WATER AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Editor : W.O.K. Grabow,

Department of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Africa

1. Water and Health

Jamie Bartram, Department of Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Classification of Water-Related Disease

Rozalind Stanwell-Smith, Royal Institute of Public Health, UK

Outbreaks of Water-borne Diseases

Paul R. Hunter,

Burden of Disease: Current Situation and Trends

Annette Pruss-Ustun, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Lorna Fewtrell, Centre for Research into Environment and Health, UK

Transmission and Prevention of Water-Related Diseases

Johathan T. Macy, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

Robert E. Quick, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Goals of Water Treatment and Disinfection: Reduction in Morbidity and Mortality

Pierre Payment, INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier,Universite du Quebec, Canada

Diseases Associated with Drinking Water Supplies that Meet Treatment and Indicator Specifications

Pierre Payment, INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier,Universite du Quebec, Canada

New and Emerging Waterborne Infectious Diseases

Louis H. Nel, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Wanda Markotter, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Future Needs and Priorities for Drinking Water and Health

Timothy E. Ford, Department of Microbiology, Montana State University, USA

2. Rural and Urban Water Supply and Sanitation

Guy Howard,

Health Impact and Economic Costs of Poor Water and Sanitation

Guy Hutton, Swiss Centre for International Health, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland

Water and Sanitation Technologies: Achieving Quality?

Guy Howard,

Hygiene Promotion

John Hubley, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Institutional Issues in the Delivery of Water and Sanitation Services

Sue Coates,

Cyrus Njiru,

Kevin Sansom,

Economics and Financing in the Water Sector

Renato Parena, Gruppo Societa Metropolitana Acque Torino Spa, Italy

Estimating and Responding to Demand for Water Supply and Sanitation

Paul A. Deverill,

3. Drinking Water Supplies

Jamie Bartram, Department of Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Quality Specifications for Human Drinking Water Supplies

Jamie Bartram, Department of Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Quality Specifications for Drinking Water for Farm Animals

Roy Kirby,

Zoonoses Acquired through Drinking Water

Rachel M. Chalmers, Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, NPHS Microbiology Swansea, Singleton Hospital, UK

Microbiological Water Quality Assessment (catchment to tap)

Nicholas John Ashbolt, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia

Epidemiologic Studies of Disinfectants and Disinfectant By-Products

Gunther F. Craun, Gunther F. Craun & Associates, USA

Rebecca L. Calderon, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA

Health Effects of Chemical Contamination

Virginia Murray,

Paul R. Hunter,

Faith Goodfellow,

Unconventional Sources of Water Supply

Pieter E. Odendaal, South African Water Research Commission, South Africa

Point-of-Use Water Treatment for Home and Travel

Joseph A. Cotruvo, Joseph Cotruvo & Associates LLC; NSF International/WHO Collaborating Centre, USA

Bottled and Natural Mineral Water

Paul R. Hunter,

4. Water Resources

Richard Carr,

Purified Wastewater: Application in Agriculture

Richard Carr,

Impacts of Eutrophication on the Safety of Drinking- and Recreational Water

Jennifer L Davis, School of Public Health, Griffith University, Australia

Glen Shaw, School of public health, Griffith university, Australia

GroundWater and Public Health

Marylynn V. Yates, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, USA

Jack V. Schijven, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands

Agriculture and Mariculture

Gail E. Greening, Communicable Disease Group, Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd., Kenepuru Science Centre, New Zealand

Gillian D. Lewis, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Recreation in Natural Water Resources

Nicholas John Ashbolt, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia

Ecological Sanitation/Latrines

Thor-Axel Stenstrom,

Constraints to Improving Water and Sanitation Services

Marcos von Sperling, Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering,Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

5. Human Health in Water Resources Development

Willem van der Hoek, International Water Management Institute(IWMI), Sri Lanka

Health Implications of Dam Projects

Eline Boelee, International Water Management Institute(IWMI), Ethiopia

Health Implications of Irrigation Projects

Eline Boelee, International Water Management Institute(IWMI), Ethiopia

Urban Water Management with Regard to Water-Related Diseases such as Malaria and dengue

Robert Bos,

Toxic Cyanobacteria

Jennifer L Davis, School of Public Health, Griffith University, Australia

Glen Shaw, School of public health, Griffith university, Australia

Multiple Uses of Water and Human Health

Willem van der Hoek, International Water Management Institute(IWMI), Sri Lanka

Health Aspects Associated with Biodiversity Nature Conservation of Wetlands

Felix Amerasinghe,

Control of Water-Borne Diseases: International Institutional Arrangements

Felipe Solsona,

6. Water Reuse

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Role of Water Reuse in Management of Urban Water Resources

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Applications for Water Reuse

Marylynn V. Yates, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, USA

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Jack V. Schijven, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands

Coming to Terms with Nature: Water Reuse New Paradigm Towards Integrated Water Resources Management

Blanca Elena Jimenez-Cisneros, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

Water Quality Concerns Pertaining to Water Reuse

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Technologies for Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Water Safety Plans for Reclamation Processes

Blanca Elena Jimenez-Cisneros, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

T. Eugene Cloete,

Implementation of Water Reuse

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Economic and Requlatory Issues

Audrey D. Levine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida, USA

Takashi Asano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA

Helminth Ova Control in Wastewater and Sludge for Agricultural Reuse

Blanca Elena Jimenez-Cisneros, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico