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Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and sanitation in urban areas, and the discharge as well as the disposal of inadequately treated, or ...

Water Distribution System Monitoring: A Practical Approach for Evaluating Water Quality

Despite the publication of the Lead and Copper Rule more than ten years ago, compliance is still a major challenge. Due to continuing modifications to the rule, the need for an alternative protocol for obtaining representative water quality samples has been expressed by the drinking water industry. This book explores new procedures and a monitoring device—already in use at several municipal water utilities—that provide higher quality water ...

Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management

With the increased use of alternative irrigation water sources on turfgrass and landscape sites, their management is becoming more complex and whole ecosystems-oriented. Yet few turfgrass managers have received formal training in the intricacies of irrigation water. Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management provides a comprehensive, science-based review of irrigation water quality. The book examines field ...

Sediment and Contaminant Transport in Surface Waters

Contaminated bottom sediments and their negative impacts on water quality are a major problem in surface waters throughout the United States as well as in many other parts of the world. Even after elimination of the primary contaminant sources, these bottom sediments will be a main source of contaminants for many years to come. In order to determine environmentally-effective and cost-effective remedial actions, the transport and fate of these ...

Safe Use of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

Occupational workers frequently use, store, and dispose of toxic chemicals without knowing the possible consequences, both for the workplace and the environment. Improper use or misuse of chemical substances can result in health disorders, fatalities, or chemical disasters. Safe Use of Chemicals: A Practical Guide presents quick and comprehensive instruction to those who work with potentially dangerous substances and provides them with the ...

Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States

Filling a long-standing need for a desk reference that synthesizes current research, Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States reviews and discusses the impact of forest management, agriculture, and urbanization. The book provides a gateway to the diverse scientific literature that is urgently needed to understand and solve ubiquitous watershed management problems. The authors use an in-depth approach ...

Water Quality Systems: Guide For Facility Managers

An excellent guide for anyone with a water system or water system problem, this book provides an A-Z reference for improving water quality, meeting new regulations, and reducing costs. Every page contains a time saving, money saving tip. The book covers water purity, renovations, design, construction, equipment, systems, cost reduction, maintenance and more. Also included is the latest information on EPA´s WAVE Saver program for the hotel/motel ...

Water Resources Management

The world's water resources are being tapped at an ever increasing rate, to the extent that sustainability and water quality are being compromised. This book provides the technology for managing water resources to reduce risks. Besides controlling floods, overcoming droughts and reducing pollution, the reader will learn to plan and maintain hydraulic structures, and to appreciate the diverse demands on water, including those of the environment. ...

Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers

A stand-alone working document, Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers assists scientists and regulators in determining when stormwater runoff causes adverse effects in receiving waters. This complicated task requires an integrated assessment approach that focuses on sampling before, during, and after storms. The Handbook supplies assessment strategies, sample testing and collection methods, and ...

Water Resources Management and the Environment

Water has become an 'economic good' and the techno-socio-economic challenges involved in the protection, conservation, recycling and equitable utilization of water are addressed in this volume. An understanding of the linkages and dynamics of interactions involving water is provided in a total of twelve chapters. Chapters one to three constitute theoretical framework, and deal with the principles of hydrogeology, dynamics of water environments, ...

Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and sanitation in urban areas, and the discharge as well as the disposal of inadequately treated, or ...

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