Water Supply Systems Security

byLarry W Mays

Hardcover | April 8, 2004

Water Supply Systems Security by Larry W Mays
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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
Larry. W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E., P.H., is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University and former chair of the department. He is the former Director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also held an Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship. A regist...
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Title:Water Supply Systems SecurityFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.2 X 6.1 X 1.54 inShipping dimensions:9.2 X 6.1 X 1.54 inPublished:April 8, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071425314

ISBN - 13:9780071425315

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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