Water Wells Books

  • Supercharge Your Business: The Simple Path to Maximize Your Assets and Never Worry About Money Again

    Do you own or manage a well-established small- to medium-sized brick-and-mortar company? Are you either driven or could use help to develop your business so it is more successful? Are you so busy on urgent operational matters that you feel overwhelmed and you simply lack time to sit back and review your business as to where it is and where you ...

  • Rapid Bioassessment of Stream Health

    Regulatory agencies can only determine if the streams that they are examining fall within guidelines once a stream health classification system has been developed. This book describes the processes needed to create a regional system for assessing the health of streams using a relatively rapid system of analysis. The author presents unbiased ...

  • Single Piles and Pile Groups Under Lateral Loading, 2nd Edition

    This Second Edition of Reese and Van Impe’s book has been extensively revised to be compatible in the classroom setting. New features include homework problems with solution aides presented by the Student Version of the software as well as new case studies and updated existing case studies that agree with modern methods of characterizing soil ...

  • Single Piles and Pile Groups Under Lateral Loading, 2nd Edition

    This Second Edition of Reese and Van Impe’s book has been extensively revised to be compatible in the classroom setting. New features include homework problems with solution aides presented by the Student Version of the software as well as new case studies and updated existing case studies that agree with modern methods of characterizing soil ...

  • Geomicrobiology, Fifth Edition

    Reflecting important new discoveries and advances in the field, this fifth edition presents a survey of various aspects of geomicrobiology, including the microbial role in the formation and degradation of minerals and fossil fuels and elemental cycling. It explores the role of microbes in early evolution, as well as in the lithosphere, deep ...

  • Fair Miles. Recharting the food miles map

    Today’s food is well travelled. A pack of green beans in a Northern supermarket may have journeyed 6000 miles, or 60. But while food miles loom large in our carbon-aware times, transporting it counts for less than you might think. And there is a far bigger picture. Food is more than a plateful of emissions. It’s a social, political and economic ...

  • The Road to Sustainability

    Is the concept of sustainability founded on strong, solid scientific bases? And can this elusive concept be introduced in an economic framework and embodied in people’s behavior as well as public and private institutions’ decision making?This book presents a view of sustainability that starts from the acknowledgment of physical conditions and ...

  • 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% ...

  • International Health Regulations (2005). Second Edition

    Their stated purpose and scope are 'to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade.' Because the IHR are not limited to specific ...

  • 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% ...

  • Financial Management for Local Government : 4 Volume Set

    Chapters are divided into basic and advanced concepts and the detailed relationship of each topic to the others covered in the series is explained.• Comprehensive reference handbook in 4 volumes on all aspects of financial management for local and municipal authorities• Covers all levels of financial management and decision-making up to Chief ...

  • The Changing Face of the Earth

    Some 250 million years ago, at the beginning of the Secondary or Mesozoic era - the age of the large saurians - all the continents were grouped into a single supercontinent known as Pangaea. The Changing Face of the Earth shows the nine most important stages in the break-up of this supercontinent. Nine 'milestones' illustrate the paths along which ...

  • Design of Hydraulic Gates

    This book is based on the author's 35 years of experience as engineer of hydromechanical projects and describes, in a simple and objective manner, the principal aspects of the design, manufacture, erection and operation of hydraulic gates. Specific topics are analyzed in depth such as the selection of the gate type, the limits of their use, ...

  • Focus on Your World: Photographs from the United Nations Environment Programme

    This book contains timeless photograph images that illustrate the issues that will define the 21st century. The effect of this book is unlike any statement yet made about the environment by governments, NGOs, UN organisations or journalists. Anger, sorrow, joy, despair, and more surprisingly, humour triggered these unique photographs.These ...

  • Sedimentology

    This book is primarily intended for university students and geologists interested in Sedimentology. It incorporates conceptual advancements without neglecting sedimentary processes and detailed observation of sedimentary bodies which remain the ''cornerstone'' for any thorough study. Reconstruction of environments and basin analysis are also ...

  • Managing Water Well Deterioration: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 22

    Effective management of a water well requires that the water well can meet a set of performance indicators. These can include criteria related to water quality, yield, economics and asset life. Water well deterioration due to fouling and corrosion impacts the ability of a well system to meet these criteria. Managing well deterioration processes ...

  • South Africa's Experience in Developing a Policy in Biodiversity and Access to Genetic Resources

    South Africa's 1997 biodiversity policy was developed through a well-managed and fairly comprehensive participatory process, at a time when the new democratic government was handing over control of policy to the people. This report examines the strengths and weaknesses of the process, drawing on the views of a range of stakeholders, and with a ...

  • Partnerships in Practice: industry, fresh water and sustainable development

    This report argues that public-private partnerships are essential for society to meet the fresh water needs of the global population. Six case studies well-managed forms of cooperation illustrate this notion.The main message from this report is that new and creative partnerships between the private and public sectors are essential if society is to ...

  • Office Ergonomics

    Everyone wishes to be professionally successful and productive. No one wants to suffer from workplace pains in the wrist, shoulder, or back. Written by a well-known certified professional ergonomist and based on sound theory and research, this practical book is full of tips on how to set up an office in the most ergonomically sound way. It ...

  • Medical Management of Radiation Accidents, Second Edition

    Although radiation accidents are rare and often complex in nature, they are of great concern not only to the patient and involved medical staff, but to the media and public as well. Yet there are few if any comprehensive publications on the medical management of radiation accidents. Medical Management of Radiation Accidents provides a complete ...

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