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Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes

  • Bioremediation of Wastewaterby Olga Sanchez

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    The quantity and quality of waste generated and discharged into natural water bodies is a topic of serious concern. Consequently, there is a need for different strategies to address wastewater treatment and subsequent reuse, especially in arid and semi-arid areas where water shortages are the rule. Biological treatment processes constitute crucial... more...

  • Developments in Environmental Modellingby S.E. Jorgensen; M.J. Gromiec

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The use of models to assess water quality is becoming increasingly important worldwide. In order to be able to develop a good model, it is necessary to have a good quantitative and ecological description of physical, chemical and biological processes in ecosystems. Such descriptions may be called ``submodels''. This book presents the most important,... more...

  • Fresh Water from the Seaby Alberto Girelli

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Fresh Water from the Sea is a collection of papers that discusses the advancement in the technologies and methodologies utilized in the process of desalting seawater. The emphasis of the book is not only on desalting but also on processing the seawater into potable water. The coverage of the text includes the advancement of desalting process in various... more...

  • Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processesby David Hendricks

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 143.95

    Carefully designed to balance coverage of theoretical and practical principles, Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes delineates the principles that support practice, using the unit processes approach as the organizing concept. The author covers principles common to any kind of water treatment, for example, drinking water, municipal wastewater,... more...

  • Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Waterby Yuefeng Xie

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 231.00

    The EPA has established regulations which classify four types of disinfection byproducts - TTHMs, haloacetic acids, bromate, and chlorite - and requires public water systems limit these byproducts to specific levels. Most of the information required to comply with these standards is either scattered throughout the literature or derived from conferences... more...

  • Environmental Investigation and Remediationby Thomas K.G. Mohr; Julie A. Stickney; William H. DiGuiseppi

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 205.95

    A ubiquitous, largely overlooked groundwater contaminant, 1,4-dioxane escaped notice by almost everyone until the late 1990s. While some dismissed 1,4-dioxane because it was not regulated, others were concerned and required testing and remediation at sites they oversaw. Drawing years of 1,4-dioxane research into a convenient resource, Environmental... more...

  • Ultraviolet Light in Water and Wastewater Sanitationby Willy J. Masschelein; Rip G. Rice

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95

    Several general books are available on ultraviolet light and its applications. However, this is the first comprehensive monograph that deals with its application to water and wastewater treatment. There is a rapidly growing interest in using UV light in water sanitation due to the increased knowledge of the potential health and environmental impacts... more...

  • Restoration of Contaminated Aquifersby Duane L. Winegardner; Stephen M. Testa

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95

    The second edition of Restoration of Contaminated Aquifers: Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Compounds incorporates the latest advances in in-situ remediation and natural attenuation, and maintains the comprehensive, accessible structure that made the first edition a classic. The new edition broadens the scope of the first by examining all forms... more...

  • Mythical Riverby Melissa L. Sevigny

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 27.50

    In a lyrical mix of natural science, history, and memoir, Melissa L. Sevigny ponders what it means to make a home in the American Southwest at a time when its most essential resource, water, is overexploited and undervalued. Mythical River takes the reader on a historical sojourn into the story of the Buenaventura, an imaginary river that led eighteenth-... more...

  • Water Pollution Control in Asiaby T. Panswad; C. Polprasert; K. Yamamoto

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Water Pollution Control in Asia documents the proceedings of the Second IAWPRC Asian Conference on Water Pollution Control, held in Bangkok, Thailand, 9-11 November 1988. The conference brings together the various factors that must be considered when investigating the development of water supply and control of sewage disposal systems, especially for... more...