water management Articles

  • 3 Scientific Tools to Help You Better Understand Your Water Quality

    There are many ways of testing and understanding your water quality with online scientific tools and models. One such resource is the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) project run by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The project, which was founded in 1991 to develop reliable information about water sources to support decisions on water quality management ...

  • Why You Should Monitor Groundwater?

    What is groundwater? Groundwater is water that is stored below the earth’s surface. When rain or other sources of water come into contact with the ground, the majority of it travels below the surface. Though much of this moisture is then absorbed by plants or returned to the atmosphere (through infiltration), some water will travel deeper beneath the surface – where it ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Repurposing Composting Infrastructure

    A Vermont solid waste district utilized a defunct biosolids composting site to create capacity for processing food waste. The Vermont legislature instituted a progressive ban on organics in landfills via Act 148 in 2012. The Act includes the provision that transfer stations/drop-off facilities must accept food scraps by July 1, 2017. The Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District (LRSWMD) ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Food & Beverage Industry: Soft Drink - Case Study

    The peCOD (photoelectric Chemical Oxygen Demand) method for COD analysis is well suited to the soft drink industry as it provides plant operators with quick and reliable COD results important for process monitoring and control. Continuous COD monitoring of wastewater can protect production plants by ensuring COD discharge levels meet the acceptable limits, and by detecting product leakage. It can ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Why Interactive Ultrasonic Programs are Important to Effectively Control Algae

    Many different algal types can bloom in a water body. Some of these algae are plant cells, while others are bacteria. Algae may vary in size, shape and cell characteristics. Typically, the type of algae that blooms depends on water temperature and sun hours. As a result, algal types may change several times during a season. To effectively  ...


    By LG Sonic

  • The transition in Dutch water management

    Abstract  Over the past decades, the Dutch people have been confronted with severe water-related problems, which are the result of an unsustainable water system, arising from human interventions in the physical infrastructure of the water system and the water management style. The claims of housing, industry, infrastructure and agriculture have resulted in increasing pressure on the water ...


    By Springer

  • Water resources management

    Managing regional or national water resources demands the integration of patterns and processes of both natural and social systems. This is essential to achieve the optimum interaction of man and nature since every aspect of water use and disposal impinges on ecosystems to a greater or lesser extent. Sustainability is the key issue: how can sustainable yields by abstraction from rivers, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Studies on Water Management Issues

    This book shares knowledge gained through water management related research. It describes a broad range of approaches and technologies, of which have been developed and used by researchers for managing water resource problems. This multidisciplinary book covers water management issues under surface water management, groundwater management, water quality management, and water resource planning ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Integrated Water Management in Senegal

    This past June the Wetlands International Supervisory Council met for the first time in Senegal where they made field visits to a number of sites, including the Ndiael Special Avifauna Reserve. The Ndiael area, a complex wetland of great value in the Sahelian zone of Africa, has over the last decades been degraded due to the diversion of water supplies upstream. The reduced water flows and ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Integrating water resources management

    The intention of this book is to showcase some of the most interesting aspects of IWRM in relation to the development and adoption of strategies and methodologies. Other related publications provide additional insights, see for example, the STRIVER website (www.striver.no) and the edited collection by Gooch and Stålnacke, (2010) on the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water resources and management in Tunisia

    This paper focuses on the work done through the INRGREF to collect and analyse available information on water resources in Tunisia. It presents the quantity and quality of surface and groundwater resources data. Water resources in Tunisia are characterised by scarcity and a pronounced irregularity. Tunisia has been able to develop a complex and diverse water infrastructure allowing the country to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Water Resources Management and Modeling

    Hydrology is the science that deals with the processes governing the depletion and replenishment of water resources of the earth's land areas. The purpose of this book is to put together recent developments on hydrology and water resources engineering. First section covers surface water modeling and second section deals with groundwater modeling. The aim of this book is to focus attention on the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water management miracle

    Eighteen months ago, the Townsends plant in Pittsboro, N.C., was placed in a very difficult position. The plant was severely handicapped from a lack of water and its ability to dispose of its waste process water; therefore, the plant wasn’t processing as many birds as Townsends wanted. Many plant employees feared their plant would close. “It had been an escalating problem, especially ...


    By Zentox Corporation

  • Managing Water Pollution

    Untitled Document Equipment and ideas abound for cleaning up plant wastewater and polluted groundwater Groundwater, surface water, wastewater, drinking water: ...


  • Integrated Water Management Plan

    A review of the Salton Sea Authority's Preferred Project Concept for Rehabilitating the Salton Sea The USGS Salton Sea Science Office convened an experts workshop, from ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • Water, For All, Forever: Managing Water Locally

    In November 2011, the joint publication by Oxfam, WaterAid and the Institute of Civil Engineers entitled ‘Managing Water Locally: An important dimension of community water management,’ was launched at the ICE in London. As a follow- up to the London Launch Newcastle University have organised a workshop on local level solutions to water security - 'Water, For All, Forever: Managing ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Applying Technology for Sustainable Water Management

    INTRODUCTION: THE EVOLUTION OF SUSTAINABILITY This paper addresses sustainability in water management— from a business perspective. It focuses on water, which is in many respects the last frontier of the natural resources puzzle. It catalogues some of the early fruit of one man’s vision to do much more with Australia’s water resources. To begin, however, some thoughts on how we have arrived ...

  • Risk management for water supply pipes

    In this paper, the risk of water supply systems as a combination of hydraulic analyses (consequence) and failure probability of pipelines based on the actual condition is discussed. On the one hand, a stepwise closing of pipelines calculates the influence on customer's supply which represents the importance of a pipe. On the other hand, based on existing failure statistics, age and material ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Integrated Rural Water Management in India

    Integrated Rural Water Management will look to provide ecological security of water for both domestic and livelihood needs. There will be equitable access of water to all at affordable prices. The system will be maintained locally by the Village Water and Sanitation committee and there will be a legal framework in place for both water quantity and quality maintenance. Sanitation and health will ...


    By IWA Publishing

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