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Waste Gas Treatment for Resource Recovery

by IWA Publishing

The prevention of over-exploitation and the efficient use of natural resources are key goals of environmental managment in Industry.Waste Gas Treatment for Resource Recovery presents the reader with technical, ecological and economical aspects of gaseous effluent treatment and resource recovery. Practical experience from industry and agriculture ...;

Integrating Water Resources Management: Interdisciplinary Methodologies and Strategies in Practice

by IWA Publishing

The strategy and methodology for improved IWRM project, (STRIVER) has developed interdisciplinary methods to assess and implement IWRM. Based on the development of a multidisciplinary knowledge base assessment in all case studies (policy, social and natural sciences) and an early stage development of IWRM conceptual framework, this book ...;

Watershed Management

by IWA Publishing

Watershed management is an integrated approach that evaluates system-wide implications of natural resource problems. It has received considerable attention among communities and resource managers as an appropriate approach to deal with complex problems.Problem-solving is an important aspect of watersheds that involves diagnosis, assessment, ...;

Treatise on Water Science

by IWA Publishing

Treatise on Water Science, Four-Volume SetAvailable online and in print for a limited timeSpecial Introductory price: $1,680 / €1,349 / £962Water quality and management are of great significance globally, as the demand for clean, potable water far exceeds the availability.Water science research brings together the natural;

Governance and Complexity in Water Management: Creating Cooperation through Boundary Spanning Strategies

by IWA Publishing

Careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with a more in-depth knowledge of the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach. Governance and Complexity in Water Management incorporates conceptual, theoretical and practical foci on dealing ...;

Handbook of Water Purity and Quality

by IWA Publishing

This work provides those involved in water purification research and administration with a comprehensive resource of methods for analyzing water to assure its safety from contaminants, both natural and human caused. The book first provides an overview of major water-related issues in developing and developed countries, followed by a review of ...;

Southeast Asian Water Environment 1

by IWA Publishing

Southeast Asia has undergone rapid commercial and industrial development over the past half century, which continues to bring economic stability and prosperity to its inhabitants. The combined impacts of population growth, urbanization, and industrialization continue to put pressure on the natural resources and the environment. At the same time, ...;

Managing Water Demand

by IWA Publishing

The vast arid and semi-arid regions of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) constitute 85% of the region's land area and are home to approximately 60% of the region's population. Limited water resources pose severe constraints on people's economic and social progress, testing their resilience and threatening their livelihoods. Rainfall ...;

Urban Rivers

by IWA Publishing

The history of urban development is associated with the degradation of rivers - the deterioration of water quality, increased flooding, and the loss of ecological resources.;

Protecting Groundwater for Health

by IWA Publishing

Protecting drinking-water resources is the first barrier against pathogens and substances hazardous to health. Practitioners in drinking-water supply or surveillance - from the local and technical level up to senior management - have a key role in initiating collaboration with other sectors, such as environment, land-use planning, or agriculture ...;

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