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    Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition

    Analysts, researchers, and regulators have relied on this peer-reviewed publication since 1905. The trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analyzing natural waters, water supplies, and wastewaters. The 23rd edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater® contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis ...

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    M14 Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control: Recommended Practices, Fourth Edition

    A cross-connection is an actual or potential connection between any part of a potable water system and any other environment that contains other substances that would allow such substances to enter the potable water system. Cross-connection control programs are intended to reduce the risk of contamination or pollution of the public water system. ...

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    M61 Desalination of Seawater

    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 ...

  • The Evolution of Human Populations in Arabia

    The contemporary deserts of Arabia form some of the most dramatic arid landscapes in the world; yet, during many times in the past, the region was well-watered, containing evidence for rivers and lakes. Climatic fluctuations through time must have had a profound effect on human population that lived and passed through the region. In this book, ...

  • Fluorides

    This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to fluorides. It is widely known that fluoride has both positive and negative effects on human health, and there is a narrow range between intakes that are associated with these effects. Cases of skeletal fluorosis associated with the consumption of drinking water ...

  • Corrosion in Natural Waters

    Presents 7 papers on the degradation of metallic materials in natural or nearly natural waters: • Seawater Corrosivity Around the World: Results from Three Years of Testing • Crevice Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steels in Waters Containing Chloride and Sulfate Ions • Corrosion Fatigue Testing of Steels as Applicable to Offshore ...

  • Water Management and Water Loss

    Water Management and Water Loss contains a selection of papers and articles written by various internationally recognised specialists in the field of water loss reduction. The articles have been drawn together from IWA conferences during the past 5 years and provide details of how water losses from Municipal distribution systems can be reduced. ...

  • Underwater Soil Sampling, Testing, and Construction Control

    This book summarizes techniques for soil sampling and testing in deep water and describes procedures used ton control under water construction. Contains 13 papers including a state-of-the-art ...

  • Tales of Water: a Child View

    Water is both the most ordinary and extraordinary of resources, without it, nothing can survive. Yet, 1,1 billion people around the world do not have ready access to clean water and more than 2,6 billion people lack basic sanitation. If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water, which is about nothing less than our planet’s future. ...

  • Tales of water : a child view

    Water is both the most ordinary and extraordinary of resources; without it, nothing can survive. Yet, 1,1 billion people around the world do not have ready access to clean water and more than 2,6 billion people lack basic sanitation. If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water, which is about nothing less than our planet’s future. ...

  • Ocean Circulation and Pollution Control - A Mathematical and Numerical Investigation

    In the framework of the Diderot Mathematical Forum (DMF) of the European Mathematical Society (EMS), December 19-20, 1997, a Videoconference was held linking three teams of specialists in Amsterdam, Madrid and Venice respectively. The general subject of this videoconference, the second one of the DMF series, was Mathematics and Environment and ...

  • Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality Second Edition

    This Addendum to the second edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality contains reviews of a number of pathogens that occur widely in water - Aeromonas and Legionella spp., Vibrio cholerae, enteric hepatitis viruses, and protozoan parasites (Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora spp.). These review documents supersede, and are more ...

  • 12th Canadian National Conference and 3rd Policy Forum on Drinking Water (Conference Proceedings)

    Conference Proceedings from April 1-4, 2006 - Saint John, NB. 'Safe Drinkng Water - Moving Forward Together' Sponsored by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water. The Proceedings contain 1 Keynote address from Dr. Edward V. Ohanian, 40 Oral presentations, and 3 Poster presentations. The manuscripts in the Proceedings are ...

  • Water Pollution IX

    The environmental problems caused by the increase of pollutant loads discharged into natural water bodies necessitate setting up a framework for regulation and control. This framework needs to be based on scientific results that relate pollutant discharges with changes in water quality.This volume contains papers presented at the ninth ...

  • Water Resources Engineering in Karst

    Karstified geologic formations (carbonates and evaporites) cover more than 15% of the Earth´s land surface ; in fact, 25% of the world´s population either lives on top of karst formations or obtains its water from them. These areas contain unusual landscape features such as caves, sinkholes, springs, aquifers, and disappearing streams that are ...

  • Planetary Aeronomy

    Planetary Aeronomy is a modern and concise introduction to the underlying physical and chemical processes that govern the formation and evolution of the upper atmospheres of planets. The general approach employed permits consideration of the growing number of extrasolar planets, the detailed observation of which will become possible over the next ...

  • Urban Pluvial and Coincidental Flooding

    Pluvial flooding is defined as flooding that results from rainfall-generated overland flow, before the runoff enters any watercourse or sewer.  It is usually associated with high intensity rainfall events (typically >30mm/h) but can also occur with lower intensity rainfall or melting snow where the ground is saturated, frozen, developed or ...

  • Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

    Professionals and students who come from disciplines other than chemistry need a concise, yet reliable guide that explains key concepts in environmental chemistry, from the fundamental science to the necessary calculations for applying them. Updated and reorganized, Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition ...

  • Manual on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Practitioners

    The Manual on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Practitioners aims: • to introduce the principles and concepts contained in the United Nations resolutions recognizing the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation (HRWS) • to clarify the language and terminology used in the promotion of human ...

  • Scattering from Model Nonspherical Particles

    The scattering of electromagnetic radiation by nonspherical particles has become an increasingly important research topic over the past 20 years. Instead of handling anisotropic particles of arbitrary shape, the authors consider the more amenable problem of aggregates of spherical particles. This is often a very satisfactory approach as the ...

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