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Water and Wastewater -- Safety and Health

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View Resource Wastewater Treatment Water Use

This is a student friendly site describing issues related to wastewater treatment. It covers topics such as What is Wastewater and Why Treat it? Links to visiting a wastewater treatment plant...

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/wuww.html
View Resource 25 Facts about Water

This American Water Works Association Site provides the answers to 25 commonly asked questions regarding water. There are many helpful links related to general water information, security, water...

http://apps.awwa.org/EbusMain/Default.aspx?TabId=55&ProductI...
View Resource A Fact Sheet on Coliform Bacteria in Water

This Vermont Department of Health site includes some excellent sections related to coliform bacteria in water. Six different sections contain basic information related to coliforms. A link to "A...

http://healthvermont.gov/prevent/ecoli_0157_H7/E.coli0157H7....
View Resource A Human Health Perspective On Climate Change: A Report Outlining the Research Needs on the Human Health Effects of Climate Change

An 80-page report on the results of a study on physiological responses to environmental change over time.

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/docs/climatereport2010.pdf
View Resource Bad Bug Book: Cryptosporidium Parvum

Library Holdings. This U.S. Food and Drug Administration site includes a listing of information regarding this protozoan parasite. A link to their Bacteriological Analytical Manual is...

http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/FoodborneIllness/Foodborn...
View Resource Chemical and Pathgogen Exposure Through Recreational Waters

Rivers, lakes, and coastal areas can become contaminated with fecal pathogens that threaten the health of people who recreate in the polluted water. Fecal contamination can be persistent over time or...

http://health.usgs.gov/rec_waters/
View Resource Chemical and Pathogenic Contaminant Exposure by Drinking Water

Safe drinking-water supplies are critical for protecting public health. Drinking water treatment and monitoring technologies are used by public water utilities to assure compliance with existing...

http://health.usgs.gov/dw_contaminants/
View Resource Cooper and Your Health

This Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources site contains information related to copper in drinking water. Specific health effects, safety limits, and treatment options are provided.

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/dwg/copper.htm
View Resource Cryptosporidim parvum: an emerging pathogen

Greg Hannahs from Kenyon College provides comprehensive information on this parasite. Sections include: introduction, life cycle, clinical manifestations, epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis,...

http://biology.kenyon.edu/slonc/bio38/hannahs/crypto.htm
View Resource Drinking Water - Iron and Manganese

This is one of the NebGuide pages from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Information is provided on the sources of iron and manganese in drinking water, indications of iron and manganese,...

http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/live/g1714/build/g1714.p...
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