Georgy Fomenko, Alexei Borodkin, Ludmila Merkulova, Elena Pavlova. The Use of Tools to Human Health Risks Assessment in Water Management Planning (as Exemplifies by the Kotorosl River Basin)
The article considers the possibility of increasing the efficiency of basin management with the use of risk assessment tools to public health. Presents the results of years of research of surface water quality of the river Kotorosl in the Yaroslavl region, assessed exposure load on adults and children, as well as the peculiarities of risk-taking surface water source. It is shown that the oral exposure priority critical organs are the blood, the gastrointestinal tract, and cardiovascular system. Executed clustering river plots allowed us to determine problem areas.
The study results showed the perspective of risk assessment integrating the health of the population in the water management planning, which will allow to optimize and increase the efficiency of basin management system.