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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 ...

United States Water Law: An Introduction

Because demand for and access to quality water far exceeds the current supply, it is increasingly critical to understand the state and federal laws and policies that govern water rights. From farming, fishing, and biology to manufacturing, mine operation, and public water supply, water regulation affects all strata of society.

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 ...

Satellite Monitoring of Inland and Coastal Water Quality: Retrospection, Introspection, Future Directions

Satellite Monitoring of Inland and Coastal Water Quality: Retrospection, Introspection, Future Directions reviews how aquatic optics models can convert remote determinations of water color into accurate assessments of water quality. This book illustrates how this conversion can generate products of value for the environmental monitoring of optically complex inland and coastal waters.

Ecotoxicological Testing of Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems: Emerging Techniques, Trends and Strategies

Focusing on state-of-the-art biological testing and methods used for aquatic ecosystem health assessment, Ecotoxicological Testing of Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems evaluates the latest bioassay techniques and different types of water and sediment quality assessments. The book also explores multi-tiered approaches to making recommendations for the preservation, enhancement, and restoration of ecosystem functions as well as risk perception and ...

Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition

The Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive reference source for the vast and diverse collection of interrelated terms and topics that encompass the fields of environmental science, occupational health and safety, and preventive medicine. These topics include: epidemiology, energy; biological, chemical, and physical hazards; hazard analysis; ...

The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Third Edition

The second edition of a bestseller, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem continues to provide a wealth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades. Offering the essentials of what the ecosystem is and how it works, the Handbook benefits those addressing issues such as Everglades restoration, water management, wildlife management, and water quality problems in urban and agricultural planning.

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. ...

Municipal Stormwater Management, Second Edition

Designed to be a stand alone desktop reference for the Stormwater manager, designer, and planner, the bestselling Municipal Stormwater Management has been expanded and updated. The authors provide the most up-to-date information available, including water quality best management practices and stormwater master and quality management plans. They present little known but valuable tables, charts, and procedures covering both common designs and more ...

Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design

Design options and planning procedures must be critically examined to ensure that landscapes are created with sensitivity to water quality and management issues as well as overall ecological integrity. Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design presents the history of water as a design and planning element in landscape architecture and describes new interpretations of water management. This text pushes the frontiers of standard water ...

Managing Water Well Deterioration: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 22

Effective management of a water well requires that the water well can meet a set of performance indicators. These can include criteria related to water quality, yield, economics and asset life. Water well deterioration due to fouling and corrosion impacts the ability of a well system to meet these criteria. Managing well deterioration processes involves understanding the nature of these processes and having in place water well maintenance ...

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 ...

Drinking Water Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual

Whether you are a new employee or seasoned professional you need easy access to the latest test methods, updated quality control procedures, and calculations at your fingertips. You need to perform analyses quickly and easily and troubleshoot problems as they arise. You need a resource that is not only informative, but also practical and easy to use. Drinking Water Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual fills this need.

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, ...

A Practical Guide to Particle Counting for Drinking Water Treatment

As EPA standards for water quality have tightened in recent years, the need to more accurately assess filter performance and improve the overall treatment process has led to increased demand for the high sensitivity provided by particle counters. One particle counter can give you more data than a dozen turbidimeters-if you know how to sort through the complexity and confusion.

Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP

The Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) is an emerging approach to managing the entire urban water cycle in an integrated way, which is key to achieving the sustainability of urban water resources and services. The IUWM incorporates: the systematic consideration of the various dimensions of water, including surface and groundwater resources, quality and quantity issues; the implication that while water is a system it is also a component ...

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