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  • Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: Interdisiplinary Perspectivesby P. Koundouri; K. Karousakis; D. Assimacopoulos; P. Jeffrey; M.A. Lange

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Water deficiency in many arid and semi-arid regions in Southern Europe is becoming a major constraint for economic welfare and sustainable regional development. These regions are characterised by high spatial and temporal imbalances of water demand and supply, seasonal water uses, inadequate water resources and poor institutional water management. more...

  • Natural Organics Removal Using Membranesby Andrea Schafer

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 220.00

    Natural Organics Removal Using Membranes: Principles, Performance, and Cost provides a unique combination of important new data and operational parameters on the role of membranes in removing natural organic materials during water treatment. It examines and compares the three pressure-driven membrane processes of choice-ultrafiltration, microfiltration,... more...

  • Contaminant Hydrologyby S.A. Grant; John M. Baker; I.K. Iskandar

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 172.95

    Environmental contamination in cold regions poses unique problems. It affects traditionally pristine areas and presents substantial operational difficulties. The extreme temperature range, soils and geology, the unique biological diversity, the freezing and thawing of pollutants, and the impact of human activities make environmental site assessment... more...

  • 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...

  • Managing Water Demandby Ellysar Baroudy; Abderrafii Abid Lahlou; Bayoumi Attia

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 20.00

    The vast arid and semi-arid regions of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) constitute 85% of the region's land area and are home to approximately 60% of the region's population. Limited water resources pose severe constraints on people's economic and social progress, testing their resilience and threatening their livelihoods. Rainfall is... 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...

  • Plutonium and the Rio Grandeby William L. Graf

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 189.99 US$ 163.39

    The first atomic bombs were constructed at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where lab workers disposed of waste plutonium in nearby canyons leading to the Rio Grande. Today, the environmental consequences are just beginning to be understood as scientists examine the effects created by past mishandling of one of the most toxic chemical wastes known.... 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...

  • 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...