials for use in a three-day training course focused on the safe management of health-care wastes. Course materials are aimed at an audience of managers of hospitals and other health-care establishments, policy-makers, and professionals involved in waste management. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    19300131  
 
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
A spiral-bound manual offering step-by-step instructions for helping communities improve hygiene behaviour, prevent cholera and other diarrhoeal diseases, and manage their own water and sanitation facilities. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    11503404 ISBN-13
 9789241545037
Price
CHF 72,00  / US$ 86,40 Developing countries    CHF 50,40
English
A comprehensive guide to all practical procedures and technical measures required to ensure the safety of drinking-water supplies in small communities and periurban areas of developing countries. Now in its second edition, the book has been vastly expanded in line with broadened appreciation for the many factors that influence water quality and determine its impact on health. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    11500439 ISBN-13
 9789241544870
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Provides authoritative guidelines for the establishment or improvement of national programmes for poison control. Addressed to policy-makers and the administrators of specialized facilities, the book responds to the need for comprehensive advice on the most rationale and effective ways to manage the greatly increased number of poisoned patients seen throughout the world. .../...
Title
Author Hunter, J.M., Rey, L., Chu, K.Y., Adekolu-John, E.O., Mott. K.E.
Year
1993 Order Number    11500396 ISBN-13
 9789241561556
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
Issues a call for action to correct the gross neglect of the health consequences of water impoundment and irrigation projects. Arguments and proposed lines of action respond to the documented magnitude of human misery and incapacity that follow when water development projects make no provision for disease control. .../...
Title
Author Franceys, R., Pickford, J., Reed, R.
Year
1992 Order Number    11500380 ISBN-13
 9789241544436
Price
CHF 47,00  / US$ 56,40 Developing countries    CHF 47,00
English
Provides detailed practical and technical advice intended to guide the selection, design, construction, and maintenance of on-site facilities for the removal of human excreta. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    17200052 ISBN-13
 9789283212522
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Evaluates the carcinogenic risk to humans posed by the consumption of chlorinated drinking-water, by two chemicals used in the chlorination of drinking-water, by a number of halogenated by-products formed when chlorine interacts with organic matter in water, and by a selection of other halogenated compounds found in drinking-water. .../...
Title
Year
1984 Order Number    15800004 ISBN-13
 9789290221739
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
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