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recreational water

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A body of water, such as a swimming pool, hot springs, or spa, that is used for sport, exercise, or pleasure. Monitoring the safety and purity of recreational water to ensure that it does...

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recreational water

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A body of water, such as a swimming pool, hot springs, or spa, that is used for sport, exercise, or pleasure. Monitoring the safety and purity of recreational water to ensure that it does...

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water, recreational

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5 words.

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recreational water

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 105 words.

A body of water, such as a swimming pool, hot springs, or spa, that is used for sport, exercise, or

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recreational water

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 105 words.

A body of water, such as a swimming pool, hot springs, or spa, that is used for sport, exercise, or

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water, recreational

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 5 words.

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Review of epidemiological studies on health effects from exposure to recreational water

Annette Prüss.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Background

In order to facilitate the setting of guidelines, this review article evaluates the health risks caused by poor microbiological quality of...

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Norovirus Outbreak among Primary Schoolchildren Who Had Played in a Recreational Water Fountain

Christian J. P. A. Hoebe, Harry Vennema, Ana Maria de Roda Husman and Yvonne T. H. P. van Duynhoven.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3921 words.

Background. A gastroenteritis outbreak was associated with playing in a norovirus-contaminated recreational fountain.

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Detection of <i>Cryptosporidium</i>, <i>Giardia</i> and <i>Enterocytozoon bieneusi</i> in surface water, including recreational areas: a one-year prospective study

Stephane Coupe, Karine Delabre, Regis Pouillot, Stephanie Houdart, Maud Santillana-Hayat and Francis Derouin.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

August 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5638 words.

Abstract

Accidental ingestion of natural waters while bathing carries a risk of infection by waterborne protozoa such as Cryptosporidium, Giardia and,...

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Valuing the Effects of Water Quality on Recreational Resources: Discussion

Frank Lupi.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 0 words.

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Water-Based Recreational Benefits of Conservation Programs: The Case of Conservation Tillage on U.S. Cropland

Katherine Baylis, Peter Feather, Merritt Padgitt and Carmen Sandretto.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Conservation programs are a significant part of farm legislation. The recent farm bill increases funding of conservation programs. One result will likely be the increased adoption of basic...

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Is it safe to go back into the water? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the risk of acquiring infections from recreational exposure to seawater

Anne F C Leonard, Andrew Singer, Obioha C Ukoumunne, William H Gaze and Ruth Garside.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 8346 words.

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Background

Numerous illnesses are associated with bathing in natural waters, although it is assumed that...

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canal

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 19 words.

An artificial waterway constructed for navigation, water power, or irrigation. Nowadays, canals are often used for recreational purposes.

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forest resource

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 25 words.

The natural resources and values associated with forestland, which includes forest products and associated water, fish, game, scenic, historical, recreational,

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swimming

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 388 words.

The skill of propelling oneself through water, either recreationally and for fitness and health benefits, or in competition. In the

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Water and Sanitation

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok and Tee L. Guidotti.

in Basic Environmental Health

May 2001; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 13631 words.

This chapter focuses on water and sanitation. Topics discussed include the importance of water quality; water quality, sanitation, and health; adequacy of freshwater supply to meet the...

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instream flow

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The quantity of water that is required in a stream in order to meet the needs of fish, wildlife, and recreational users.

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forest resource

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The natural resources and values associated with forestland, which includes forest products and associated water, fish, game, scenic, historical, recreational, and geological resources.

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The Mighty Elkhorn

Zina Merkin.

in Water in Kentucky

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 9012 words.

This chapter highlights aspects of water’s call to the human spirit from a personal perspective. It raises questions about values, priorities, and policies as communities look to the future...

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Waters, Islands, and Shores in American Folklore and Folklife

Shelly Drummond.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literature. 10016 words.

Maritime community traditions along America’s shorelines include occupational and recreational folklife, water-to-table foodways, and folk art. The forms vary regionally, but common threads...

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Skiing, Water

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2336 words.

Water skiing refers to a number of related sports in which participants are towed across the water’s surface. Depending on the sport, participants are towed on either one or...

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