Water Supply Systems Security

Hardcover | April 8, 2004

byLarry 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 andassessment of vulnerability to terrorist attack and for emergency responseplanning. * Monitoring and modeling methods for early warning systems thatenhance 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

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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 o...

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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...

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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Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 1.54 inPublished:April 8, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071425314

ISBN - 13:9780071425315

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Table of Contents

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