The Water Professional’s Guide to Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Order The Water Professional’s Guide to Infectious Disease Outbreaks to get the only publication that provides guidance on protecting wastewater professionals and the community against infectious diseases.

Infectious Disease OutbreakspgIn recent years, the importance of planning for and responding to infectious disease outbreaks has become increasingly evident. It is imperative to make the protection of water professionals, public health, and the environment a priority during the uncertainty of an outbreak. 

The Water Professional’s Guide to Infectious Disease Outbreaks will help you understand and evaluate the vast amounts of information produced during outbreaks and make evidence-based decisions to protect both water professionals and the wider community. The publication covers pathogens, treatment practices, risk assessment, health and safety evaluation approaches, adaptations in facility management, communications, and wastewater surveillance. 

The Water Professional’s Guide to Infectious Disease Outbreaks includes

  • Practical Information to be able to apply to utilities of all sizes
  • Relevant and timely information related to recent infectious disease outbreaks
  • Defines critical terms surrounding safety, disease outbreaks, risk assessment, and more to make evidence-based decisions to protect water professionals and the community 
  • Reliable information from academia and professionals within the water industry
  • Provides a balance of theoretical, practical, and applicable tactics for health and safety protection 

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 What Are Infectious Disease Outbreaks? 
  • Chapter 2 Pathogens in Wastewater 
  • Chapter 3 Current State of the Knowledge on Treatment Efficacy 
  • Chapter 4 Understanding Risk and Knowledge Gaps 
  • Chapter 5 Utility Management and Operation: Learning from Others 
  • Chapter 6 Occupational Health Protection 
  • Chapter 7: Wastewater-Based Surveillance
  • Chapter 8: Looking Forward: Opportunities for the Water Sector and Its Workforce 

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