Browsing Technical documents by Subject "Water treatment"
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(1996)Each year, 3 million people throughouth the world die as a direct result of drinking unsafe water. This colossal figure is particularly worrying when seen in conjunction with the 120 million people in WHO's European region who do not currently enjoy an uninterrupted supply of microbiologically safe drinking-water. Local authorities have the prime responsibility for eliminating this risk and dealing with instances of contamination which, even when minimal, may result in catastrophic epidemics. It is up to them to do everything in their power to ...