Groundwater Regulations Books

  • Water Auditing and Water Conservation, 2nd Edition

    Water auditing is a method of quantifying water flows and quality in simple or complex systems, with a view to reducing water usage and often saving money on otherwise unnecessary water use. There is an increasing awareness around the globe of the centrality of water to our lives. This awareness crosses political and social boundaries. In many ...

  • Practical Manual of Groundwater Microbiology, Second Edition

    Although microorganisms can be found virtually anywhere on our planet, from clouds to soils to oceans, they are often poorly understood when examining issues related to groundwater and water wells. Focusing on the impact of microorganisms on groundwater and water wells, Practical Manual of Groundwater Microbiology, Second Edition presents over 75% ...

  • The Federal Information Manual

    The Federal Information Manual provides an easy-to-navigate and accessible explanation of the most well-known of these statues, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). It contains useful information for practitioners, including explaining how to submit a successful FOIA request and checklists to use in preparing the request. But it also covers much ...

  • Basic Practice Series: Clean Water Act

    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy and resources law issues with these practice-oriented guides! The Basic Practice Series is an essential library providing concise information in an easy-to-use format. Each volume focuses on either a specific statute or an area of concentration within environmental, energy, or resources law. Whether ...

  • Wetlands Law & Policy

    The federal government has taken the primary role in protecting the nations wetlands, with the centerpiece of these efforts the Clean Water Acts Section 404 permitting program. Wetlands Law and Policy: Understanding Section 404 is a comprehensive new guide to this important yet controversial regulatory program. The chapters in this current ...

  • Groundwater in international law. Compilation of treaties and other legal instruments (En)

    Series: FAO Legislative StudiesGroundwater is of high social, economic, environmental and strategic importance. It represents about ninety-seven percent of the fresh water resources available on earth, excluding the water locked in the polar ice. Aquifers, among them numerous transboundary ones, are coming under growing pressure from ...

  • Wetlands Ecosystems in Asia: Function and Management

    Description Wetlands are among the most important and productive ecosystems on earth. Wetlands are valuable as sources, sinks and transformers of a multitude of chemical, biological and genetic materials. They stabilize water supplies, clean polluted waters, protect shorelines, and recharge groundwater aquifers. In recent years, the importance of ...

  • The Clean Water Act Handbook, Second Edition

    This updated guide is the definitive resource to the provisions and complexities of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) and how it continues to evolve. Recent court rulings and the change of administration have resulted in significant changes that dramatically affect practitioners working in the area. This new edition provides detailed explanations ...

  • Compensating for Wetland Losses Under the Clean Water Act

    Recognizing the importance of wetland protection, the Bush administration in 1988 endorsed the goal of “no net loss” of wetlands. Specifically, it directed that filling of wetlands should be avoided, and minimized when it cannot be avoided. When filling is permitted, compensatory mitigation must be undertaken; that is, wetlands must be restored, ...

  • Groundwater Contamination, Volume I: Sources and Hydrology

    Fully updated and expanded into two volumes, the new edition of Groundwater Contamination explains in a comprehensive way the sources for groundwater contamination, the regulations governing it, and the technologies for abating it. Volume 1 covers all major contaminants and explains the hydrology and data used to determine the extent of pollution. ...

  • Groundwater Contamination, Volume II: Management, Containment, Risk Assessment and Legal Issues

    Fully updated and expanded into two volumes, the new edition of Groundwater Contamination explains in a comprehensive way the sources for groundwater contamination, the regulations governing it, and the technologies for abating it. Volume 1 covers all major contaminants and explains the hydrology and data used to determine the extent of pollution. ...

  • Groundwater Management in Asian Cities

    In 2007, the world's urban population surpassed the number of people living in rural areas and is still growing. The number of city dwellers who do not have access to piped water and rely on groundwater is also increasing. In many Asian cities, groundwater is not only the source of domestic water but also an important resource for industrial ...

  • Inverse Problems in Groundwater Modeling

    ... A diskette with the updated programme of Appendix C and examples is available through the author at a small fee. email: nezheng@ucla.edu fax: 1--310--825--5435 ... This book systematically discusses basic concepts, theory, solution methods and applications of inverse problems in groundwater modeling. It is the first book devoted to this ...

  • Reactive Transport in Soil and Groundwater

    Technologies for soil remediation require real knowledge and understanding of the processes involved and a correct and complete numerical approach in order to reach the best results at the lowest possible cost. The authors focus on the improvement of the scientific base for the development of integrated indicators of the environmental risks ...

  • Homeland Security and Drinking Water: An Opportunity for Comprehensive Protection of a Vital Natural Resource Report

    Safe drinking water is a vital resource for human health and is crucial to our everyday life. We all depend on clean, healthy water for nourishment, hygiene, and the basic comforts of our existence. Yet, our nation’s drinking water has proven vulnerable to contamination from intentional, natural, and accidental acts. These threats are even ...

  • Environmental Change and Human Security: Recognizing and Acting on Hazard Impacts

    This book focuses on the linkage between human and environmental security and takes both a conceptual and a pragmatic approach to complex environmental issues (such as soil erosion, desertification, water degradation, demographic shifts, food security and agricultural prospects, urbanization trends, hazard-induced migrations) that affect human ...

  • Physics of Sedimentology

    Physics of Sedimentology explains sedimentological processes via the fundamental physics that underlies the actual mechanisms involved. The applicability of fundamental principles, such as Newton's Three Laws of Motion, the Law of Conservation of Energy, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, and of other physical relations in hydraulics and ...

  • Maple for Environmental Sciences

    This book presents a working understanding of mathematical structures within the context of Environmental Problems, loaded with examples, help, hints and reference material. It starts out with the basics that are followed by with simple research scenarios that are of direct use to the user. The subjects include Lake and Groundwater Hydrology, ...

  • Land Use Policy and Practice on Karst Terrains

    Land use decisions in karst terrains can have immediate and serious impacts on the local landscape and groundwater resources. The existing literature on karst and land use can be very difficult to locate in the journals of any of a half-dozen different disciplines. This book brings the interdisciplinary knowledge together in one place, in a format ...

  • Sax, Thompson, Leshy and Abrams` Legal Control of Water Resources, 4th

    This thoroughly updated and revised edition contains expanded sections on water markets and the legal controversies swirling around them, as well as extensive new material on both the legislative regulation of groundwater and local groundwater management. The chapter on public rights has grown in light of increased concern for instream uses, new ...

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