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CHLORINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL DISASTERS

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Abstract:

Both natural and anthropogenic disasters usually necessitate emergency measures to disinfect water supplies. Strategies for emergency disinfection in disasters can vary significantly from those set in place for normal conditions because many of the concerns that exist for normal conditions do not apply to disasters. Attempts to address such irrelevant concerns not only are wasteful of scarce resources but also may prove deleterious to the health and well being of the disaster's victims. Various disinfection technologies are reviewed and the advantages and disadvantages of each are evaluated from a standpoint of applicability for disasters. Chlorination remains the most practical and cost effective method of water supply disinfection during disasters.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/193864702785033914

Publication date: 2002-01-01

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