Monitoring Bathing Waters: A Practical Guide to the Design and Implementation of Assessments and Monitoring Programmes, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Monitoring Bathing Waters

A Practical Guide to the Design and Implementation of Assessments and Monitoring Programmes, 1st Edition

Edited by Jamie Bartram, Gareth Rees

CRC Press

352 pages

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Description

This book, which has been prepared by an international group of experts, provides comprehensive guidance for the design, planning and implementation of assessments and monitoring programmes for water bodies used for recreation. It addresses the wide range of hazards which may be encountered and emphasizes the importance of linking monitoring programmes to effective and feasible management actions to protect human health. It also provides details of sampling and analytical methods.

This book will be an invaluable source of information for anyone concerned with monitoring and assessing recreational waters, including field staff. It will also be useful for national and regional government departments concerned with tourism and recreation, and for students and special interest groups.

Table of Contents

Introduction Design of Monitoring Programmes and Assessments Resourcing and Implementation Quality Assurance Management Frameworks Public Participation and and Communication Physical Hazards, Drowning and Injury Sanitary Inspection and Microbiological Water Quality Cyanobacteria and Algae Other Biological, Physical and Chemical Hazards Aesthetic Aspects Epidemiology Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply