Sewer Cleaning Books

  • Water Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities

    New model for water management is emerging worldwide in response to water shortages, polluted waterways, climate change, and loss of biodiversity. Cities and towns are questioning the ecological and financial sustainability of big-pipe water, stormwater, and sewer systems and are searching for “lighter footprint” more sustainable solutions. Pilot ...

  • UNEP Year Book 2010

    The UNEP Year Book 2010 is essential, informative and authoritative reading and reports on new environmental science plus recent developments in our changing environment. It looks at progress in environmental governance: the effects of continuing degradation and loss of the world's ecosystems; impacts of climate change; how harmful substances and ...

  • Making Peace with the Earth: What Future for the Human Species and the Planet?

    We now know that the human species, the planet and civilization may very well be mortal. Our 'business-as-usual' approach to environment issues and in political will threatens to ruin us. Without immediate action to combat global warming, we face losing 5 to 20 percent of the world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Our very biosphere is in jeopardy: ...

  • Decommissioning of Facilities Using Radioactive Material - Safety Requirements - IAEA Safety Standards Series No. WS-R-5

    The importance of decommissioning has come to the fore in the past few years. Previously the requirements for safety during decommissioning had been considered as part of general waste management, but recently it was decided that this important part of a facility’s life needs to have definitive requirements specified. This publication provides ...

  • Management of Combined Sewer Overflows

    There are approximately 10,000 combined sewer overflow (CSO) locations in the United States. During peak storm events they can release about 1.2 trillion gallons of waste and up to 95% of a municipality´s raw sewage into surface waters. Although many cities have initiated programs, the CSO problem remains largely unsolved and continues to be a ...

  • Principles and Standards for the Disposal of Long-lived Radioactive Wastes

    This handbook is concerned with developing principles and standards for the safe disposal of solid radioactive wastes by burial deep in the Earth's crust. Radioactive wastes have focussed thinking on long-term environmental protection issues in an unprecedented way. Consequently, the way in which principles and standards are set, and the thinking ...

  • The Kosovo Conflict Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements (Serbian)

    The final report in Serbian of the Joint UNEP/UNCHS (Habitat) Balkans Task Force (BTF) is a detailed assessment of the environmental and human settlement consequences of the Kosovo conflict.The BTF concludes that the Kosovo conflict did not cause an environmental catastrophe affecting the Balkans region as a whole, but that pollution detected at ...

  • The Kosovo Conflict Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements

    The final report of the Joint UNEP/UNCHS (Habitat) Balkans Task Force (BTF) is a detailed assessment of the environmental and human settlement consequences of the Kosovo conflict.The BTF concludes that the Kosovo conflict did not cause an environmental catastrophe affecting the Balkans region as a whole, but that pollution detected at four ...

  • Urban Land

    Urban land is developed, utilised, abandoned and left to degradation in many different ways. These processes are closely related to four aspects of human activities: the extraction of resources, their transformation into goods, the production of waste and the conflicts that arise when population grows and demands increase while resources remain ...

  • WastewaterPR.com

    WastewaterPR.com - The World's Largest Collection of Wastewater Industry Press, News and Product Releases. WastewaterPR.com is a user, writer, and editor submitted Web site consisting exclusively of press releases specific to the wastewater industry. Press releases submitted to WastewaterPR.com may be included in the published versions of Cleaner, ...

  • Industrial Cleaning Technology

    This book contains a comprehensive review of current industrial cleaning techniques including those using traditional low, medium, and high pressure water, solvents, chemical compounds and foam, wet and soluble abrasives, 'pigging devices', biotechnology processes and the latest computerized 'state-of-the-art' in-line automatic techniques. ...

  • Human Health and the Environment

    The twentieth century has seen a remarkable evolution in environmental health and environmental protection concerns and concepts in the United States. Human Health and the Environment: A Turn of the Century Perspective is intended to be a commentary, suitable for a wide audience, on the broad aspects of the relationship between human health ...

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