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  • Wastewater Treatment Concepts and Practicesby Francis Hopcroft

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The fundamental objective of wastewater treatment is to reduce the concentration of contaminants in the wastewater to such a degree that safe discharge to a receiving water, either surface water or groundwater, can be accomplished. Achieving that goal requires the application of several fundamental principles of engineering. Among those are chemistry,... more...

  • Waterby Jon Clift; Amanda Cuthbert

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 5.99

    Did you know that we use 70% more water today than we did 40 years ago? Or that about 95% of water that gets delivered to our houses goes down the drain? And that a garden hose can use almost as much water in an hour as an average family of four uses in one day? Our population is growing, our climate changing and our lifestyle demands more and more... more...

  • Waterby Robin Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Only 3 per cent of the world's water is freshwater and about one third of that is inaccessible. The rest is very unevenly distributed, parts of Canada and the Amazon, for example are both more than amply suppied. Terrible and permanent water stress can be seen, among other places, in the drylands of Africa caused not just by drought, but by poverty... more...

  • The Water Crisisby Julie Stauffer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00

    Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste ? and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health, and the health of entire ecosystems.The... more...

  • Water Efficiency in Buildingsby Kemi Adeyeye

    Wiley 2013; US$ 124.00

    This reference source on water efficiency in buildings provides comprehensive and up-to-date information. Both multi-disciplinary and practical, it signposts current knowledge, innovation, expertise and evidence on an important subject which is high in the resource management debate. Water Efficiency in Buildings: a review of theory and practice... more...

  • Water Engineeringby Nazih K. Shammas; Lawrence K. Wang

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    Details the design and process of water supply systems, tracing the progression from source to sink Organized and logical flow, tracing the connections in the water-supply system from the water’s source to its eventual use Emphasized coverage of water supply infrastructure and the design of water treatment processes Inclusion of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Water Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Securityby Frank R. Spellman

    Government Institutes 2007; US$ 84.99

    This thoughtful book provides a much-needed look at the vulnerabilities and security of our nation's water sources. Written as a result of 9/11 and in response to the critical needs of water/wastewater plant managers, plant engineers, design engineers, and utility managers, it addresses the need to incorporate security upgrades in existing facility... more...

  • Water Pollution Controlby Suresh T. Nesaratnam

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...