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  • Greywater Reuseby Amit Gross; Adi Maimon; Yuval Alfiya; Eran Friedler

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Graywater is defined as household wastewater generated by baths and showers, sinks, laundry, and kitchen/dishwashing. Reuse of graywater allows water to be used at least twice?initial use and local recycling. In some cases, water can be recovered for a third use?agriculture irrigation, thus leading to a savings of 10-20 percent of water consumption.... more...

  • Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatmentby Angelo Basile; Alfredo Cassano; Navin K Rastogi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00

    Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment: Materials, Processes and Applications provides a detailed overview of advanced water treatment methods involving membranes, which are increasingly seen as effective replacements for a range of conventional water treatment methods. The text begins with reviews of novel membrane materials and... more...

  • Heads above Waterby Robert L. Gulley; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources?the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas?were at war. They had tried many times to resolve their differences about how to conserve, allocate, and use the water, but had always failed. Finally, under the patient leadership of Robert... more...

  • Underground Passagesby Jesse Cohn

    AK Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Investigating the connections between political culture and political potency. more...

  • Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatmentby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    Pan Stanford 2015; US$ 179.95

    Nanocomposites have better adsorption capacity, selectivity, and stability than nanoparticles. Therefore, they find diversified applications in many areas. Recently, various methods for heavy metal detection from water have been extensively studied. The adsorption of various pollutants such as heavy metal ions and dyes from the contaminated water... more...

  • Aquananotechnologyby David E. Reisner; T. Pradeep

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The world?s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly?even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of the application of nanotechnology to the remediation... more...

  • Permeable Reactive Barrierby Ravi Naidu; Volker Birke

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Remediation of ground water is complex and often challenging. The passive remediation technology, currently in vogue, is based on permeable reactive barriers (PRB) that allow water to pass through while the fence/barrier made of reactive materials remediates the contaminants. Although PRB has been in operation for over a decade there are limited published... more...

  • Climate Change and Water Resourcesby Sangam Shrestha; Mukand S. Babel; Vishnu Prasad Pandey

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Covering all of the various aspects of water and climate change, Climate Change and Water Resources presents the principles of climate change science and its effects on earth?s water supply. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise from well-known experts in the field, the text provides a broad outline of the many interrelated aspects of climate variations,... more...

  • Out of Water - Design Solutions for Arid Regionsby Liat Margolis; Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... more...

  • Sustainable Water Use and Managementby Walter Leal Filho; Vakur Sümer

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    Contributing to the growing debate on the need for sustainable water use and management, with concrete examples of new approaches, concepts, arguments, methods and findings which illustrate how this can be achieved, this book will be attractive for large groups of readers familiar with one or more of the themes it tackles, and to the general public.... more...