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  1. Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations, Third Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations the first thorough resource manual developed exclusively for water and wastewater plant operators has been updated and expanded. An industry standard now in its third edition, this book addresses management issues and security needs,...

    Published October 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Sustainable Gold Mining Wastewater Treatment by Sorption Using Low-Cost Materials

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Mike Agbesi Acheampong

    Sorption technique was employed to remove heavy metals from gold mining effluent using natural and plant materials for sustainability. An assessment of the effluent quality of a gold mining company in Ghana indicated that arsenic, copper and cyanide were the major pollutants in the process effluent...

    Published October 17th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Simultaneous Sulfate Reduction and Metal Precipitation in an Inverse Fluidized Bed Reactor

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Denys Kristalia Villa Gomez

    Industrial activities like textile processing and mining are typical sources of heavy metal-rich wastewaters. The sulfate reducing process has become an attractive method for the production of sulfide to precipitate metals since most of these streams also contain sulfate, which is the electron...

    Published October 17th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Assessing and Managing Groundwater in Different Environments

    Edited by Jude Cobbing, Shafick Adams, Ingrid Dennis, Kornelius Riemann

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    This collection of papers is a snapshot of modern hydrogeology in which highly technical methods and approaches sit side-by-side with overlapping legal, social, organisational, institutional and governance considerations. Groundwater is integral to many human and environmental systems. Indeed,...

    Published October 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world. In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis

    By David Groenfeldt

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Advances in River Sediment Research

    Edited by Shoji Fukuoka, Hajime Nakagawa, Tetsuya Sumi, Hao Zhang

    Sediments, which constitute the surface of the Earth, start their journey to rivers with the energy obtained from rainfalls, fl oods and other natural processes. Due to transport of sediments, rivers develop with various appearances and functions, and play a crucial role in the activities of human...

    Published August 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Handbook of Water Analysis, Third Edition

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Leen S. P. De Gelder

    Extensively revised and updated, Handbook of Water Analysis, Third Edition provides current analytical techniques for detecting various compounds in water samples. Maintaining the detailed and accessible style of the previous editions, this third edition demonstrates water sampling and preservation...

    Published July 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Emergence and Evolution of Endogenous Water Institutions in an African River Basin

    Local Water Governance and State Intervention in the Pangani River Basin, Tanzania, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Charles Hans Komakech

    Water management challenges in many basins of Sub-Saharan Africa are increasing due to rapid urbanisation, poverty and food insecurity, energy demands, and climate change. These challenges put additional demands on existing water institutions, and their capacity to reconcile competing claims. In...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by CRC Press