Environmental and Health Aspects of Water Treatment and Supply

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Shoji Kubota, Yasumoto Magara
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2009
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Environmental and Health Aspects of Water Treatment and Supply is a component of Encyclopedia of Water Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

Aquatic environment is one manifestation of the water circulation of the Earth. Wastewater has been used for various purposes: agriculture, aquaculture, urban and domestic uses, etc. Health aspects are major concern to reuse wastewater, and quality standards are established. The theme discusses environmental and health aspects of water treatment and supply.

This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, Managers, and Decision makers and NGOs

Shoji Kubota, Kyushyu University, Japan

Yasumoto Magara is Professor of Engineering at Hokkaido University, where he has been on faculty since 1997. He was admitted to Hokkaido University in 1960 and received the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Sanitary Engineering in 1964 and Master of Engineering in 1966. After working for the same university for 4 years, he moved to National Institute of Public Health in 1970. He served as a Director of the Institute from 1984 for the Department of Sanitary Engineering, then the Department of Water Supply Engineering. In the meantime, he also obtained a Ph.D. in Engineering from Hokkaido University in 1979 and was conferred an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Engineering from Chiangmai University in 1994. Since 1964, his research subjects have been in environmental engineering and have included advanced water purification for drinking water, control of hazardous chemicals in drinking water, management and treatment of domestic waste including human excreta, management of ambient water quality, and mechanisms of biological wastewater treatment system performance. He has also been the member of governmental deliberation councils of several ministries and agencies including Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of Education, Environmental Agency, and National Land Agency. Meanwhile he performs international activities with JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) and World Health Organization. As for academic fields, he plays a pivotal role in many associations and societies, and has been Chairman of Japan Society on Water Environment. Professor Magara has written and edited books on analysis and assessment of drinking water. He has been the author or co-author of more than 100 research articles.

Table of Contents (17 Chapters)
  • 1. Environmental and Health Aspects of Water Supply and Sanitation

    Yasumoto Magara
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  • 2. Economics and Financing

    Yasumoto Magara
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  • 3. Water Quality and Disinfection

    Takako Aizawa,Masanori Ando,Mari Asami,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 4. Quality Standards for Potable Water

    Takako Aizawa,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 5. Analysis of Disinfections

    Masanori Ando,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 6. Disinfectant and Disinfectant by-Products

    Takako Aizawa,Mari Asami,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 7. Health Problems and their Resolution

    Yasumoto Magara,Naoyuki Funamizu,Shosaku Kashiwada,Mitsugu Saito,Sombo T. Yamamura,Katsuyoshi Tomono
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  • 8. Aquaculture Water Reuse and Health

    Shosaku Kashiwada,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 9. Worldwide Access to Sanitation Services

    Mitsugu Saito,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 10. Constraints to Improving Water and Sanitation Services

    Sombo T. Yamamura,Mitsugu Saito,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 11. Health Implications of Some Major Water Development Projects

    Katsuyoshi Tomono,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 12. Expected Reduction in Morbidity from Improved Water Supply and Sanitation

    Takuro Endo,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 13. Development of Water Resources

    Tasuku Kamei,Katsuyoshi Tomono,Naoyuki Funamizu,Takuro Endo,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 14. Arsenic Groundwater Contamination

    Tasuku Kamei and Yasumoto Magara
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  • 15. Design of Water Treatment Facilities

    Katsuyoshi Tomono,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 16. Alternative Sewage Disposal Systems

    Katsuyoshi Tomono,Yasumoto Magara
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  • 17. Conjunctive Use of Water

    Naoyuki Funamizu,Yasumoto Magara
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