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  • Aquananotechnologyby David E. Reisner; T. Pradeep

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Nanotechnology is finding numerous uses in the water industry, including high surface area filtration media, membranes for desalination plants, and fundamental new methods for desalination. This book provides a comprehensive overview from a global perspective, presenting the latest research and developments in the use of nanotechnology for water... more...

  • Nanomaterials for Environmental Protectionby Boris I. Kharisov; Oxana V. Kharissova; H. V. Rasika Dias

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book is divided into four main sections thoroughly analyzing the use of nanomaterials for water, air and soil solutions, and emphasizing environmental risks. Providing background on nanomaterials' two-decade study, it discusses the characterization and application of unconventional disinfectants, called antimicrobial nanomaterials, which fall... more...

  • Air Quality, Fourth Editionby Thad Godish; Joshua S. Fu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision... more...

  • Biofouling Methodsby Sergey Dobretsov; David N. Williams; Jeremy Thomason

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Biofouling Methods provides a “cook book” for both established workers and those new to the field. The methods included in this important new book range from tried and tested techniques to those at the cutting edge, encompassing the full diversity of this multidisciplinary field. The book covers methods for microbial and macrofouling,... more...

  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation: 2014 updateby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00

    This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. The second section provides a snapshot of inequalities in access to improved drinking water... more...

  • The Last Oasisby Sandra Postel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95

    For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world?s water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world?s population has no safe water, 46 per cent have no proper sanitation and each year four million children die of water-borne diseases. As most of the world?s major river systems cross several national boundaries,... more...

  • Water Management in Italyby Andrea Guerrini; Giulia Romano

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book describes the water sector as it is structured in Italy. The first part describes the legal framework which rules the sector in Italy, its evolution since the last 20 years, and its weaknesses. The second part describes the governance of Italian water utilities, distinguishing full public-owned companies from public-private partnership and... more...

  • Surface Water Qualityby Ruth Patrick; Faith Douglass; Drew M. Palavage; Paul M. Stewart

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Addressing ecologists, legislators, lawyers, and industrialists alike, Ruth Patrick asks what has been accomplished with the millions of dollars spent on upgrading our surface waters. Has the water improved in spite of the fact that the crayfish, snails, and algae are not those that one would expect to find in natural rivers and estuaries? To evaluate... more...

  • Water Pollution and Abatement Policy in Indiaby Debesh Chakraborty; Kakali Mukhopadhyay

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    India has been traditionally?well-endowed with large freshwater reserves, but increasing population, urbanization and agricultural growth in recent decades are causing overexploitation of surface and groundwater. As consumption of water grows, wastewater increases significantly and in the absence of proper measures for treatment and management, is... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water Governance in Jordanby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 51.00

    This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them, based on international experience and OECD compendium of principles and good practices. Using the diagnostic analysis of the governance challenges to... more...