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Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts

Edited By: J Cotruvo, N Voutchkov, S Lattemann, D Cunliffe, P Payment and J Fawell

240 pages, illus, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Jul 2010 | #185577 | ISBN-13: 9781439828908
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New and improved desalination technologies have significantly broadened opportunities to access major quantities of safe water in many parts of the world. Created in collaboration with the World Health Organization, this book explains the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies.


Desalinated Drinking-water Production and Health and Environment Issues.
Desalination Technology and Technical Issues Associated with Desalination.
Chemical Aspects of Desalinated Water.
Sanitary Microbiology of Production and Distribution of Desalinated Drinking-water.
Monitoring, Surveillance and Regulation.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Desalination Projects.

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Joseph Cotruvo & Associates LLC, Washington, D.C., USA Water Globe Consulting, LLC, Stamford, Connecticut, USA Independent Consultant, United Kingdom Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)-Institut Armand-Frappier, Quebec, Canada Department of Health, Environmental Health Service, Australia Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Agency), Berlin, Germany

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