The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,092,899 members ⚫ 1,343,955 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Sustainable Water

by Philippe Quevauviller(contrib.) ; Alan M MacDonald(contrib.) ; Helen Bonsor(contrib.) ; Roger Calow(contrib.) ; Ulrich Borchers(contrib.) ; David Schwesig(contrib.) ; Ciaran O'Donnell(contrib.) ; Colman Concannon(contrib.) ; Jerry W Knox(contrib.) ; T M Hess(contrib.) ; Keith Weatherhead(contrib.) ; M G Kay(contrib.) ; Chris J Spray(contrib.) ; Adrian McDonald(contrib.) ; Peter Boden(contrib.) ; Martin Clarke(contrib.) ; David Kay(contrib.) ; Stuart J Khan(contrib.) ; Robert M Kalin(contrib.) ; Gregory V Lowry(contrib.) ; R E Hester(ed.) ; R M Harrison(ed.)
Sustainable Water by Philippe Quevauviller
Buy this eBook
US$ 84.00
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
It is predicted that climate change will result in big changes to the global distribution of rainfall, causing drought and desertification in some regions and floods in others. Already there are signs of such changes occurring, with particularly serious consequences for poorer countries. The need for international cooperation in managing the effects of climate change, and other influences on the hydrological cycle, is becoming urgent. Future wars may well be fought over water. This book is part of a series focusing on key issues in environmental science and technology. Focusing on the sustainability of water supplies to the growing populations throughout the world, this volume consists of articles contributed by a group of experts drawn from around the globe. Issues covered include: policy making in the European Union; rural water supplies in Africa; chemical monitoring and analytical methods; water use in agriculture; social justice in supplying water; potable water recycling, and sustainable water treatment. The book will be useful to those working in the water industry, policy makers and planners, researchers and environmental consultants, and students in environmental science, technology, engineering, and management. There is also much here to interest all concerned with major environmental issues such as climate change and the many other factors which influence the sustainability of water supplies.
Royal Society of Chemistry; August 2010
191 pages; ISBN 9781849732253
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Sustainable Water
Author: Philippe Quevauviller; Alan M MacDonald; Helen Bonsor; Roger Calow; Ulrich Borchers; David Schwesig; Ciaran O'Donnell; Colman Concannon; Jerry W Knox; T M Hess; Keith Weatherhead; M G Kay; Chris J Spray; Adrian McDonald; Peter Boden; Martin Clarke; David Kay; Stuart J Khan; Robert M Kalin; Gregory V Lowry; R E Hester; R M Harrison