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Health hazards from drinking water

Working Group on Health Hazards from Drinking Water London 1977.

Health hazards from drinking water

report on a working group, London, 26-30 September 1977.

by Working Group on Health Hazards from Drinking Water London 1977.

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Published by Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking water -- Health aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Drinking water -- Contamination -- Congresses.,
  • Lead -- Toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Nitrates -- Toxicology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA591 .W63 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4486985M
    LC Control Number79316089

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    The most recent volume in the Drinking Water and Health series contains the results of a two-part study on the toxicity of drinking water contaminants. The first part examines current practices in risk assessment, identifies new noncancerous toxic responses to chemicals found in drinking water, and discusses the use of pharmacokinetic data to estimate the delivered dose and response. The Water Sector is acutely aware of the vulnerabilities of drinking water systems to these hazards and the imperative to increase and maintain their resilience. The enhancement of security and the ability of water systems to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all-hazards is key to maintaining a reliable and adequate supply and.

    WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION Guidelines for drinking-water quality. Volume 1: recommendation.- Geneva: WHO ; p. ABSTRACT: Sets out guideline values for a large number of water contaminants relevant to the quality of drinking-water. The book also provides an explanation of how the guideline values should be applied, the criteria used. OSHA Standards require an employer to provide potable water in the workplace and permit employees to drink it. Potable water includes tap water that is safe for drinking. Employers cannot require employees to pay for water that is provided. An employer does not have to provide bottled water if potable water .


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