AWWA-64245 Protecting Against Waterborne Disease DVD

Enjoy watching a video presentation about Waterborne Disease

This training video for operators and managers explains waterborne disease and reveals the long-term effects of the disease outbreaks in Walkerton, Ontario and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Waterborne diseases like cholera and typhoid once killed tens of thousands of Americans each year. Modern water treatment has wiped out these diseases in the United States, Canada, and many other developed nations. this video explains why the water utility is their community?s most important defense against waterborne disease.

Protecting Against Waterborne Disease DVD covers:
·        what waterborne pathogens are and where they come from
·        viruses, bacteria, and protozoa, the illnesses they cause, and the tests used to learn of the possible or actual existence of pathogens in the water supply
·        how water treatment and disinfection methods destroy pathogens
·        the multiple-barrier approach to water treatment
·        source water protection and monitoring systems
·        the vital role of the operator in public health protection.
(42:37 min.)

ISBN: 9781583217023

Publisher: American Water Works Association

Publication date: 2003

AWWA catalog no: 64245

Media Type: DVD