Environmental Management Systems Books

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    AWWA G480-13 Water Conservation Program Operation and Management

    This new utility management standard describes the critical elements of establishing, implementing, and evaluating an effective water conservation program. It encompasses utility activities to improve water use on the supply side through distribution system management and on the demand side through customer billing and education practices. A ...

  • Sustainable Water Management Programs for the Built Environment

    Successful water management programs result in healthier building occupants and reduced cost to business and society. Water management programs for the built environment must be comprehensive and sustainable. Water safety in buildings is not practical unless also the operational efficiency of building water systems is well managed. Owners and ...

  • Economics for Environmental Professionals

    Environmental professionals are often called upon to find solutions to environmental degradation problems or to lead the way in planning to prevent them. Because they come mainly from the environmental and science disciplines, most environmental professionals have limited training in the fundamentals of economics. This book is designed to provide ...

  • Health & Safety Management System Handbook

    SHEQ Centre of Excellence have developed a book to help organisations and health and safety personnel implement a Health & Safety Management System in line with the requirements of the International Standard OHSAS 18001. The book explains what a management system standard is in simple terms, and provides guidance and template documents to help ...

  • 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. ...

  • Climate Change, Water and Agriculture: Towards Resilient Systems

    This report analyses the adaptive capacity in agricultural water management, adaptation in agriculture to water variability and extreme events, (floods and droughts), mitigation, (water and energy) and uncertainty about further climate change. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Community Based Water Management and Social Capital

    Community Based Water Management and Social Capitalprovides scientific understanding of community based water management and how to secure responsible management to satisfy quality and quantity requirements.  It shows how  community based water management can be synchronized with public water service, by introducing the most recent field ...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in a Changing World

    This volume presents a selection of the main contributions made to the international conference on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) entitled ‘Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives’ that was held from 12 to 13 October 2011 in Dresden, Germany. The book summarise the main messages issuing ...

  • Managing Climate Risk in Water Supply Systems

    Water resources systems provide multiple services and, if managed properly, can contribute significantly to social well-being and economic growth. However, extreme or unexpected hydroclimatic conditions, such as droughts and floods, can adversely affect or even completely interrupt these services.  This manual seeks to provide knowledge, resources ...

  • Aging and Vulnerability to Environmental Chemicals

    Many of the world's societies face an unprecedented demographic challenge. They are aging at such a rapid rate that it threatens to overwhelm their resources and economies. Of all the problems this creates, the foremost is declining health. As populations age, they place rising demands on medical care systems but no longer produce the wealth ...

  • Sustainable Water Ecosystems Management in Europe

    First book to consider citizens playing a role in the science-policy interface to help formulate durable responses to sustainability challenges Discusses all aspects to enhance the connectivity of actors in the sustainable water management field, with three pilot case studies showing how citizens and stakeholders can be engaged early and ...

  • Emerging Engineering Tools for Risk Management of Environmental Contamination

    The environment is a complex and dynamic system, encompassing both nature and built elements, incorporating people as its key actors. Environmental protection is a science- and engineering-based management practice. However, even current best-management practices are insufficient to achieve the complex and challenging goals of environmental ...

  • OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set

    Special Offer: OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set Purchase all four reports together and save over 30% on buying separately. Includes: Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) March 2010 - ISBN: 9781843393658 Managing Water for All Organisation for Economic ...

  • Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

    Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use.   These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...

  • Environmental Chemistry, Ninth Edition

    Completely revised, this ninth edition of a perennial bestseller retains the organizational structure that has made past editions so popular while updating coverage of principles, tools, and techniques to provide fundamental understanding of environmental chemistry and its applications. With clear explanations, real-world examples, and updated ...

  • ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Checklist

    This package includes all the tools you need to establish the Internal Audit Process for your EMS. The documented procedure is a process that has been used and proven in registered companies.The ISO 14001 Internal Audit Checklist and Tools Package includes: EMS Internal Audit Checklists  An Internal Audit Procedure ...

  • ISO 14001 Executive Overview

    This ISO 14001 business overview presentation:  Assists with the decision to implement a formal environmental management system  Functions as an internal communications tool to explain 'Why are we implementing ISO 14001?'  Sets the stage for the implementation process once a GO decision is made. 41 slides ...

  • ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Training Materials

    Once you have set up your ISO 14001 Environmental Management System you will need to perform regularly scheduled internal audits. This shows you how the system is working and how you can continue to improve it. This economical training package provides you with the course content and information you need to present an interactive training for your ...

  • Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP

    The Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) is an emerging approach to managing the entire urban water cycle in an integrated way, which is key to achieving the sustainability of urban water resources and services. The IUWM incorporates: the systematic consideration of the various dimensions of water, including surface and groundwater resources, ...

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