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Cause and Prevention of Clogging of Wells Abstracting Groundwater from Unconsolidated Aquifers

by IWA Publishing

Groundwater serves many purposes. It is a source of public and private drinking water, it is utilized as an industrial feedstock and it is used in agriculture for irrigation and cattle watering. The abstraction of groundwater also serves many civil engineering purposes such as structures, construction pit dewatering and remediation of polluted ...;

The Story of Drinking Water

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Kids in grades 4 - 6 learn about water in this fun, colorful booklet that tells the fascinating story of water and water treatment. An ideal handout for plant tours, school visits, and Drinking Water Week. Water treatment in ancient Egypt Our water planet Water science-molecular structure, three forms of water, hydrologic cycle Water sources - ...;

THE STORY OF DRINKING WATER TEACHER AND ACTIVITY GUIDE

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Designed for grades four through six, the Story of Drinking Water Teacher's Guide provides a complete curriculum on water. Following the Story of Drinking Water educational booklet, the Teacher's Guide provides 33 activites covering all water topics, such as the hydrologic cycle, forms of water, water supply, water treatment, water distribution, ...;

Operating Large Scale Membrane Bioreactors for Municipal Wastewater Treatment

by IWA Publishing

During the last decade membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology has grown up to be state of the art in municipal wastewater treatment. Since 1999 the Erftverband has designed, tendered and commissioned three MBR for municipal wastewater treatment in Germany, with capacities from 3,000 to 45,000 m³/d. The Erftverband was one of the pioneers in the ...;

Water Technology: An Introduction for Environmental Scientists and Engineers

by IWA Publishing

Water science and technology is one of the world's largest and most interdisciplinary industries, employing chemists, microbiologists, botanists, zoologists as well as engineers, computer specialists and a range of different management professionals.This accessible student textbook covers the key concepts of water science and technology by ...;

Advanced Tools and Models to Improve River Basin Management in Europe in the Context of Global Change

by IWA Publishing

Advanced Tools and Models to Improve River Basin Management in Europe in the Context of Global Change - AquaTerra has developed from an integrated project of the 6th EU RTD Framework Programme that aims to provide the scientific basis for an improved river basin management through a better understanding of the river-sediment-soil-groundwater ...;

Integrated High Resolution Imaging Radar and Decision Support System for the rehabilitation of WATER PIPElines

by IWA Publishing

Many EU cities are experiencing increasing problems with their water pipeline infrastructure. The cost of replacing these old, worn-out systems, if left to deteriorate beyond repair, is astronomical and clearly beyond the resources of many communities. Replacement, however, is not the only choice as many of these systems can be rehabilitated at 30 ...;

Water Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities - China and the World

by IWA Publishing

A new model for water management is emerging worldwide in response to water shortages, polluted waterways, climate change, and loss of biodiversity. Cities and towns are questioning the ecological and financial sustainability of big-pipe water, stormwater, and sewer systems and are searching for “lighter footprint” more sustainable ...;

Sediments Contamination and Sustainable Remediation

by IWA Publishing

A comprehensive resource on contaminated sediments, this book opens with discussions of the contamination of sediments resulting from discharge of pollutants, excessive nutrients, and other hazardous substances from anthropogenic activities. It examines impacts observed as a result of these discharges, including the presence of hazardous materials ...;

Assessing Infiltration and Exfiltration on the Performance of Urban Sewer Systems

by IWA Publishing

Sewer systems constitute a very significant heritage in European cities. Their structural quality and functional efficiency are key parameters to guarantee the transfer of domestic and industrial wastewater to treatment plants without infiltration nor exfiltration. Infiltration of groundwater is particularly detrimental to treatment plant ...;

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