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- Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00
The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book usingvarious theories about its origin as a basis. These theoriesinclude a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies thatbuilt our planet as well as a late addition from comets thatcollided with the Earth’s surface. The extraordinaryphysico-chemical properties of the water molecules,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00
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...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 42.00
Extreme weather events including floods and droughts are increasing in frequency and intensity. They affect the operation of water-supply drainage and sewerage infrastructure and the functioning of wastewater treatment plants thereby affecting the protection of public health. Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health reviewed experience and good... more...
- World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00
The provision of safe acceptable and sufficient drinking-water is a crucial prerequisite for human well-being. Small-scale water supplies are the backbone of water supply in rural areas in the entire pan-European region. Yet experience shows that they find such provision a challenge for administrative managerial operational and resourcing reasons.... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 19.73
Wasserbauer arbeiten an Anlagen und Bauwerken, die sich an oder im Wasser befinden, an schwimmenden Fahrzeugen oder auch in Werkstätten. Ihre Aufgaben bestehen zum einen aus Planung sowie Durchführung von wasserbaulichen Tätigkeiten und zum anderem aus Instandsetzungsarbeiten an Schleusen, Dämmen oder anderen Wasserbauwerken. Besonders bei Hochwasser... more...
- 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...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00
The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australias economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australias water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 265.00
This volume concentrates on research information on the beneficial effects of nitrates and their fate in the environment. Adopting an integrated approach it covers the agricultural, environmental and medical aspects of this emotive topic. In addition, there is an extensive description of the biochemistry of nitrates in plants, animals and humans including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
More than a billion people cannot get safe drinking water; half the world's population does not have adequate sanitation; within a generation over three billion will be suffering from water stress. This text analyzes the issues in this crisis of management and shows how water can be used effectively and productively. The key to sustainable water resources... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 59.95
Natural disasters, tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods are occurring with increasing frequency. In emergencies, pure drinking water is quickly the most important item. Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies provides the tips and techniques for supplying potable drinking water at low cost in the direst circumstances. Succinct and readable,... more...