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Water Supply Systems Security : Professional S. - Larry Mays

Water Supply Systems Security

Professional S.

Hardcover Published: 8th April 2004
ISBN: 9780071425315
Number Of Pages: 464

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A must for engineers, professors, and water utility managers involved in the security of water supply systems.

Written by a team of experts, this is the first book to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of the safety and security of water supply systems. This unique and authoritative compendium presents detailed coverage of the major infrastructure issues in water system security. Topics range from vulnerability assessment to safeguards against cyber threats to hydraulic network analysis for contamination response. Each chapter provides professional guidance on designing, operating, maintaining, and rehabilitating water systems to ensure state-of-the-art and security.

FEATURES INCLUDE:
* Overview of methodologies for reliability analysis and assessment of vulnerability to terrorist attack and for emergency response planning.
* Monitoring and modeling methods for early warning systems that enhance security
* Specialized remote monitoring equipment, networks, and optimal location of control and isolation valves
* Organizational frameworks and procedures for improving the security and safety of water supply systems
* Options for emergency preparedness, including water supply for nonconventional times and contamination responses
* Case studies from the field: a reconstruction of historical contamination events
* Security hardware and surveillance systems

Water Supply Safety and Security: An Introduction Microbiological
Contaminants and Threats of Concern Chemical
Contaminants and Threats of Concern Drinking Water
Distribution Systems Water Supply
Cyber Threats and SCADA Systems
Assessing the Risks of Drinking-Water
Supplies from Terrorist Attacks
Methodologies for Reliability Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment
Development of a Consortium for Water Security and Safety: The Need for Establishing an Early Warning System
Remote Monitoring and Network Models: Their Potential for Protecting the Nation's Water Supplies
Modeling Water Quality in Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Its Potential for Enhancing Water Security
Source Water: Early Warning Systems and Monitoring Security Hardware and Surveillance Systems for Water Supply Systems
Optimal Location of Control and Isolation Valves
Development of the Next Generation of Chem/Bio Detection
Hydraulic and Water Quality Modeling for Contamination Response
Emergency Response Planning
Emergency Water Supply in Non-Conventional Times
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ISBN: 9780071425315
ISBN-10: 0071425314
Series: Professional S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 8th April 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.7  x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 1