Mobile Water Treatment Books

  • Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies

    Natural disasters, such as floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, and earthquakes, affect over 226 million people every year. The occurrence of these natural disasters has been increasing every year due to the effect of extreme weather events and higher populations living in areas vulnerable to natural hazards. Developing a guideline for emergency water ...

  • Water in a Changing World – The United Nations World Water Development Report 3 : 2 Vol Set

    The news media are full of talk of crises – in climate change, energy and food and troubled financial markets. These crises are linked to each other and to water resources management. Unresolved, they may lead to increasing political insecurity and conflict.Water is required to meet our fundamental needs and rising living standards and to sustain ...

  • Privatization and the Provision of Urban Water and Sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin America

    This paper has two principal aims: first, to unravel some of the arguments mobilized in the controversial privatization debate, and second, to review the scale and nature of private sector provision of water and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Despite being vigorously promoted in the policy arenaand having been implemented in several ...

  • Healthy Villages

    Health is determined by many factors, including income, environmental conditions - such as access to adequate sanitation and safe water supplies - individual behaviour, and health services. More than half of the world's population lives in villages and rural areas and most of those without access to safe water sources or basic sanitation are rural ...

  • Globalization and Cities; Vol 14, No 1 of the journal Environment and Urbanization

    This includes case studies of how globalization is affecting Karachi, Luanda, Buenos Aires, Windhoek and cities in Pacific Asia and influencing social exclusion in Johannesburg and Faisalabad. It also has papers on the evasion of corporate responsibility in Bhopal and on the role of cities and city-networks in globalization.There are also papers ...

  • Oil Field Subsurface Injection of Water

    The symposium on Oil Field Subsurface Injection of Water was presented at a meeting held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 17—18 January 1977. The symposium was sponsored by the American Society for Testing and Materials through its Committee D-19 on Water. C. C. Wright, Arabian American Oil Company, Dennis Cross, Aramco, Services Company, A. G. ...

  • Advances in Nitrogen Management for Water Quality

    Scientific literature provides overwhelming evidence of the importance of managing nitrogen (N) to protect water quality as well as the environment in general. The goal of this chapter is to address many of the questions concerning this subject. Enhanced N management is increasingly necessary to decrease the impacts that excessive amounts of N in ...

  • Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in Rivers

    This is the first interdisciplinary book on the mobilization of nutrients and pollutants in the water phase due to hydrodynamic processes. In its ten chapters, a broad set of practical process knowledge is presented, comprising simulation techniques, laboratory and in-situ studies on the interaction between biological, chemical and hydrodynamic ...

  • Aquatic Birds in the Trophic Web of Lakes

    Birds are an integral part of most freshwater ecosystems (lakes, rivers, wetlands) but their role in the trophic dynamics of these water bodies has often been overlooked. As a conspicuous part of the biota of water bodies, aquatic birds are indicators of their trophic state both in terms of species composition (quality) as well as occupancy ...

  • Highway and Urban Environment

    The 9th Highway and Urban Environment Symposium (9HUES) was held in Madrid, Spain, from 9-11 June 2008. HUES is run by Chalmers University of Technology within the Alliance for Global Sustainability (The AGS). HUES was initiated by Professor Ron Hamilton at Middlesex Polytechnic (now University) in the early 1980s and had the title 'Highway ...

  • Physicochemical Groundwater Remediation

    As we transition into the 21st century, it is apparent that this is an exciting time for environmental engineers and scientists studying remediation technologies. There has been a rapid development of new ways to clean-up polluted groundwater. Research activities of the past and next 10 years will have a dramatic impact on the quality of the ...

  • Arsenic in Ground Water

    Potable water supplies that contain arsenic concentrations high enough to pose a human health hazard are a problem of international proportion. Surface water and ground water are both at risk of arsenic contamination. However, most incidences of high concentrations of arsenic have been reported for ground water, which is the subject of this book. ...

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