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New and Published Books

  1. River Flow 2014

    Edited by Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister

    The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy producti on as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today,...

    Published August 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Reservoir Sedimentation

    Edited by Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister

    Despite the mechanisms of reservoir sedimentation being well known for a long time, sustainable and preventive measures are rarely taken into consideration in the design of new reservoirs. To avoid operational problems of powerhouses, sedimentation is often treated for existing reservoirs with...

    Published August 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration

    Edited by Anton J. Schleiss, Jürg Speerli, Roger Pfammatter

    Every year the Swiss Commission for Flood Protection (KOHS) of the Swiss Association for Water Management (SWV) organizes a symposium where professionals, officers of public administrations, and researchers exchange their experiences on special topics and key projects in river engineering and...

    Published August 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Soil Aquifer Treatment: Assessment and Applicability of Primary Effluent Reuse in Developing Countries

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Chol Deng Thon Abel

    Climate change, rapid population growth and urbanization are causing water shortage and pollution, especially in arid and semi-arid regions of the world due to the growing demand in different sectors and disposal of inadequately treated wastewater to water bodies. To tackle these challenges,...

    Published July 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing

    The Changing Landscape, Fourth Edition

    Edited by George A. Raftelis

    A Strategy Guide for Water Utility Managers and Executives, and a Compendium of Best Financial Practices for Utility Financial Leaders, a "How-To" Guide for Rate and Finance Technicians and a Reference Point for Policymakers Detailing utility financial plans and rate structures, and highlighting...

    Published July 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Coagulation and Ultrafiltration in Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By S. Assiyeh Alizadeh Tabatabai

    This study investigates the role of coagulation in enhancing hydraulic performance and permeate quality of UF membranes and provides insight into options for minimizing or ideally eliminating coagulation from UF pre-treatment to SWRO. Results show that coagulation improves UF hydraulic performance...

    Published July 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Calcium and Magnesium in Groundwater

    Occurrence and Significance for Human Health

    Edited by Lidia Razowska-Jaworek

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Calcium and magnesium are abundant in groundwater, but the role of groundwater as the essential source of these important nutrients is very often neglected. Hydrogeochemical studies have focused mainly on the distribution and behaviour of constituents that cause deterioration of water quality, such...

    Published June 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Contesting Hidden Waters

    Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

    By W. Todd Jarvis

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances. ...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Practical Design Calculations for Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Second Edition

    By Jeff Kuo

    Includes Illustrative Applications of Practical Design Calculations Written in a straightforward style and user-friendly format, Practical Design Calculations for Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Second Edition highlights the essential concepts and important aspects of major design...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by CRC Press