Drinking Water Books

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Quality and Treatment of Drinking Water I

by Springer

The concern over the entry of agrochemicals and other xenobiotics into drinking water resources and over the general quality of drinking water is increasing. The topic of water quality and water supply will continue to be of great interest during the next two decades in developed as well as in developing countries. The new volume discusses in an ...;

Tenure in REDD: Start-point or afterthought?

by Earthprint Ltd

As new mechanisms for ‘reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation’ (REDD) are being negotiated in international climate change talks, resource tenure must be given greater attention. Tenure over land and trees – the systems of rights, rules, institutions and processes regulating their access and use – will affect the extent to ...;

Security of Public Water Supplies

by Springer

The provision of secure drinking water supplies for its citizens is the aim of every government. The quantity of water is in most cases adequate, but the quality in many cases is not. The development of new analytical methods has led to the discovery of new substances of human origin in drinking water. New microorganisms and their toxins pass ...;

M61 Desalination of Seawater

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

As worldwide fresh water supplies become increasingly stressed from population growth and uncontrolled water use, desalination of seawater has become an increasingly sought-after alternative for new water supply in coastal areas. AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices M61 provides technical and planning guidance for drinking water utilities that ...;

Inspecting & Cleaning Potable Water Storage

by Ron Perrin Water Technologies

ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE GETTING THE FUNDS YOU NEED to Inspect or clean your water storage tank? YOU NEED MY BOOK! Show your Director, or Manager what sediment looks like that builds up in water tanks over time! CHAPTER FOUR covers Contaminants In our Water! CHAPTER SEVEN covers Inspection Methods. CHAPTER EIGHT covers Cleaning Methods with color ...;

Microbial Waterborne Pathogens

by IWA Publishing

In the developed world, the connection between water, hygiene and health is taken for granted. However, for the less fortunate majority, access to potable water is non-existent and remains a daily struggle. Bacteria, viruses and parasites in contaminated water cause water borne disease. Of concern are the so-called new emerging pathogens, ...;

Discolouration in Drinking Water Systems

by IWA Publishing

This book analyses the particle-related processes involved in the generation of discolouration problems in the network. To this end, new measuring methods have been developed such as continuous monitoring of turbidity and particle count, the Resuspension Potential Method (RPM), and the Time Integrated Large Volume Sampler (TILVS). With these new ...;

Waterborne Pathogens: Review for the Drinking Water Industry

by IWA Publishing

Infectious diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria, viruses and protozoa, are the most common and widespread health risk associated with drinking water. Most waterborne pathogens are introduced into drinking water supplies by human or animal faeces (enteric pathogens) but they can also exist naturally in water environments as indigenous aquatic ...;

Water Supply and Sanitation for All

by IWA Publishing

The supply of healthy drinking water and disposal of our wastewater is a central problem. Solving this problem is one of the claims of the UN Millennium Development Goals, and consequently an obligation for all those involved with water to join efforts in finding solutions.;

Drinking Water and Infectious Disease

by IWA Publishing

There still exists considerable uncertainty in many countries about the contribution of drinking water to sporadic cases for disease. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in cooperation with the WHO, led the Workshop on Moleculare Technologies for Safe Drinking Water in 1998 to address the role of water in the ...;

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