Are Cities Doing Enough to Remove Cancer-Causing Chemicals From Drinking Water—
Is drinking water with its more than 300 organic chemicals present in trace quantities, a cause of cancer? Are there technically and economically feasible ways to remove these chemicals?...

1842: Old Croton Aqueduct Brings Water, Rescues Manhattan From Fire, Disease
From 1774 to 1835 Manhattan experienced tremendous growth but needed better water supply to protect public health and to fight fires. Several proposals for providing water were forwarded...

1842: Old Croton Aqueduct Brings Water, Rescues Manhattan From Fire, Disease
From 1774 to 1835 Manhattan experienced tremendous growth but needed better water supply to protect public health and to fight fires. Several proposals for providing water were forwarded...

Disease Risks of Occupational Exposure to Sewage
A need exists for assessment of the potential health risks to the public from waters receiving waste discharges. Some insight concerning such risks may be gained from a review of studies...

Impact of Water Resources on Vector-Borne Diseases
Vector-borne diseases are transmitted to wildlife, domestic animals, and humans by insects and other types of arthropods. Mosquitoes are the principal vectors associated with most types...

The Human Potential Movement
The Human Potential Movement represents a new direction in psychology and psychiatry. Starting from the basis of mental health rather than of illness, the movement includes diverse points...

Effects of Suspended Dredged Material on the Commercial Crab, Cancer Magister

Proposed Design for Oxidation Ponds in Hot Climates
The proper collection, treatment, and disposal of domestic wastewaters is of vital importance in hot climates, particularly in those tropical developing countries where water-related diseases...

Objectives of Water Quality Planning
Planning is a sterile effort if it does not produce a viable procedure for reaching its objectives. Our political process is presently atuned to crisis reaction, producing short-range...

Water Supplies for Low-Income Communities in Developing Countries
Examination of data on the availability of adequate water supplies in developing countries reveals an alarming state of affairs. This paper presents an analysis of the potential impact...

Preparation of Surveying Safety Manual for Missouri
The Manual includes suggestions for making field and office operations of land surveyors safer and detailed reporting requirements under the OSHA for job-related deaths, injuries, and...

The Forgotten Engineer: John Stevens and the Panama Canal
John Frank Stevens was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 to take over the flagging Panama Canal project when John Wallace quit. Stevens had been an outstanding railroad...

Ecology of Blue-Green Algal Viruses
Blue-green algal viruses have wide geographical distributions and are present in both fresh water and marine environments. Population control of Plectonema boryanum,...

Federal Drinking Water Standards—Past, Present and Future
The old and recent history of disease outbreaks and system failures has demonstrated the necessity of assuring the quality and safety of the drinking water provided for public use. Federal...

Environmental Control of Bilharzia Snails in Small Reservoirs
In tropical reservoirs certain snails which transmit schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease, may be controlled by engineering methods. This disease, also known as bilharzia, is a chronic,...

Viral Disinfection of Estuarine Water by UV
Experiments were conducted with viruses artificially introduced into seawater under both static and continuously flowing conditions. Under static conditions, the devitalization of each...

Integrated Approach to Problem of Viruses in Water
Large numbers of viruses enter water intakes daily. The inability of epidemiologists to detect waterborne transmission may be the result of preoccupation with disease rather than infection...

Commercialism in Tax-Favored Institutions
Examples of commercialism by tax-exempt institutions are given. For exemption from taxation, scientific organizations must be making studies for: (1) a government agency; (2) education...

Engineering Evaluation of Virus Hazard in Water
The evaluation is presented in terms of 13 questions: What virus infections may be spread through water? How important is water in transmitting virus disease? Can the coliform index be...

Water and Health—Are We Concerned Enough?
Historically there has been found to be a very meaningful relationship between water and health. There has been insufficient research to provide knowledge about the relationship between...

 

 

 

 

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