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Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes

  • Water and Wastewater Treatmentby Joanne E. Drinan; Frank Spellman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 122.95

    Lauded for its engaging, highly readable style, the best-selling first edition became the premier guide for nonengineers involved in water and wastewater treatment operations. Water and Wastewater Treatment: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional, Second Edition continues to provide a simple, nonmathematical account of the unit processes used... more...

  • Multi-Stage Flash Desalinationby Abraha Woldai

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Explore a Viable Resource for Desalination The world?s freshwater supplies are rapidly depleting and seawater is being positioned as a major feasible replacement in the search for a sustainable water source. Focused on large-scale multi-stage flash (MSF) seawater desalination plants, and based on research conducted on a real 18-stage plant,... more...

  • Sustainable Waterby Allison Lassiter

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Water scarcity, urban population growth, and deteriorating infrastructure are impacting water security around the globe. Struggling with the most significant drought in its recorded history, California faces all of these challenges to secure reliable water supplies for the future. The unfolding story of California water includes warnings and solutions... more...

  • Water Footprint Assessmentby David Tickner; Ashok Kumar Chapagain

    DoSustainability 2015; US$ 45.00

    Specifically aimed at business audiences, this definitive short guide to the issues distils the latest in scientific and policy literature, helps sustainability leaders understand what they can, and can’t, do with water footprint tools, includes practical experience and case studies and outlines the pros and cons of using Water Footprint Assessment... more...

  • Reverse Osmosisby Frank R. Spellman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    For the Nonengineering Professional Perfect for anyone without a background in science or engineering who wants to take a closer look at how water is processed and treated, Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional relates reverse osmosis in its most basic form and addresses growing concerns about the quality of tap water.... more...

  • Bioremediation of Wastewaterby Olga Sanchez

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    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...

  • Ecological Technologies for Industrial Wastewater Managementby Victor M. Monsalvo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Water is essential to our planet?s life, and protecting our water resources is a prerequisite for building a sustainable future. Since water use is inextricably linked to energy use, however, we face significant challenges. Water plays an essential role in many, if not most, manufacturing facilities. In a world facing a water-scarcity crisis, much... more...

  • Water Engineeringby Nazih K. Shammas; Lawrence K. Wang

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    Details the design and process of water supply systems, tracing the progression from source to sink Organized and logical flow, tracing the connections in the water-supply system from the water?s source to its eventual use Emphasized coverage of water supply infrastructure and the design of water treatment processes Inclusion of fundamentals... more...

  • Mineral Scales and Depositsby Zahid Amjad; Konstantinos D. Demadis

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 255.00

    Mineral Scales and Deposits: Scientific and Technological Approaches presents, in an integrated way, the problem of scale deposits (precipitation/crystallization of sparingly-soluble salts) in aqueous systems, both industrial and biological. It covers several fundamental aspects, also offering an applications? perspective, with the ultimate goal... more...

  • Groundwater Arsenic Remediationby Parimal Pal

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 128.00

    Arsenic abatement from groundwater in locations with a central water distribution system is relatively simple. The real challenge is selecting the most effective and affordable treatment and scale up option for locations which lack the appropriate infrastructure. Groundwater Arsenic Remediation: Treatment Technology and Scale UP provides the latest... more...