Domestic Wastewater Books

  • Water Conservation in Urban Households

    On the one hand, population and economic growth are increasing the demand for water but on the other, environmental consequences of climate change, pollution and over extraction of groundwater are decreasing the worlds supply of fresh water. This makes the availability of water for human use one of the greatest global concerns of this century. ...

  • Technology Roadmap for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Plants in a Carbon-Constrained World

    Resources end up in wastewater through inefficient consumption.  As a result, wastewater contains reusable water, carbon (energy) and nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur) that could be recovered or reused. Meanwhile, current treatment objectives are to produce an acceptable quality of water for reuse or discharge at the lowest life cycle ...

  • Water Technology: An Introduction for Environmental Scientists and Engineers

    Water science and technology is one of the world's largest and most interdisciplinary industries, employing chemists, microbiologists, botanists, zoologists as well as engineers, computer specialists and a range of different management professionals. This accessible student textbook covers the key concepts of water science and technology by ...

  • Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

    Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and ...

  • Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

    Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and ...

  • Water and Sanitation Environment and Urbanization 15.2

    This issue of Environment and Urbanization includes three papers on community provision: the community-designed, built and managed toilet blocks in Indian cities; the WaterAid water and sanitation programme in Dhaka and Chittagong; and community tanks in Orangi, Karachi. It also has a review of experience to date with water privatization, and ...

  • Rural-Urban Transformations: Environment & Urbanization 15.1

    This issue describes the multiple linkages between rural and urban areas, with papers drawn from 13 nations. A large and growing proportion of rural households have urban components to their livelihoods, while most rural households rely on urban areas for access to markets and services. Many urban households have rural components to their ...

  • Wastewater Reuse - Risk Assessment, Decision-Making and Environmental Security

    The proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop 'Wastewater Reuse - Risk Assessment, Decision-Making and Environmental Security' , held in Istanbul, Turkey, October 12-16, 2006 will provide information to the readers involved with water management, wastewater, salinity, environmental issues, economists, social workers and insurance groups. ...

  • Membrane Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment

    Presenting a useful reference to the current state of membrane technology and its likely future growth, this book covers all aspects of the technology and its applications in the water industry. Drawing on the experience of international experts, Membrane Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment encompasses many practical applications of ...

  • Efficient Management of Wastewater

    Water reuse management is one of the challenges all water scarce countries have to deal with in the coming decades. Many Mediterranean countries are currently facing serious problems regarding the supply of sufficient water resources to cover their increasing water supply demands. In the year 2025, countries like Jordan, Israel and Palestine will ...

  • Wastewater Reuse - Risk Assessment, Decision-Making and Environmental Security

    The proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop 'Wastewater Reuse - Risk Assessment, Decision-Making and Environmental Security' , held in Istanbul, Turkey, October 12-16, 2006 will provide information to the readers involved with water management, wastewater, salinity, environmental issues, economists, social workers and insurance groups. ...

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