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Water and Sanitation

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

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195135589
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864102 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0006
Water and Sanitation

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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 world's needs, drinking-water quality criteria, drinking-water supply and monitoring, sanitation, water pollution control, recreational water guidelines, and ensuring safe and sufficient water supply.

Keywords: environmental health risks; water quality; sanitation; water pollution control; drinking-water supply

Chapter.  13631 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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