24. Anthropogenic Sources of Water Pollution: Parts 1 and 2

  1. Janine M. H. Selendy
  1. Kerry L. Shannon1,
  2. Robert S. Lawrence2 and
  3. Danielle McDonald3

Published Online: 26 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118148594.ch24

Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures

Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures

How to Cite

Shannon, K. L., Lawrence, R. S. and McDonald, D. (2011) Anthropogenic Sources of Water Pollution: Parts 1 and 2, in Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures (ed J. M. H. Selendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118148594.ch24

Editor Information

  1. Horizon International, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 2

    Center for a Livable Future, joint appointments in Health Policy and Management and in Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  3. 3

    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470527856

Online ISBN: 9781118148594

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Keywords:

  • anthropogenic, urban runoff;
  • loss of ecosystem services;
  • chemical pollutants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1-Introduction

  • Microorganisms in Water

  • Urban Runoff

  • Chemical Pollutants

  • Loss of Ecosystem Services

  • Dams and Other Structural Disturbances to Ecosystems

  • Groundwater Contamination

  • Legislation and Regulation of Water Supplies

  • Part 2-Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment

  • References