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    AWWA C714-13 Cold-Water Meters for Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes

    This first-edition standard provides the minimum requirements for coldwater meters for residential fire sprinkler applications that meet the requirements of NFPA 13D in single- and two-family dwellings and manufactured homes, in sizes 3/4 in. (20 mm) through 2 in. (50 mm), including materials and design.This standard can be referenced in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Alternative Water Supply Systems

    Owing to climate change related uncertainties and anticipated population growth, different parts of the developing and the developed world (particularly urban areas) are experiencing water shortages or flooding and security of fit-for-purpose supplies is becoming a major issue. The emphasis on decentralized alternative water supply systems has ...

  • 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. ...

  • Preparing Urban Water Use Efficiency Plans

    Many communities are facing water scarcity in developing and developed countries alike. There are numerous publications and on-going research studies documenting the changes in our climate and potential for worsening shortages in our future. Meeting future potable water demands as communities continue to grow will rely heavily on using our ...

  • Internal Corrosion Control of Water Supply Systems

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  This Code of Practice is concerned with metal pick-up by drinking water within the water supply chain, particularly from water mains and from domestic and institutional pipe-work systems. The principal metals of interest are copper, iron, ...

  • Disinfection By-Products and Human Health

    Disinfection By-Products and Human Health is based on contributions from speakers who participated in May 2011 workshops on Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) and Human Health at Ozwater 11 in Adelaide, Australia or at an AWA sponsored workshop at the Curtin Water Quality Research Centre, Perth, Australia. The contributions are prepared to facilitate ...

  • Stochastic Water Demand Modelling

    Water quality processes in the drinking water distribution network are strongly influenced by the flow velocity and residence time of the water in the network. In order to understand how the water quality changes in the drinking water distribution network, a good understanding of hydraulics is required. Specifically in the periphery of the ...

  • International Trade in Water Rights

    International Trade in Water Rights provides a new approach to the questions raised by international water transfer projects:  to whom does water belong? More precisely, what rules should govern international water transfers from transboundary watercourses? These issues are usually studied through the lenses of international trade ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Manual 18 -- A Companion CD

    This new CD-ROM provides over 100 ASTM standards related to moisture control in buildings as referenced in Moisture Control in Buildings: 2nd Edition (Manual 18), the only ASTM publication that includes all of the most important information relating to moisture control in buildings and serves as a desk-top reference manual for use by those who ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hydropolitical Vulnerability & Resilience Along International Waters - ASIA

    There is an increasing annual demand for water drawn from Asia’s international rivers for domestic, agricultural, industrial, and environment purposes. As a result, nations sharing river systems, lakes and aquifers are vulnerable to tensions and conflicts, which in many are intensified by climate variation and climate change. Therefore ...

  • Economics of Water Resources

    Quentin Grafton brings together more than 90 previously published articles in this two volume collection on the economics of water resources. The articles featured cover a vast range of subjects, locations and methodologies and are divided into nine broad theme areas including environmental valuation, water pollution, irrigation, residential and ...

  • Every Drop Counts : Environmental Sound Technologies for Urban and Domestic Water Use Efficency

    Water use efficiency within the context of sustainable water balance in the urban and domestic sector means optimizing safe and sufficient supply and water demand while also closing the life cycle.This source book is expected to assist policy makers and water managers in identifiying those most commonly used Environmentally Sound Technologies ...

  • Water Resources Management IV

    Water is one of the most important natural resources found in the world. Therefore, population growth and higher living standards will cause ever increasing demands for good water quality in the future, exerting an extreme pressure in water resources. Water is essential for supplying domestic, municipal, industrial, and agriculture needs. ...

  • 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: ...

  • Understanding Broadband over Power Line

    Understanding Broadband over Power Line explores all aspects of the emerging technology that enables electric utilities to provide support for high-speed data communications via their power infrastructure. This book examines the two methods used to connect consumers and businesses to the Internet through the utility infrastructure: the existing ...

  • Barbara Ward and the origins of Sustainable Development

    Barbara Ward is remembered as one of the great intellectuals and internationalists of the 20th century. And among the first champions of sustainable development. In this book, David Satterthwaite describes her life and her works, especially the main themes of her many books. This includes a discussion of her contribution to the formative years of ...

  • Building homes, changing official approaches: The work of Urban Poor Organizations and their Federations and their contributions to meeting the Millen

    This paper is about the current and potential role of community-driven initiatives to significantly improve the lives of hundreds of millions of slum dwellers and squatters at local, city and national levels. It focuses mainly on the work of the urban poor/slum/homeless federations that have developed their own programmes, drawing on their own ...

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