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Technical guidance on water-related disease surveillance
  • Technical guidance on water-related disease surveillance
  • World Health Organization (WHO). June 2011
  • This technical guidance is intended to assist the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health to the 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes in establishing and/or strengthening outbreak detection and early warning systems, contingency plans and capacity response in accordance with article 8 of the Protocol. The draft guidance reviews the main threats to health related to water services, recalls basic concepts of epidemiology and disease surveillance and provides guidance on data management and analysis....[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Europe
  • Main themes: Disease, Drinking water, Health, Legal aspects, Monitoring, Pollution, Technology, Transboundary waters, Vulnerability, Water safety plans (WSPs), Water treatment

Radiotracer applications in wastewater treatment plants
  • Radiotracer applications in wastewater treatment plants
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). June 2011
  • Tracer techniques are very useful tools to investigate the efficiency of purification in wastewater treatment plants. This publication was prepared using the inputs from a meeting of experts held in June 2007 and lecture materials prepared for various IAEA regional training courses. It is intended to assist radiotracer groups in Member States to promote and apply radiotracer technology for better serving the environmental sector.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Technology, Wastewater, Water treatment

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Published in 2015