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Managing Climate Risk in Water Supply Systems

by IWA Publishing

Water resources systems provide multiple services and, if managed properly, can contribute significantly to social well-being and economic growth. However, extreme or unexpected hydroclimatic conditions, such as droughts and floods, can adversely affect or even completely interrupt these services.  This manual seeks to provide knowledge, resources ...;

Best Practice Guide on the Control of Iron and Manganese in Water Supply

by IWA Publishing

This Best Practice Guide on the Control of Iron and Manganese in Water Supply is one of a series produced by the International Water Association’s Specialist Group on Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water. Iron and manganese are often found in soft upland water sources associated with natural organic matter and are also commonly found in ...;

Managing Water Storage Tanks: A Key to Water Quality

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The water storage system is a critical component in the multiple-barrier approach to safeguarding water supplies. Storage facilities have a significant effect on the quality of water that flows through the distribution system and on to the customer’s tap. Unfortunately, storing water can also lead to the degradation of a water supply. ...;

Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services

by IWA Publishing

Part of OECD Water Policy and Finance Set - Buy all four reports and save over 30% on buying separately! In both OECD and non-OECD countries the water sector is facing the challenges of increased competition for water resources, deteriorating water quality, and the effects of climate change and poor management. In this context, how can countries ...;

Treatise on Water Science

by IWA Publishing

Treatise on Water Science, Four-Volume Set Available online and in print for a limited time Water 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 and applied sciences, engineering, chemistry, law and policy, and ...;

Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

by IWA Publishing

Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use.   These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...;

Science and Technology of Industrial Water Treatment

by IWA Publishing

Featuring the contributions of industrial and academic experts, this volume discusses the fundamental and practical aspects of industrial water treatment. After an overview of water chemistry and the characteristics of mineral scales, the book addresses the formation and control of different scales in various systems. It covers membrane-based ...;

The Chlorine Revolution: Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Perhaps no other advancement of public health has been as significant. Yet, few know the intriguing story of a simple idea–disinfecting public water systems with chlorine–that in just 100 years has saved more lives than any other single health development in human history.At the turn of the 20th century, most scientists and doctors ...;

The Chlorine Revolution: Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Perhaps no other advancement of public health has been as significant. Yet, few know the intriguing story of a simple idea–disinfecting public water systems with chlorine–that in just 100 years has saved more lives than any other single health development in human history.At the turn of the 20th century, most scientists and doctors ...;

UF/MF Membrane Water Treatment: Principles and Design

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Membrane systems, including microfiltration and ultrafiltration, will play a critical enabling role in meeting the challenges of water supply and wastewater treatment in the 21st century.This book provides a comprehensive description of ultrafiltration and microfiltration membrane technology in water and wastewater applications. The book will give ...;

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