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    M19 Emergency Planning for Water and Wastewater Utilities, Fifth Edition

    Disruptions in water quality and delivery can result from emergencies such as natural disasters, accidents, or intentional acts. Regardless of their size and location, utilities should prepare for emergencies before they occur and be able to quickly restore water services.This manual presents an all-hazards approach for principles, practices, and ...

  • The return of the water. Restoring the Waza Logone floodplain in Cameroon

    This book tells the story of times past, when wetlands were considered as wastelands and decision makers and managers were unaware of their benefits, a time when the adverse impacts of hydropower and irrigation schemes on ecosystems and people downstream seemed unimportant. ...

  • Governance And Complexity In Water Management : Creating Cooperation through Boundary Spanning Strategies

    The premise of this book is that careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with more in-depth knowledge on the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach.The book integrates boundary work approaches, new forms of governance and water ...

  • Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with a more in-depth knowledge of the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach. Governance and Complexity in Water Management incorporates conceptual, theoretical and practical foci on dealing ...

  • The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Third Edition

    The second edition of a bestseller, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem continues to provide a wealth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades. Offering the essentials of what the ecosystem is and how it works, the Handbook benefits those addressing issues such as Everglades restoration, water management, wildlife ...

  • Technology needs for lake management in Indonesia case studies: Lakes Rawa Danau and Rawa Pening, Java

    This report deals with the technological requirements to achieve the ecological sustainability of two lakes in Java, Indonesia. Lake Rawa Danau is an area under protection, it lies in a caldera that was drained by removing the rim to increase the amount of land for rice production in 1825.However, due to the existing pressures for water from ...

  • A Safe and Sustainable World:The Promise of Ecological Design

    In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the New Alchemy Institute. Their aim was to explore the ways a safer and more sustainable world could be created. In the ensuing years, along with scientists, agriculturists, and a host ...

  • Enhancing Urban Environment by Environmental Upgrading and Restoration

    As urban areas keep growing, water infrastructure ages, and the requirements on environmental protection become more rigorous, there is a continual need for upgrading water pollution control facilities and restoring degraded urban waters. Such issues are addressed in this book by focusing on five major topics: (a) Upgrading stormwater management ...

  • Biogeochemistry of Wetlands: Science and Applications

    Wetland ecosystems maintain a fragile balance of soil, water, plant, and atmospheric components in order to regulate water flow, flooding, and water quality. Marginally covered in traditional texts on biogeochemistry or on wetland soils, Biogeochemistry of Wetlands is the first to focus entirely on the biological, geological, physical, and ...

  • Management of Change in Water Companies

    Management of Change in Water Companies tells real stories of real water companies that went through processes of change and achieved their best results ever in just a few years. It reflects the personal experience of the author from leading processes of change in five different water supply/sewage companies, between 10 and 120 years old and ...

  • State Wetland Program Evaluation: Phase III Report

    ELI is currently conducting a multi-phased study designed to describe and analyze seven “core” components of state wetland programs: state laws, regulations, and programs; monitoring and assessment; restoration programs and activities; water quality standards; public-private partnerships; coordination among state and federal agencies; ...

  • State Wetland Protection: Status, Trends & Model Approaches

    State Wetland Protection: Status, Trends & Model Approaches is the final report of a 50-state study that described and analyzed seven 'core' components of state wetland programs: state laws, regulations, and programs; monitoring and assessment; restoration programs and activities; water quality standards; public-private partnerships; ...

  • Optimal Real-time Control of Sewer Networks

    Recent years have seen a very marked increase in the desire to protect the environment from any and all malign influences. The maintenance or restoration of water quality is a vital part of that protection. A sine qua non of control system development for modern sewer networks is therefore the preservation of the water system around a network’s ...

  • The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide 2005-2006

    A new environmental movement is emerging to help combat threats to America's oceans and coasts, with hundreds of local and regional groups as well as dozens of national and international organizations being formed. The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide represents a comprehensive guide to this new 'Blue Movement.' This one-of-a-kind new ...

  • State Wetland Program Evaluation: Phase IV Report

    This report is the fourth and final phase in ELI’s multi-year study on the 'core' components of state wetland programs (which include: state laws, regulations, and programs; monitoring and assessment; restoration programs and activities; water quality standards; public-private partnerships; coordination among state and federal agencies; and ...

  • State Wetland Program Evaluation: Phase II Report

    ELI is currently conducting a multi-phased study designed to describe and analyze seven “core” components of state wetland programs: state laws, regulations, and programs; monitoring and assessment; restoration programs and activities; water quality standards; public-private partnerships; coordination among state and federal agencies; ...

  • The Interactions Between Sediments and Water

    This book focuses on sediments as a pollutant in natural freshwater and marine habitats, and as a vector for the transfer of chemicals such as nutrients and contaminants. Sediment-water research is carried out all over the world within a variety of disciplines. The selected papers cover three main topics relating to assessment and/or restoration ...

  • The Interactions Between Sediments and Water

    This book focuses on sediments as a pollutant in natural freshwater and marine habitats, and as a vector for the transfer of chemicals such as nutrients and contaminants. Sediment-water research is carried out all over the world within a variety of disciplines. The selected papers cover three main topics:-assessment and/or restoration of disturbed ...

  • Restoration and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs, Third Edition

    It has been more than ten years since the last edition of the bestselling Restoration and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs. In that time, lake and reservoir management and restoration technologies have evolved and an enhanced version of this standard resource is long overdue. Completely revised and updated, the third edition continues the ...

  • Water Sensitive Cities

    Today’s urban water managers are faced with an unprecedented set of issues that call for a different approach to urban water management. These include the urgent changes needed to respond to climate change, population growth, growing resource constraints, and rapidly increasing global urbanization. Not only are these issues difficult to address, ...

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