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  • The Water Footprint Assessment Manualby Maite M. Aldaya; Ashok K. Chapagain; Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Mesfin M. Mekonnen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.00

    People use lots of water for drinking, cooking and washing, but significantly more for producing things such as food, paper and cotton clothes. The water footprint is an indicator of water use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. Indirect use refers to the 'virtual water' embedded in tradable goods and commodities,... more...

  • Wastewater Reuse and Managementby Sanjay K. Sharma; Rashmi Sanghi

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Over the past 50 years the volume of wastewater has grown exponentially as a result of the increasing world population and the expansion of industrial developments. Researchers all over the world have been trying to address this issue suitably in order to fight water scarcity; yet, it is only recently that wastewater recycling has caught their attention... more...

  • Groundwater Quality Sustainabilityby Piotr Maloszewski; Stanislaw Witczak; Grzegorz Malina

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95

    Sustainable groundwater development requires knowledge of the appropriate recharge and transport-processes. This is a prerequisite to understanding: (i) groundwater resources and their availability, and (ii) the dependence between groundwater and the environment. Conceptual understanding of groundwater flow at both temporal and spatial scales... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Making Water Reform Happen in Mexicoby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00

    The report provides evidence-based assessment and policy recommendations in support of Mexico’s water reform. It analyses implementation bottlenecks and identifies good practices in four key areas considered as essential drivers for change in the water sector of Mexico: multi-level and river basin governance; economic efficiency and financial... more...

  • Engineers Engaging Communityby Carolyn Oldham; Gregory Crebbin; Stephen Dobbs; Andrea Gaynor

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00

    Water and energy are fundamental elements of community well-being and economic development, and a key focus of engineering efforts the world over. As such, they offer outstanding opportunities for the development of socially just engineering practices. This work examines the engineering of water and energy systems with a focus on issues of social justice... more...

  • Principles of Water Qualityby Thomas Waite

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 72.95

    Principles of Water Quality presents the fundamental environmental processes that regulate the movement of materials in natural systems. This book is composed of 10 chapters that cover the chemical and microbiological processes that are operative on organic and inorganic constituents in water. This text deals first with water quality concepts, the... more...

  • Photocatalysis and Water Purificationby Max Lu; Pierre Pichat

    Wiley 2013; US$ 185.00

    Water is one of the essential resources on our planet. Therefore, fresh water and the recycling of waste-water are very important topics in various areas. Energy-saving green technologies are a demand in this area of research. Photocatalysis comprises a class of reactions which use a catalyst activated by light. These reactions include the decomposition... more...

  • Water Governanceby Asanga Gunawansa; Lovleen Bhullar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book explores urban water governance challenges in different parts of the world and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of public run, privatised, and public - private partnership managed water facilities. The contributors expertly discuss various types of public and private water governance architectures as well as identify... more...

  • Principles of Desalinationby K Spiegler

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Principles of Desalination focuses on the principles of the developing technology of large-scale desalting. This book presents the principal desalting methods and explores the process of hyperfiltration or reverse osmosis. Comprised of 11 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the water use and the problem of a potential water shortage. This... more...

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    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

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