Water supply security

Liisa Poussa (Corresponding author), Tero Välisalo, Riitta Molarius, Henrik Huovila

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    Drinking water contamination, accidental or intentional, is one of the most formidable threat scenarios faced by developed countries. Drinking water distribution systems are often outdated, vast and complex, making them difficult to monitor and vulnerable to multiple threats. Contamination incidents cause public fear and anxiety in society and generate distrust in public infrastructure. It is therefore essential to detect harmful substances as early as possible in order to manage the contamination situation and minimize the effects.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearch highlights in safety and security
    EditorsVeikko Rouhiainen
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8130-6
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8129-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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    SeriesVTT Research Highlights


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