1: The Evolution of Water Quality Criteria in the United States - 1922-2003 (Alfred P. Dufour and Stephen Schaub).
2: A Management Context For The Statistical Design Of Recreational Contact Water Quality Monitoring Programs (Stephen B. Weisberg).
3: Conceptual Bases for Relating Illness Risk to Indicator Concentrations (David F. Parkhurst, Guntehr F. Craun, and Jeffrey A. Soller).
4: On Selecting the Statistical Rationale for Revised EPA Recreational Water Quality Criteria for Bacteria (Richard O. Gilbert).
5: Sampling Recreational Waters (Abdel H El-Shaarawi and Sylvia R Esterby).
6: The Lognormal Distribution and Use of the Geometric Mean and the Arithmetic Mean in Recreational Water Quality Measurement (Larry J. Wymer and Timothy J. Wade).
7: The EMPACT Beaches: A Case Study in Recreational Water Sampling (Larry J. Wymer).
8: Microbial Risk Assessment Modeling (Graham McBride).
9: A plausible model to explain concentration-response relationships in randomized controlled trials assessing infectious disease risks from exposure to recreational waters (Albrecht Wiedenmann).
10: Nowcasting recreational water quality (Alexandria B. Boehm, Richard L. Whitman, Meredith B. Nevers, Deyi Hou, and Stephen B. Weisberg).
11: Statistical sensitivity analysis and water quality (Alessandro Fasso).
"The book is a good source for graduate students and researchers who want to get a broad overview of statistical problems and proposed solutions based on current research on recreational water quality." (Journal of Environmental Quality, August 2008)