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  • 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...

  • Water Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Securityby Frank R. Spellman

    Government Institutes 2007; US$ 77.99

    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...

  • Dam Nationby Stephen Grace

    Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    A compelling book about the water crisis facing the West, grounded in history and important for residents as well as readers nationwide. This narrative weaves together the stories of human folly and grandiose endeavor that shaped the states and reveal the background of the critical economic and political issue that is how water is used and misused... more...

  • Waterby Jon Clift; Amanda Cuthbert

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 7.22

    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...

  • 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...

  • Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologiesby Chittaranjan Ray; Ravi Jain

    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...

  • Water Reclamation and Sustainabilityby Satinder Ahuja

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Many hydrological, geochemical, and biological processes associated with water reclamation and reuse are poorly understood. In particular, the occurrence and effects of trace organic and inorganic contaminants commonly found in reclaimed water necessitates careful analysis and treatment prior to safe reuse. Water Reclamation and Sustainability is... more...

  • Natural Organic Matter in Waterby Mika Sillanpää

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Approximately 77 percent of the freshwater used in the United States comes from surface-water sources and is subject to natural organic matter contamination according to the United States Geological Survey. This presents a distinct challenge to water treatment engineers. An essential resource to the latest breakthroughs in the characterization, treatment... more...

  • Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environmentby Ch Poinssot; H Geckeis

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 305.00

    Understanding radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment is essential to the sustainable development of the nuclear industry and key to assessing potential environmental risks reliably. Minimising those risks is essential to enhancing public confidence in nuclear technology. Scientific knowledge in this field has developed greatly over the last... more...

  • Water and Wastewater Engineeringby Mackenzie Davis

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 165.00

    An In-Depth Guide to Water and Wastewater Engineering This authoritative volume offers comprehensive coverage of the design and construction of municipal water and wastewater facilities. The book addresses water treatment in detail, following the flow of water through the unit processes and coagulation, flocculation, softening, sedimentation, filtration,... more...