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    Where Does Water Come From? Where Does Water Go? DVD

    Where does tap water come from? What happens to water after it goes down the drain? Why does water need to be cleaned before and after people use it? Kids learn all the answers in this entertaining video.Children watch how the earth recycles water using the hydrologic cycle. Easy-to-understand animation and live action brings the water cycle to ...

  • Recovery and Recycling Systems: Guidelines - Phasing out ODS in Developing Countries (French)

    Includes guidance to the National Ozone Units and industry on how to design, establish and operate recovery & recycling systems for ozone depleting refrigerants and explain the roles of the relevant stakeholders. Recovery & recycling prevents venting of the refrigerant during servicing and makes recycled refrigerants available for re-use. ...

  • Guidance Manual for the Minimisation of NDMA and other Nitrosamines in Drinking and Recycled Water

    N‐nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a nitrogen‐containing organic compound that has known carcinogenic properties. NDMA has been a health concern for some industries for a number of years as it is used in rubber formulations, as a fire retardant, antioxidant, additive for lubricants and softener of copolymers; it is also a degradation product of ...

  • Alternative Water Supply Systems

    Owing to climate change related uncertainties and anticipated population growth, different parts of the developing and the developed world (particularly urban areas) are experiencing water shortages or flooding and security of fit-for-purpose supplies is becoming a major issue. The emphasis on decentralized alternative water supply systems has ...

  • Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems

    Although initially based purely on environmental principles of reuse and recycling, natural waste treatment systems proved to have economic advantages over mechanical systems in many cases, being less expensive to build and operate as well as requiring less energy. Thus, natural waste treatment methods reemerged even as advanced wastewater ...

  • Progress in Decision Support Systems

    Over the past few decades, decision support systems (DSS) have emerged as an important tool for planning and management. Increasing globalization, population growth, and the ever-growing consumption of energy and materials are causing more and more problems in the areas of environment, economy, agriculture, and ...

  • Man-Made Closed Ecological Systems

    Man-Made Closed Ecological Systems explores the interactions between humans, microorganisms, and plants in a closed habitat, and the life support systems necessary to maintain habitability over long periods of time. Problems and approaches involved in creating closed man-made ecological systems (CMESs) from a theoretical and experimental viewpoint ...

  • Managing Wastes In Merger Conditions: Optimizing Systems

    This document identifies useful strategies for making waste management decisions under merger conditions. It specifically focuses on optimizing waste systems for cost, compliance safety, and recycling of wastes. When multiple organizations consolidate, waste generation from many sites are best managed consistently, cost effectively, and ...

  • Wastewater Solids Incineration Systems, MOP 30

    Incineration is a reliable and cost-effective method of solids handling because the potential for energy recovery and reduction in volume and weight greatly reduces treatment and disposal costs. This newest Manual of Practice is essential to designing and operating the most up-to-date facilities for solids incineration. This comprehensive manual ...

  • Pesticide Formulations and Application Systems: 14th Vol.

    The latest edition featuring up to date information on pesticide applications, formulation techniques, innovations in the agrochemical field and related current government agricultural regulations. In addition to a comprehensive twenty-year historical review of the ASTM Committee E-35 on Pesticides, this publication features twenty-eight ...

  • How to Design Wastewater Systems for Local Conditions in Developing Countries

    This is a practical handbook providing a step-by-step approach to the techniques used for characterizing wastewater sources and investigating sites where collection, treatment and reuse/disposal technologies will be installed. It is intended to help enable local implementation of on-site and decentralized wastewater management system (DWMS)for ...

  • 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition (WASTECON) Proceedings (2002) - HC or CD

    Topics covered at the 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition include: Buying Recycled; Collection; Communications Education & Marketing; Contracting for Solid Waste Services; Emerging Legal Trends in Waste Management; International MSW Practice and Solutions; Landfill Gas Control; Landfill Gas Utilization; Landfill Management; Planning and Management; ...

  • An Ounce Of Prevention: Waste Reduction Strategies For Healthcare Facilities

    This book will illustrate a basic, but comprehensive, approach to implementing waste reduction and recycling strategies in health care facilities. Definitions will be given to terms in waste management world. Learn how to cut costs, improve productivity and understand the waste management ...

  • Milestones in Water Reuse

    Milestones in Water Reuse: The Best Success Stories illustrates the benefits of water reuse in integrated water resources management and its role for water cycle management, climate change adaptation and water in the cities of the future. Selected case studies are used to illustrate the different types of water reuse, i.e. agricultural irrigation, ...

  • A Wasted Opportunity: Getting The Most Out Of Britain`s Bins

    Our latest report recommends the radical overhaul of the UK's waste system to reduce the cost on households, improve recycling rates, increase local authority efficiency and expand the proportion of the UK's energy needs met through waste.A Wasted Opportunity notes that Britain still sends more than half its waste to landfill sites, and 15.5 ...

  • The Perfect Slime: Microbial Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS)

    The Perfect Slime presents the latest state of knowledge and all aspects of the Extracellular Polymeric Substances, (EPS) matrix – from the ecological and health to the antifouling perspectives.  The book brings together all the current material in order to expand our understanding of the functions, properties and characteristics of the matrix as ...

  • Guidebook for Hospital Waste Reduction & An Ounce of Prevention

    Complete Set These are both popular books sold at a special discount price. Catalog no. WS-057038 This companion guide to An Ounce of Prevention provides you with tools, guidelines and information to help you navigate through the regulatory and financial maze, associated with establishing a waste-management program for your facilities. 1996, 109 ...

  • Water Resources Management and the Environment

    Addressing the techno-socio-economic challenges involved in the protection, conservation, recycling and equitable utilization of water as an economic good, this text explores the linkages and dynamics of interactions involving water, and includes the following key topic areas: dynamics of interactions involving water; water quality;  ...

  • Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

    Distasteful though the subject may be to some, the treatment of Human waste-or its lack of treatment-poses an important problem facing the world's population, particularly in developing countries and particularly in cities.In this atlas, 27 countries and regions of the world report on sanitation in their respective jurisdictions. They range from ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

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