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  • Physical-Chemical Treatment of Water and Wastewaterby Arcadio P. Sincero; Gregoria A. Sincero

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 172.95

    The books currently available on this subject contain some elements of physical-chemical treatment of water and wastewater but fall short of giving comprehensive and authoritative coverage. They contain some equations that are not substantiated, offering empirical data based on assumptions that are therefore difficult to comprehend. This text brings... more...

  • Thirsty Citiesby Danilo J. Anton

    International Development Research Centre 1993; US$ 20.00

    Water shortages are a complex issue of both supply and demand. In Thirsty Cities, author Danilo Anton provides pertinent geological and environmental information as he discusses surface and groundwater supplies and explores the many issues surrounding access to water in cities. He explains the significance of surface water contamination and the vulnerability... more...

  • Freshwater Issuesby Zachary A. Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    A reference guide to the basics and essential issues of fresh water management. From water supply and resource information, to the role of water in ecosystems, the coverage also provides global water data, examines uncertainties about future water supplies, and addresses technological advances. more...

  • Water Technology; An Introduction for Environmental Studentsby N. F. Gray

    Taylor & Francis 1999; US$ 66.95

    'Water Technology' is essential reading for the environmental science or engineering student. Covers water quality and regulation, including European and US legislation and standards Explains the fundamentals of hydrobiology and aquatic ecosystems Deals with water quality assessment, management and treatment more...

  • Practical Wastewater Treatmentby David L. Russell

    Wiley 2006; US$ 149.00 US$ 134.10

    Practical techniques for handling industrial waste and designing treatment facilities Practical Wastewater Treatment is designed as a teaching and training tool for chemical, civil, and environmental engineers. Based on an AIChE training course, developed and taught by the author, this manual equips readers with the skills and knowledge needed to... more...

  • The Environmental Science of Drinking Waterby Patrick Sullivan; Franklin J. Agardy; James J. J. Clark

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 84.95

    In today’s chemically dependent society, environmental studies demonstrate that drinking water in developed countries contains numerous industrial chemicals, pesticides, pharmaceuticals and chemicals from water treatment processes. This poses a real threat. As a result of the ever-expanding list of chemical and biochemical products industry, current... more...

  • Oil Pollution and its Environmental Impact in the Arabian Gulf Regionby M. Al-Azab; W. El-Shorbagy; S. Al-Ghais

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 210.00

    Situated within the richest oil area in the world, the Arabian Gulf represents a stressed ecosystem with scarce published data and environmental studies. The oil-related activities cause significant damages to different ecosystem components such as coral reefs, algal mats, mangrove and other habitats. In addition to the increasing potential of pollution... more...

  • Protecting Ground Water for Health by Oliver Schmoll; Guy Howard; John Chilton; Ingrid Chorus

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 144.00

    Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many more. Protecting Groundwater for Health provides a structured approach... more...

  • Water Wells and Boreholesby Bruce Misstear; David Banks; Lewis Clark

    Wiley 2007; US$ 230.95 US$ 207.86

    Water Wells and Boreholes provides the necessary scientific background together with practical advice using global case studies, in an accessible easy to use style suitable for both postgraduates/researchers and practitioners. The book begins with an introduction to the type and uses of water wells from water supply and irrigation through to groundwater... more...

  • Meeting the MDG Drinking Water and Sanitation Target.by WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation.

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have set us on a common course to push back poverty, inequality, hunger and illness. The world has pledged to reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation. Entering the International Decade for Action, Water for Life, 2005-2015, this report looks... more...