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Author International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies (3rd : 2008 : London, England)

Title Water contamination emergencies [electronic resource] : collective responsibility / edited by John Gray, K. Clive Thompson.

Published Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 412 p.) : ill.
Series Special publication ; no. 317
Special publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)) ; no. 317.
Notes "The proceedings of the International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies: Collective Responsibility held at the Royal Society of Medicine, London on 7-8 April 2008"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Water emergencies : opening remarks -- Water is life : a view of organisational resilience in the Australian water industry -- Online toxicity monitors and their use in distribution system and watershed early warning systems -- Water supply security issues and trends -- Consequence management within the Environmental Protection Agency's water security initiative -- Application of a risk based approach to security and integrity of assets : a regulators view -- Let's get real : real world experiences with real-time on-line monitoring for security and quality, detecting and responding to events -- The organisational culture of managing incidents and risks in the water sector -- A simulation tool for contaminant warning system design and evaluation -- CBRN modelling : application to water contamination -- Planning, preparedness and security of the alternative water supply -- Procedures for the decontamination of building plumbing systems -- Lessons learned from summer floods 2007, phase 1 report : emergency response prepared by Water UK's review group on flooding -- Risk assessment methodology for water utilities (RAM-W) : lessons learned -- Risk-based approaches to water quality management : integrating public health metrics in water safety planning -- How standards can assist the assessment of, recovery, and prevention of future emergencies -- The XX edition of the Torino Olympic Games experience : planning for and responding to drinking water contamination threats and incidents -- Sensitive, selective and simple UV-spectrometry for contaminant alarm systems -- Fully automated instrumentation for nucleic acid testing in the field -- Optimisation of NMR methodology for non-targeted detection of water contaminants -- Preventing water contamination : a co-ordinated response -- Potential sources of man-made radiochemical contamination of water resources with special emphasis on the nuclear fuel cycle -- Rapid methods -- Processing and databasing spectroscopic analyses and its use in the elucidation of unkowns -- Handbooks to assist in the management of a radiological incident involving the contamination of drinking water supplies -- Robust on-line total organic carbon (TOC) analyser for security monitoring -- Water UK emergency planning -- The Scottish waterborne hazard plan -- Research related to water security -- Early warning and reports -- Ok, we've got a problem, so who do we tell? : inter-agency communications, a water company view -- Review and evaluation of water concentration technologies for analysis by real-time PCR -- Scientific and technical advisory cell (STAC) : getting timely public health advice to multi-agency frontline responders -- Communicating with the public during water contamination events : addressing vulnerable populations -- Medical preparedness for water contamination events -- Keeping the public on-side and maintaining reputation -- Sociological and psychological constraints to learning from failure -- Lessons learned from major contamination incidents : a discussion.
Other author Gray, J. (John), 1947-
Thompson, K. C. (Kenneth Clive), 1944-
Subject Water -- Pollution -- Congresses.
Water -- Pollution -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Water -- Pollution -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- Congresses.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply
Emergency management.
Water -- Pollution.
Water -- Pollution -- Health aspects.
Water -- Pollution -- Prevention.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference proceedings.
ISBN 9781847559319
Standard Number 10.1039/9781847559319