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    AWWA B130-13 Membrane Bioreactor Systems

    The purpose of this standard is to provide a minimum set of requirements for submerged and sidestream-type membrane bioreactor (MBR) systems used for water reclamation and/or wastewater treatment systems. This standard is intended to assist with the design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of MBR systems.The standard provides ...

  • Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

    A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects associated with soil and water acidification, nutrient-N ...

  • Protecting Danube River Basin Resources: Ensuring Access to Water Quality Data and Information

    Eastern and Western, NATO partner and member country specialists discuss recent accomplishments in the sharing of timely, accurate data and information to protect the water resources of the Danube Basin, a strategic region shared by two Western and 11 former Communist countries. An International Commission, continuing the work of an ad hoc ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water Quality Monitoring Network Design

    In recent years, the adequacy of collected water quality data and the performance of existing monitoring networks have been seriously evaluated for two basic reasons. First, an efficient information system is required to satisfy the needs of water quality management plans and to aid in the decision-making process. Second, this system has to ...

  • Water Resources and Hydrometeorology of the Arab Region

    This book mainly deals with climate and hydrology (surface and sub-surface) of the Arab Region.The book contains twelve chapters and three appendices. These chapters comprise a historical introduction, physiographic features and geological settings of the region, climate, analysis of precipitation, evaporation and evapotranspiration, river basins ...

  • Marine Wastewater Outfalls and Treatment Systems

    Wastewater disposal by marine outfalls is proven and effective and is a reliable and cost effective solution with minimal environmental impacts. The design and siting of submarine outfalls is a complex task that relies on many disciplines including oceanography, civil and environmental engineering, marine biology, construction, economics, and ...

  • Water Distribution System Monitoring: A Practical Approach for Evaluating Water Quality

    Despite the publication of the Lead and Copper Rule more than ten years ago, compliance is still a major challenge. Due to continuing modifications to the rule, the need for an alternative protocol for obtaining representative water quality samples has been expressed by the drinking water industry. This book explores new procedures and a ...

  • Diagnostic Tools to Evaluate Impacts of Trace Organic Compounds

     With the recent advent of improved analytical and biomarker detection capabilities, a variety of organic chemicals have been found in trace amounts (Trace Organic Chemicals, TOrCs) in surface waters and fish tissue. TOrCs include pharmaceuticals, personal care products, surfactants, pesticides, flame retardants, and other organic chemicals, some ...

  • Hydrometeorology

    This book describes recent developments in hydrometeorological forecasting, with a focus on water-related applications of meteorological observation and forecasting techniques. The topic includes a wide range of disciplines, such as raingauge, weather radar, satellite, river and other monitoring techniques, rainfall-runoff, flow routing and ...

  • Advances in Water Monitoring Research

    This book presents current issues in water monitoring science, policy, information transfer, research, and advances in technology. Basic concepts discussed in the book include protocols and techniques of ecological restoration and confidence in the restoration process, using sound science in water quality monitoring, and relationship between ...

  • New Approaches to Monitoring Aquatic Ecosystems

    Offers examples where new methods and approaches of environmental monitoring are being employed. Papers elaborate on specific concerns, questions, and program criteria that characterize the development of monitoring programs and provide paradigams for future monitoring programs. Key discussion concepts include water quality, statistical design ...

  • Hydrological and Biological Responses to Forest Practices

    My original idea to reactivate the Alsea streamflow monitoring program was part of a sabbatical leave supported by the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI) and the Department of Forest Engineering, Oregon State University (OSU). The camaraderie of George Ice and Ben Stout (NCASI) in particular made for an enjoyable leave ...

  • Quality Assurance for Environmental Measurements

    Discusses data quality assurance, ambient air measurements, ambient water measurements, source measurements, discharge monitoring, and reference materials. Includes a general paper on quality assurance programs and a detailed paper on the U.S. EPA's quality assurance ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 14: Water Quality of World River Basins

    Using examples drawn from the GEMS/WATER data bank, this volume demonstrates how natural processes interact with anthropogenic factors to create the observed water quality conditions. It is said that knowledge empowers the individual. One of the essential purposes of the UNEP/GEMS Environment Library series is to disseminate knowledge of ...

  • Environmental Data Management

    Two basic tools for integrated management of the environment are modeling and environmental data. Both tools were available and valid in the past; however, the recent requirements for integrated environmental management have also led to a significant evolution of both modeling procedures and data management systems. Regarding these advances, ...

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