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Natural Water Treatment Systems for Safe and Sustainable Water Supply in the Indian Context: Saph Pani

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Natural Water Treatment Systems for Safe and Sustainable Water Supply in the Indian Context is based on the work from the Saph Pani project (Hindi word meaning potable water). The book aims to study and improve natural water treatment systems, such as River Bank Filtration (RBF), Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR), and wetlands in India, building local and European expertise in this field. The project aims to enhance water resources and water supply, particularly in water stressed urban and peri urban areas in different parts of the Indian sub-continent. This project is co-funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework (FP7) scheme of small or medium scale focused research projects for specific cooperation actions (SICA) dedicated to international cooperation partner countries. Natural Water Treatment Systems for Safe and Sustainable Water Supply in the Indian Context provides: an introduction to the concepts of MAR at national and international level knowledge of the basics of artificial recharge by MAR, methods, hydrogeological characterisation an insight into case studies in India and abroad.  This book is a useful resource for teaching at Post Graduate level, for research and professional reference. Table of Contents: Introduction to Natural Water Treatment Systems in the Indian Context: Overview of Bank Filtration in India and the Need for Flood-proof RBF Systems; Lake Bank Filtration for Water Supply in Nainital; Application of Bank Filtration in Aquifers Affected by Ammonium - The Delhi Example; Overview of Managed Aquifer Recharge in India; Groundwater Responses due to Various MAR Structures: Case Studies from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Percolation Tanks as Managed Aquifer Recharge Structures in Crystalline Aquifers - An Example from the Maheshwaram Watershed; Constructed Wetlands and Other Engineered Natural Treatment Systems: India Status Report; Experiences with Laboratory and Pilot Scale Constructed Wetlands for Treatment of Sewages and Effluents; Significance of Incorporating Constructed Wetlands to Enhance Reuse of Treated Wastewater in India; Characterization and Performance Assessment of Natural Treatment Systems in a Wastewater Irrigated Micro-watershed: Musi River Case Study; Pre- and Post-Treatment of Bank Filtration and Managed Aquifer Recharge in India: Present and Future; General Framework and Methodology for Selection of Pre- and Post-treatment for Soil Aquifer-based Natural Treatment System; Modelling of Natural Water Treatment Systems in India: Learning from the Saph Pani Case Studies; Developing Integrated Management Plans for Natural Treatment Systems in Urbanised Areas – Case Studies from Hyderabad and Chennai; Application of a Water Quality Guide to Managed Aquifer Recharge in India; Rapid Assessment and SWOT Analysis of Non-technical Aspects of Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems; Viewing Sub-Surface for an Effective Managed Aquifer Recharge from a Geophysical Acumen; Thomas Wintgens - Univ. of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, Anders Nattorp - Univ. of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, Elango Lakshmanan - Anna University - India, Shyam R. Asolekar - Indian Inst. of  Technology
Print ISSN:
9781780407104
Launch:
Oct. 2015

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