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    UF/MF Membrane Water Treatment: Principles and Design

    Membrane systems, including microfiltration and ultrafiltration, will play a critical enabling role in meeting the challenges of water supply and wastewater treatment in the 21st century.This book provides a comprehensive description of ultrafiltration and microfiltration membrane technology in water and wastewater applications. The book will give ...

  • Advanced Oxidation Processes for Water Treatment: Fundamentals and Applications

    Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs)that rely on the efficient generation of reactive radical species increasingly attract greater interest with respect to their application to water remediation from a wide variety of organic micropollutants concerning human health or the environment.   Advanced Oxidation Processes for Water Treatment covers the ...

  • Sustainable Water Management Programs for the Built Environment

    Successful water management programs result in healthier building occupants and reduced cost to business and society. Water management programs for the built environment must be comprehensive and sustainable. Water safety in buildings is not practical unless also the operational efficiency of building water systems is well managed. Owners and ...

  • Natural Water Treatment Systems for Safe and Sustainable Water Supply in the Indian Context: Saph Pani

    Natural Water Treatment Systems for Safe and Sustainable Water Supply in the Indian Context is based on the work from the Saph Pani project (Hindi word meaning potable water). The book aims to study and improve natural water treatment systems, such as River Bank Filtration (RBF), Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR), and wetlands in India, building ...

  • Southeast Asian Water Environment 5

    This is the fifth volume in the series of books on the Southeast Asian water environment. The most important articles presented at the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth International Symposiums on Southeast Asian Water Environment have been selected for this book. It covers monitoring, treatment, and management issues related with environmental water, water ...

  • Meeting the Water Reform Challenge

    Water policies around the world are in urgent need of reform. Despite improvements in some sectors and countries, progress on meeting national, regional and international goals for managing and securing access to water for all has been uneven. Rallying policymakers around a positive water reform agenda needs to be a high priority and calls for ...

  • Water Governance in OECD Countries

    Water Governance in OECD Countries: A Multilevel Approach addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main ...

  • Water Sensitive Cities

    Today’s urban water managers are faced with an unprecedented set of issues that call for a different approach to urban water management. These include the urgent changes needed to respond to climate change, population growth, growing resource constraints, and rapidly increasing global urbanization. Not only are these issues difficult to address, ...

  • Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes

    Covers unit processes common to drinking water, wastewater, and any water requiring treatment Presents theory and practice for each unit process and key factors in development Examines uncommon issues that aid in applications principles, such as submerged flow for a Parshall flume and Henry’s law constants for 12 gases at different temperatures ...

  • MBR Book, 2nd Edition

    A Membrane BioReactor (MBR) is the combination of a membrane process (e.g. microfiltration/ ultrafiltration) with a suspended growth bioreactor. When used with domestic wastewater, MBR processes can produce effluent of high enough quality to be discharged to waterways, or to be reclaimed for urban irrigation. Other advantages of MBRs over ...

  • Building Constructions (II): E2112 - latest; Sustainability; Property Management Systems; Technology and Underground Utilities

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (II): E2112 - latest; Sustainability; Property Management Systems; Technology and Underground Utilities

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Overview of State Energy Reduction Programs and Guidelines for the Wastewater Sector

    Approximately 35% of a wastewater treatment facilities’ total cost to provide wastewater service is for energy use.  Industry wide, about 0.6% of the electric energy produced in the United States is consumed by commercial sector wastewater treatment. Clearly, the wastewater sector and other wastewater treatment providers, such as industry and ...

  • Negotiate: Reaching agreements over water

    This publication will help water professionals negotiate workable agreements on how best to manage water resources. It will guide users through ways of building meaningful participation of stakeholders into decision making over water. It is targeted at those interested in designing, leading, or participating in processes to enhance water resource ...

  • Up Against the Wall: An Examination of Building Envelope Interface Techniques and Systems

    Twelve peer-reviewed papers provide the latest information available on building envelope interface. These papers represent original research to reduce water leakage attributed to window installation practices, particularly in residential and light commercial construction.Topics cover:How to detect and observe hidden window leaks using infrared ...

  • WATER FOR HYDROGEN

    Book 1:* How to build Water4Gas at home: low-cost sources, procedures, photos and diagrams.* How to install Boosters and Enhancers.* Extensive Maintenance and Troubleshooting information (READERS ONLY: use our free Technical Support just in case you don't find the answers in the manual).* Learn the history of this technology and new applications ...

  • Water service provision for the peri-urban poor in post-conflict Angola

    One of the important challenges of post-war reconstruction is to provide more and better quality basic services, such as water. Previous attempts at upgrading main supply systems to accommodate peri-urban areas have been overwhelmed by the explosive demographic growth of Angola’s major cities brought about by many years of civil war. This paper ...

  • Relevance of Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ephemeral and Effluent-Dependent Watercourses of the Arid Western US

    This book evaluates the applicability of national water quality criteria, as well as the methods to modify those criteria, to effluent-dependent, effluent-dominated, and ephemeral waters in the arid and semi-arid regions of the Western United States. This work builds upon earlier findings of the Arid West Water Quality Research Project, ...

  • ASTM Masonry Standards For The Building Industry: 6th Edition (Print)

    This new and improved edition features 104 ASTM masonry standards compiled from 3 volumes of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. It includes specifications for products such as: mason's lime; concrete building brick; building brick and hollow brick (clay or shale); paving brick; hollow and solid load-bearing concrete masonry units; masonry and ...

  • Lessons from Karachi: The Role of Demonstration, Documentation, Mapping and Relationship Building in Advocacy for Improved Urban Sanitation and Water

    The aim of this study report is to highlight the importance of mapping and documentation, for effective relationship building and advocacy. The report discusses how demonstration of solutions and the documentation and mapping, which are at the heart of the Orangi Pilot Project- Research and Training Institute’s (OPP-RTI’s) work, established the ...

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