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Environmental & Global Health: Water

Suggested resources for environmental, occupational and global health


US EPA Ground Water

US EPA Wastewater Management

EPA's Community Based Water Resiliency Tool (to test how well your community's water resources could withstand a disaster)

Routledge open access articles on UN's Sustainable Development Goal 6, focusing on research on water scarcity, access to water and sustainable water management.

Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List (CCL) and Regulatory Determination. Links to CCLs 1-5 from 1998 to those being nominated for next list and Regulatory Determinations 1-4 (EPA deciding to regulate at least 5 contaminants on the list). Basic info about the CCL, info on what EPA does with CCL. Links to laws and regulations and other environmental topics.

Relevant literature

Bibliographic Databases (must access from campus computer or thru proxy/VPN)

ASFA (Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts)  in the ProQuest suite of databases. Covers marine, freshwater and brackish water regions and environments, biology and ecology of aquatic organisms and legal, policy and socioeconomic issues. 

Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide - in the Ebsco suite of databases. Cover all facets of ichthyology, fisheries, aquaculture and aquatic biology,  aquaculture species ranging from culture and propagation to genetics, behavior, ecology and habitat. Over 1,150,000 citations, global coverage and abstracts dating back to the 1970s.

Water Resources


Bacteriophages in the control of food- and waterborne pathogens.PM Sabour, MW Griffiths.ASM Press, 2010

Contaminants of emerging concern in water and wastewater : advanced treatment processes. Arturo Hernandez-Maldonado, Lee Blaney, eds. Butterwoth-Heinemann, 2020.

Drinking water quality and human health. Patrick Levallois, Cristina Villanueva Belmonte.. MDPI, 2019

Microbiology of waterborne diseases : microbiological aspects and risks, 2nd ed. SL Percival, MV Yates, DW Williams, RM Chalmers, NF Gray. Elsevier/Academic Press, 2014

Recreational water illnesses.Erica Leoni. MDPI, 2019

Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Changing Environment : Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures. Janine M. H. Selendy. 2 ed. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2019

Waterborne pathogens : detection methods and applications. Helen Bridle. Elsevier, 2013 

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