Monitoring & Testing Books

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    Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice

    Julia Wondolleck and Steven Yaffee are hopeful.  Rather than lamenting the persistent conflicts in global marine ecosystems, they instead sought out examples where managers were doing things differently and making progress against great odds. They interviewed planners, managers, community members, fishermen, and environmentalists throughout ...

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    Quality Management in Higher Education

    A timely intervention as higher education in India begins to pay equal importance to Quality, alongside Access and Equity. Indian higher education is the third largest in the world. It is undergoing unprecedented expansion and reforms. Yet, no Indian university figures among the World’s Top 100! The problem lies primarily with the quality of ...

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    Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs

    The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal the ...

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    Geopolitical Atlas of the Oceans

    Richly illustrated with outstanding maps, this book is the first of its kind to address all major issues related to the oceans as well as questions dealing with delimitation of maritime boundaries in territorial seas and areas under juridiction (exclusive economic zones, protected fishing zones, protected ecological zones and continental shelves). ...

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    Public Works Inspectors` Manual - 7th Edition

    A complete operational technical guidebook for professionals charged with the responsibilities of inspecting all types of public works construction for city, county, state and federal agencies. The most comprehensive and authoritative text of its kind ever written and published. Of considerable value not only to inspection personnel, but also ...

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    Carbon dioxide sequestration, 2016 Edition

    This publication provides an overview of amendments to the London Protocol and related guidance developed to ensure the safe and environmentally sound implementation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in sub-seabed geological ...

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    Security Careers Book

    TheSecurity Careers, Skills, Compensation and Career Pathsthird edition book by Stephen W. Walker, Partner and James E. Foushée is written as a tool and informational guide for managers and security professionals to utilize and increase their knowledge of how the process of compensation administration works, and how this process can be ...

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    Oil & Gas Engineering Guide

    This book is designed to serve as a map to anyone involved with engineering activities. It enables the reader to get immediately oriented in any engineering development, to know which are the critical areas to monitor and the proven methods to apply. It will fulfill the needs of anyone wishing to improve engineering and project ...

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    Recycled Materials in Construction

    Are you doing all you can? In some cases, the use of recycled/reclaimed materials in public construction projects has been limited due to testing requirements that were developed to evaluate only virgin materials or to DOT common practices. ...

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    Standard Plans for Public Works Construction

    Sometimes nothing explains construction standards like a clear illustration. This loose leaf manual features hundreds of standardized drawings and dimensional details covering every aspect of public works construction; from street improvement and sewers and sanitation, to street lighting, traffic signals, retaining walls, landscaping and ...

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    Model course:Adv training for chemical tanker cargo operations, 2016

    This course provides training for masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, unloading, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo-related operations on chemical tankers. It comprises an advanced training programme appropriate to their ...

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    Your Ticket to the Universe: A Guide to Exploring the Cosmos

    Beginning with our home planet, Your Ticket to the Universe embarks on an entertaining and accessible trip to the most interesting stops known in the cosmos. Learn about objects nearby within our Solar System (our backyard in space, so to speak) as well as wonders that are found throughout the Milky Way galaxy and beyond (the most distant and ...

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    M49 Quarter-Turn Valves: Head Loss, Torque, and Cavitation Analysis, Third Edition

    This manual presents a recommended method for calculating operating torque, head loss, and cavitation for quarter-turn valves typically used in water works service. M49 also provides guidance on generally available methods for using quarter-turn valves as well as their cavitation, flow, and torque characteristics.This third edition has broadened ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective April 2017

    ANSI/AWWA C206-17 Field Welding of Steel Water Pipe ANSI/AWWA C300-16 Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe, Steel-Cylinder TypeANSI/AWWA C111/A21.11-17 Rubber-Gasket Joints for Ductile-Iron Pressure Pipe and ...

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    2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey

    AWWA’s 2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date water and wastewater utility rate and financial data and analyses available.Data are provided for 264 utilities providing water service and 182 utilities providing wastewater service from 42 states and the District of Columbia. The survey includes data from ...

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    M50 Water Resources Planning, Third Edition

    This comprehensive, how-to manual and guide demonstrates how to produce a long term Integrated Resource Plan for a water utility. It helps water resources planners develop and implement a comprehensive work plan that responds to technical and institutional questions that must be addressed before deciding how to develop new water supplies.The third ...

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    Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition

    Aggregate benchmarking data provides one framework for an individual utility to track its goals and improvement. Use of benchmarking data, or initiating the process of performance measurement, can be key to performance improvement. Efficient and effective improvements are necessary for utilities to meet customer expectations, manage rates, and ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective December 2016

    ANSI/AWWA B451-16 Standard for Poly (Diallyldimethyl-ammonium Chloride) (April 18, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C230-16 Standard for Stainless-Steel Full-Encirclement Repair and Service Connection Clamps for 2-In. Through 12-In. (50-mm Through 300-mm) Pipe (June 30, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C903-16 Standard for Polyethylene-Aluminum-Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite ...

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    M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems

    This official manual of practice gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to determine your revenue requirements, analyze your rates for different customer classes, develop a financial plan, and design a better rate structure -- even if you have limited resources and ...

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    AWWA 2016 Compensation Survey

    The 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and wastewater utility industry. Make sound salary decisions with the support of comprehensive and relevant data from the latest compensation ...

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