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Guidelines for Safe Recreational Water Environments, Volume 1 : Coastal and fresh waters.

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These new Guidelines for Safe Recreational Water Environments describe the present state of knowledge regarding the impact of recreational use of coastal and freshwater environments upon the health of users specifically drowning and injury, exposure to cold, heat and sunlight, water quality (especially exposure to water contaminated by sewage, but also exposure to free-living pathogenic microorganisms in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization
ISBN: 9789240680524 9240680527 9241545801 9789241545808
OCLC Number: 476034847
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents: List of acronyms and abbreviations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Executive summary; CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2. DROWNING AND INJURY PREVENTION; CHAPTER 3. SUN, HEAT AND COLD; CHAPTER 4. FAECAL POLLUTION AND WATER QUALITY; CHAPTER 5. FREE-LIVING MICROORGANISMS; CHAPTER 6. MICROBIAL ASPECTS OF BEACH SAND QUALITY; CHAPTER 7. ALGAE AND CYANOBACTERIA IN COASTAL AND ESTUARINE WATER; CHAPTER 8. ALGAE AND CYANOBACTERIA IN FRESH WATER; CHAPTER 9. AESTHETIC ISSUES; CHAPTER 10. CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL AGENTS; CHAPTER 11. DANGEROUS AQUATIC ORGANISMS; CHAPTER 12. MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT.

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These new Guidelines for Safe Recreational Water Environments describe the present state of knowledge regarding the impact of recreational use of coastal and freshwater environments upon the health of users specifically drowning and injury, exposure to cold, heat and sunlight, water quality (especially exposure to water contaminated by sewage, but also exposure to free-living pathogenic microorganisms in recreational water), contamination of beach sand, exposure to algae and their products, exposure to chemical and physical agents, and dangerous aquatic organisms. In addition, control and mo.

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