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    Water System Operations (WSO) Series

    AWWA’s Principles and Practices of Water System Operations (WSO) series is the leading operator certification training, aligned with current Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know criteria and offering training based on experience and certification level.Key Features:- Developed in accordance with the latest ABC criteria- ...

  • Benchmarking Water Services

    Benchmarking has become a key tool in the water industry to promote and achieve performance targets for utilities. The use of this tool for performance improvement through systematic search and adaptation of leading practices, has expanded globally during the past decade. Many ongoing projects worldwide aim to address different needs and ...

  • Benchmarking Water Services

    Benchmarking has become a key tool in the water industry to promote and achieve performance targets for utilities. The use of this tool for performance improvement through systematic search and adaptation of leading practices, has expanded globally during the past decade. Many ongoing projects worldwide aim to address different needs and ...

  • Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  The Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead in Drinking Water brings together, for the first time, all of the regulatory, health, monitoring, risk assessment, operational and technological issues relevant to the control of lead in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water Engineering and Management: Learning from History

    Water Engineering and Management - Learning from History explores the pair technology / water use (an indivisible pair, since the first member of the binomial determines the second) which, in the light of the knowledge available in the 21st century and with a conception focused on the near future, goes beyond the limits set by nature itself. The ...

  • Effects of Water Chemistry on Bioavailability and Toxicity of Waterborne Cadmium, Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc on Freshwater Organisms

    This book reviews the history of the regulation of cationic-metal discharges, the variety of water quality conditions into which metals can be discharged, the different types of geochemical speciation models that are used to predict cationic-metal availability over a range of water quality conditions, and the large amount of research related to ...

  • Science Magazine`s State of the Planet 2006-2007

    How often in today's environmental debates have you read that 'the science is in dispute'-even when there is overwhelming consensus among scientists? Too often, the voice of science is diminished or diluted for the sake of politics, and the public is misled. Now, the most authoritative voice in U.S. science, Science magazine, brings you current ...

  • Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition

    Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition provides a framework from which utility professionals can address financial planning and pricing objectives. In this volume, the lead author and his co-authors apply experience gained over the past quarter century working with nearly 1000 utilities throughout the United ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Fishes in the Klamath River Basin: Causes of Decline and Strategies for Recovery

    In 1988 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed two endemic fishes of the upper Klamath River basin of Oregon and California, the sucker and the Lost River sucker, as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). In 1997, the National Marine Fisheries Service added the Southern Oregon Northern coastal California (SONCC) coho salmon ...

  • Interactions between fish and aquatic macrophytes in inland waters. A review (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFor a fishery manager it is important to understand the role of aquatic macrophytes in inland waters, as this will assist in adjusting strategies for optimizing capture fisheries. Fish, crayfish, some mammals and birds and some other organisms use macrophytes to their benefit, such as spawning, nursery, ...

  • Inorganic Lead

    Evaluates the risks to human health posed by exposure to lead and inorganic lead compounds. Reflecting the focus of recent research, the report concentrates on mounting evidence that exposure to low levels of lead can have significant effects on health, particularly for infants and young children. Food, beverages, and water constitute the major ...

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not utilised in the past because of the complexities associated with their development and management. However, as water scarcity increases, there are increasing social, economic and political pressures to ...

  • Environmental Politics and Liberation in Contemporary Africa

    This book is the first of its kind to explore the intricate relationship between liberation movements and environmental struggles in contemporary Africa. It is premised on the question why some movements are called 'environmental' and others 'liberation'. What socioeconomic and political circumstances lead to the making or dissipation of such ...

  • Alpine Waters

    Most of the world’s mountains are rich in water and, as such, play a pivotal role in the global water cycle. They provide water for diverse human uses and ecosystems. Growing water demands as well as climate change will lead to ever-increasing pressure on mountain waters. Overcoming water-use conflicts and maintaining the ecological functioning of ...

  • Osmotic Power: A Primer

    It’s still very early, but interest is growing in technologies to make electricity from osmosis. Osmotic-power technologies capture energy created when salt water and fresh water mix, a process that happens naturally in deltas and estuaries around the world. But can these technologies overcome efficiency, cost and scale-up challenges quickly ...

  • Water Rescue (Video)

    Everyone stays afloat with this program. Drowning is one of the leading causes of accidental deaths every year. Sink into this program and train your rescuers through dramatic footage that illustrates life-saving techniques.Planning and preparationEquipment ...

  • The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin

    This book brings together leading international and regional scholars and experts to reflect on appropriate models of water governance for the Jordan River and Dead Sea basin. Decades of unilateral actions by the basin’s riparians has left this valuable water resource in a state of ecological crisis. Growing water demand amid growing water ...

  • Facing Global Environmental Change

    This policy-focused, global and multidisciplinary security handbook on Facing Global Environmental Change addresses new security threats of the 21st century posed by climate change, desertification, water stress, population growth and urbanization. These security dangers and concerns lead to migration, crises and conflicts. They are on the agenda ...

  • Unsaturated Soil Concepts and Their Application in Geotechnical Practice

    This collection contains contributions from leading researchers on the engineering behaviour of unsaturated soil. It includes contributions dealing with the measurement of suction, discussions about how pore-water affects the engineering behaviour of soils and the important role played by soil-water characteristic (water retention) curves. This ...

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