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New and Published Books

  1. Fate and Transport of Nutrients in Groundwater and Surface Water in an Urban Slum Catchment, Kampala, Uganda

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Philip Mayanja Nyenje

    Urban informal settlements or slums are growing rapidly in cities in sub-Saharan Africa. Most often, a sewer system is not present and the commonly-used low-cost onsite wastewater handling practices, typically pit latrines, are frequently unplanned, uncontrolled and inefficient. Consequently, most...

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Ecological Causal Assessment

    Edited by Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

    Series: Environmental Assessment and Management

    Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

    Published October 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. 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 October 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals

    A New Approach

    By Herman Depeweg, Krishna P. Paudel, Néstor Méndez V

    Series: UNESCO-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    Sediment transport in irrigation canals influences to a great extent the sustainability of an irrigation system. Unwanted erosion or deposition will not only increase maintenance costs, but may also lead to unfair, unreliable and unequitable distribution of irrigation water to the end users. Proper...

    Published September 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Aquananotechnology

    Global Prospects

    Edited by David E. Reisner, T. Pradeep

    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...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. The Science of Water

    Concepts and Applications, Third Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    The Science of Water: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition contains a wealth of scientific information and is based on real-world experience. Building on the second edition, this text applies the latest data and research in the field, and addresses water contamination as a growing problem. The...

    Published September 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. 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 production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today,...

    Published August 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. 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 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. 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 23rd 2014 by CRC Press