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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume I

    Environmental modelling has enjoyed a long tradition, but there is a defined need to continually address both the power and the limitations of such models, as well as their quantitative assessment. This book showcases modern environmental modelling methods, the basic theory behind them and their incorporation into complex environmental ...

  • Financing Water to 2030: Charting the changing flows of public and private capital to water infrastructure

    The paradigm for financing water infrastructure is changing. As the need for investment is becoming more urgent, governments are finding themselves increasingly constrained by their over stretched balance sheets. At the same time demographic change is driving demand for investments which can deliver a steady yield with a low degree of risk – ...

  • Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    The main focus of Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment is to explore the untold stories of groundwater arsenic in view of its poisonous nature for human health, social implications, exposure and risk assessment, worldwide concentrations with space-time dimension, micro level GIS application in spatial arsenic concentration, policy ...

  • Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation

    Scientific and Technical Report No. 21 Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation aims to facilitate the transition of the wastewater profession to the probabilistic use of simulators with the associated benefits of being better able to take advantage of opportunities and manage risk. There is a paradigm shift taking place in the ...

  • Taste and Odour in Source and Drinking Water: Causes, Controls, and Consequences

    This book provides an updated evaluation of the characterization and management of taste and odour (T&O) in source and drinking waters. Authored by international experts from the IWA Specialist Group on Off-flavours in the Aquatic Environment, the book represents an important resource that synthesizes current knowledge on the origins, mitigation, ...

  • Public-private Partnerships in the Water Sector: From Theory to Practice

    Ensuring quality and affordability in the water services is a fundamental requirement for the social, economic and environmental development of modern societies. Achieving this goal requires dealing with a large diversity of challenges, such as efficiency, investment, governance, procurement and sustainability, while ensuring the alignment of the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply

    Rainwater tank systems have been widely adopted across the world to provide a safe local source of water in underdeveloped rural areas, a substitution for mains water for non potable end uses in water stressed urban areas, as well as providing flooding control in monsoonal climates such as Korea, or combined sewer systems such as Germany. The ...

  • Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: The Changing Landscape

    This new edition of Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: The Changing Landscape analyses the process for developing an effective financial plan, focusing on components such as public and private sector financing, credit facilities, system development charges, interest rates, cost of debt issuance, and market conditions. Fully revised ...

  • The Regulation of Water and Waste Services:

    The public water supply, urban wastewater and urban waste management services are essential to the well-being of citizens, public health and economic activities. These are generally provided under natural or legal monopoly, so there is no incentive for utilities to search for greater efficiency and effectiveness and as such there is an increasing ...

  • Optimisation of Corrosion Control for Lead in Drinking Water Using Computational Modelling Techniques

    In many respects, lead in drinking water has become a forgotten problem, since the mid 1980s when a range of environmental controls were implemented to reduce exposure to lead. This is largely because the sampling protocols, that underpin regulatory controls, are mostly inadequate and have tended to under-estimate the amount of lead that can be ...

  • Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology

    Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology aims to promote the uptake of innovative micro and nano-technological approaches towards the development of an integrated, cost-effective nano-biological sensor useful for security and environmental assays. The book describes the concerted efforts of a large European research project ...

  • Flood Risk and Social Justice

    Flood Risk and Social Justice is a response to the rising significance of floods and flood-related disasters worldwide, as an initiative to promote a socially just approach to the problems of flood risk. It integrates the human-social and the technological components to provide a holistic view. This book treats flooding as a multi-dimensional ...

  • Guidelines for Risk Assessment of Chemicals

    The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of China published two drafts for the Guidelines for Risk Assessment of Chemicals and Guidelines for Hazard Identification of New Chemical Substances and consulted publically for ...

  • KWR Drinking Water Treatment Set

    Special Offer: KWR Drinking Water Treatment Set Buy all five books together and save a total £105! (Total price when bought separately £397.00) Special offer price: £292.00 Includes: Computational Fluid Dynamics in Drinking Water Treatment - Bas Wols, October 2011 Quantitative Methods to Assess Capacity of Water Treatment to Eliminate ...

  • Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

    Features Examines all aspects of water safety and security Evaluates the potential terrorist threat to the water supply system Presents qualitative and quantitative processes and models for security and safe operation of facilities and critical infrastructure Explores recent incidences of levels of drugs in the water supply Offers various risk and ...

  • Stochastic Modelling of Drinking Water Treatment in Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment

    Special Offer: KWR Drinking Water Treatment Set - Buy all five books together and save a total £119! Safe drinking water is a basic need for all human beings. Preventing microbial contamination of drinking water is of primary concern since endemic illness and outbreaks of infectious diseases can have significant social and economic consequences. ...

  • Trace Organic Chemicals in Biosolids-Amended Soils: State-of-the-Science Review

    The presence of trace organic chemicals (TOrCs) in municipal biosolids in the U.S. has received considerable attention by the public and scientific community over the last several years.  Of particular concern is whether the presence of TOrCs in biosolids results in significant risks to public health and the environment upon land application of ...

  • Statistics for Environmental Science and Management, Second Edition

    Presenting a nonmathematical approach to this topic, Statistics for Environmental Science and Management introduces frequently used statistical methods and practical applications for the environmental field. This second edition features updated references and examples along with new and expanded material on data quality objectives, the generalized ...

  • Statistics for Environmental Science and Management, Second Edition

    Presenting a nonmathematical approach to this topic, Statistics for Environmental Science and Management introduces frequently used statistical methods and practical applications for the environmental field. This second edition features updated references and examples along with new and expanded material on data quality objectives, the generalized ...

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