water collection Books

  • Waters – First edition

    The Codex standards for waters and codes of hygienic practice deal with mineral waters, bottled/packaged drinking waters, and with collecting, processing and marketing of natural mineral waters. The standards are published in this compact format to allow their wide use and understanding by governments, regulatory authorities, food industries and ...

  • Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management

    Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management is an introduction to hydroinformatics applied to urban water management. It shows how to make the best use of information and communication technologies for manipulating information to manage water in the urban environment. The book covers the ...

  • Stakeholder Engagement for Inclusive Water Governance

    This report assesses the current trends, drivers, obstacles, mechanisms, impacts, costs and benefits of stakeholder engagement in the water sector. It builds on empirical data collected through an extensive survey across 215 stakeholders, within and outside the water sector, and 69 case studies collected worldwide. It highlights the increasing ...

  • Urban Water Conflicts: UNESCO-IHP

    Urban water conflicts, manifested first in Europe in the 19th century and observed nowadays in various forms in developing countries, characterize complex socioeconomic and institutional issues related to urban water management. The public versus private debate is frequently associated with conflicts over water and sanitation services. The less ...

  • Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water

    This Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water arises from the knowledge collected by the European Research Network COST Action 637 involving 27 European countries and the USA. Besides the large number of important papers, reports and reviews already available on various aspects of arsenic occurrence in environment, water and ...

  • Progress in Slow Sand and Alternative Biofiltration Processes

    This book provides a state-of-the-art assessment on a variety of biofiltration water treatment systems from studies conducted around the world. The authors collectively represent a perspective from 23 countries and include academics/researchers, biofiltration system users, designers, and manufacturers. Progress in Slow Sand and Alternative ...

  • Economics of Water Resources

    Quentin Grafton brings together more than 90 previously published articles in this two volume collection on the economics of water resources. The articles featured cover a vast range of subjects, locations and methodologies and are divided into nine broad theme areas including environmental valuation, water pollution, irrigation, residential and ...

  • Protist Diversity and Geographical Distribution

    There is still a widespread belief that microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, protists, and small multicellulars, have a cosmopolitan distribution due to a presumed easy dispersal by wind and water. However, the contributions collected in this book – ranging from protists to rotifers and mosses – show that microorganisms have community ...

  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources

    Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management ...

  • The Economics of Conservation Programs

    The objective of this book is to review and to analyze the economics of conservation programs in theory and in practice. Demand side management (DSM) is one of the most topical issues in regulating electric utilities, both in the United States and internationally. DSM consists of various measures at the level of demand (households, commerce, ...

  • Privatization of Water Services in the United States: An Assessment of Issues and Experience

    In the quest to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of water and wastewater services, many communities in the United States are exploring the potential advantages of privatization of those services. Unlike other utility services, local governments have generally assumed responsibility for providing water services. Privatization of such ...

  • Confined Space Entry

    In this new edition of Confined Space Entry, an effort began, which was sponsored by the Collection Systems Committee of the Water Environment Federation, to incorporate information regarding confined space entry in collection systems. The purpose of this publication is to assist in the preparation of confined space entry programs for collections ...

  • Ground Water and Vadose Zone Monitoring

    22 peer-reviewed papers from noted authorities cover: • vadose zone monitoring • drilling, design, development, and rehabilitation of monitoring wells • aquifer hydraulic properties and water-level data collection • and monitoring well purging and ground-water ...

  • Data Requirements for Integrated Urban Water Management

    Integrated urban water management relies on data allowing us to analyse, understand and predict the behaviour of the individual water cycle components and their interactions. The concomitant monitoring of the complex of urban water system elements makes it possible to grasp the entirety of relations among the various components of the urban water ...

  • Data Requirements for Integrated Urban Water Management

    Drawing on UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme project on this topic, Data Requirements for Integrated Urban Water Managements explores how to improve integrated urban water management, It provides guidance on the collection, validation, storage, assessment and utilization of the relevant data. The first part of this volume describes ...

  • Data Requirements for Integrated Urban Water Management: Urban Water Series - UNESCO-IHP

    Drawing on UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme project on this topic, Data Requirements for Integrated Urban Water Managements explores how to improve integrated urban water management, It provides guidance on the collection, validation, storage, assessment and utilization of the relevant data. The first part of this volume describes ...

  • 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 ...

  • Oil, Water, and Climate: An Introduction

    Today’s oil and gas are at record prices, whilst global energy demand is increasing from population and economic development pressures. Climate change, resulting in large part from the burning of fossil fuels, is exacerbating the impacts of the excelerated exploitation of our natural resources. Therefore, anxieties over energy, water, and climate ...

  • Multilingual Soil Profile Database, (The). (SDBm Plus). CD-ROM (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMSDBm Plus is a collection of programs incorporated into a menu-based interactive user interface to enter soils data into a database and manage the database. It is useful for storage of primary soils information assembled at national level, or data collected in subnational or local soil ...

  • Operation and Maintenance of Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

    Describes a systems approach to the operation and maintenance of drinking-water and sanitation services in urban areas of developing countries. Addressed to managers and other personnel with decision-making responsibilities, the book responds to ample evidence that poor management has had the greatest single negative impact on the quality of water ...

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