WATER AND HEALTH

Editor : W.O.K. Grabow,

Department of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa

1. Water and Health

Jamie Bartram, Department of Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Classification of Water-Related Disease

Rozalind Stanwell-Smith, Royal Institute of Public Health, UK

Burden of Disease: Current Situation and Trends

Annette Pruss-Ustun, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Lorna Fewtrell, Centre for Research into Environment and Health, UK

Transmission and Prevention of Water-Related Diseases

Johathan T. Macy, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

Robert E. Quick, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Goals of Water Treatment and Disinfection: Reduction in Morbidity and Mortality

Pierre Payment, INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier,Universite du Quebec, Canada

Diseases Associated with Drinking Water Supplies that Meet Treatment and Indicator Specifications

Pierre Payment, INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier,Universite du Quebec, Canada

New and Emerging Waterborne Infectious Diseases

Louis H. Nel, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Wanda Markotter, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Future Needs and Priorities for Drinking Water and Health

Timothy E. Ford, Department of Microbiology, Montana State University, USA

2. Rural and Urban Water Supply and Sanitation

Health Impact and Economic Costs of Poor Water and Sanitation

Guy Hutton, Swiss Centre for International Health, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland

Water Safety Plans for Water Technologies

S. Godfrey,S. Wate,P. Labhasetwar

Hygiene Promotion

John Hubley, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Institutional Issues in the Delivery of Water and Sanitation Services

Michael Rouse, Independent International Advisor and Distinguished Research Associate, University of Oxford, UK

Economics and Financing in the Water Sector

Renato Parena, Gruppo Societa Metropolitana Acque Torino Spa, Italy

3. Drinking Water Supplies

Jamie Bartram, Department of Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Monitoring Drinking Water Supplies

James K. Bartram, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Guy Howard, Department for International Development, Glasgow, UK

Zoonoses Acquired through Drinking Water

Rachel M. Chalmers, Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, NPHS Microbiology Swansea, Singleton Hospital, UK

Microbiological Water Quality Assessment (catchment to tap)

J.E. Burgess, Research Manager: Water Treatment Technology, Water Research Commission, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa

B.I. Pletschke, Senior Lecturer and Head of Biochemistry, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, Republic of South Africa

Epidemiologic Studies of Disinfectants and Disinfectant By-Products

Gunther F. Craun, Gunther F. Craun & Associates, USA

Rebecca L. Calderon, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA

Health Effects of Chemical Contamination of Drinking Water Supplies

John Fawell, Independent Consultant on Drinking Water and Environment, UK

Adriana D Hulsmann, Kiwa Water Research, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Unconventional Sources of Water Supply

Pieter E. Odendaal, South African Water Research Commission, South Africa

Point-of-Use Water Treatment for Home and Travel

Joseph A. Cotruvo, Joseph Cotruvo & Associates LLC; Washington, D.C., USA, and WHO/NSF Collaborating Centre for Drinking Water Safety and Treatment, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Mark D. Sobsey, University of North Carolina, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Bottled Drinking Water

Yael Parag, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University School of Geography and the Environment, UK

Tamar Opher, Department of Environmental, Water and Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Treatment and Safe Storage of Water in Households Without Piped Supplies of Treated Water

Thomas F. Clasen, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK

4. Water Resources

Richard Carr

Quantifying Health Risks in Wastewater Irrigation

D.D. Mara, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

Impacts of Eutrophication on the Safety of Drinking- and Recreational Water

Jennifer L. Davis and Glen Shaw, School of Public Health, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia

GroundWater and Public Health

Marylynn V. Yates, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, USA

Jack V. Schijven, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands

Agriculture and Mariculture

Gail E. Greening, Communicable Disease Group, Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd., Kenepuru Science Centre, New Zealand

Gillian D. Lewis, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Recreation in Natural Water Resources

R. M. McNinch, Center for Water Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

S. Singh, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing,Michigan, USA

J. B. Rose, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Department of Crops and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Dry Sanitation Technologies - Can They Be Sustainable?

JN Bhagwan, Water Research Commission, Pretoria, South Africa

Constraints to Improving Water and Sanitation Services

M. von Sperling, Senior Lecturer, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

5. Human Health in Water Resources Development

Wim van der Hoek, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Toxic Cyanobacteria

Jennifer L. Davis and Glen Shaw, School of Public Health, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia

Multiple Uses of Water and Human Health

Willem van der Hoek, International Water Management Institute(IWMI), Sri Lanka

Health Impact Assessment

L. Fewtrell, Centre for Research into Environment and Health, Aberystwyth University, Wales

G. R. Krieger, NewFields, Denver, Colorado, USA

J. Utzinger, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

6. Water Reclamation and Reuse

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Harold L. Leverenz, Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Role of Water Reuse in Management of Urban Water Resources

J.C. Radcliffe, Honorary Research Fellow, CSIRO Australia, Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064

The Uses of Recycled Water

J.C. Radcliffe, Honorary Research Fellow, CSIRO Australia, Glen Osmond, South Australia

Coming to Terms with Nature: Water Reuse New Paradigm Towards Integrated Water Resources Management

B. Jimenez-Cisneros, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Helminth Ova Control in Wastewater and Sludge for Agricultural Reuse

B. E. Jimenez-Cisneros, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico