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Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes

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  • Groundwater Optimization Handbookby Richard C. Peralta

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95

    Existing and impending water shortages argue for improving water quantity and quality management. Groundwater Optimization Handbook: Flow, Contaminant Transport, and Conjunctive Management helps you formulate and solve groundwater optimization problems to ensure sustainable supplies of adequate quality and quantity. It shows you how to more effectively... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water and Climate Change Adaptationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00

    This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water. It offers policymakers a risk-based approach to better... more...

  • Development of an Environmental Impact Assessment and Decision Support System for Seawater Desalination Plantsby Sabine Latteman

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 115.95

    Seawater desalination is a coastal-based industry. The growing number of desalination plants worldwide and the increasing size of single facilities emphasises the need for greener desalination technologies and more sustainable desalination projects. Two complementing approaches are the development and implementation of best available technology (BAT)... more...

  • Denkbar, machbar, wunschenswertby ; Karl Wilhelm ddeker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95

    Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verändern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhängen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Böddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Böddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden... more...

  • What Water Is Worthby Kira Artemis Russo; Zachary A. Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This book addresses both conventional and non-conventional values of water, discussing the value of water as it relates to conventional microeconomics, water's true utility and government regulation, and new and current practices in water management more...

  • Guidance on Water Supply and Sanitation in Extreme Weather Eventsby L. Sinisi

    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...

  • Small-scale Water Supplies in the Pan-European Regionby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Wasserbauer / Wasserbauerinby Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB)

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 19.19

    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...

  • 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 Resources and Rightsby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australia’s economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australia’s water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...