Municipal Water Books

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    M60 Drought Preparedness and Response

    Providing a reliable supply of water requires being prepared for water shortages of varying degree and duration. What can a municipal water supplier do to plan for or mitigate water shortages caused by drought?Preparing for drought and water shortages before they occur is the best defense. Manual M60 will help water managers facing water shortages ...

  • Desalination and Water Reuse: Scarcity Solutions for cities & industry

    Demand for desalination and reuse is set to grow by up to 10% in 2017, as municipalities and industries are diversifying their water supply options due to issues such as water scarcity to meet their unique water challenges. This is driving a resurgence in activity from San Diego to Singapore, and the sector is turning to alternative water ...

  • India Water Markets: Opportunities for wastewater treatment in a tougher regulatory climate

    The new NDA government in India is set to put a stop to water pollution. From the clean-up of River Ganga and new regulations for wastewater discharge to tougher action on industrial polluters, there will be significant investment in the Indian municipal and industrial water markets.Advanced technologies, plant upgrades and new wastewater ...

  • Sustainable Treatment and Reuse of Municipal Wastewater

    In many countries, especially in developing countries, many people are lacking access to water and sanitation services and this inadequate service is the main cause of diseases in these countries.  Application of appropriate wastewater treatment technologies, which are effective, low cost (in investment and especially in operation and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Membrane Technology in Water Treatment in the Mediterranean Region

    The complex dimensions of the Mediterranean freshwater resources, their fragility and their scarcity have been highlighted and have received considerable attention as a primary priority issue politically, technically and scientifically. Membrane technology, with its different applications in water treatment (desalination, potable water treatment, ...

  • Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment

    Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment covers elements of water engineering and policy making in the sustainable construction of buildings with a focus on case studies from Panama and Kenya.  It provides comprehensive information based on case studies, experimental data, interviews, and in-depth research. The book focuses on the ...

  • Water Distribution System Monitoring: A Practical Approach for Evaluating Water Quality

    Despite the publication of the Lead and Copper Rule more than ten years ago, compliance is still a major challenge. Due to continuing modifications to the rule, the need for an alternative protocol for obtaining representative water quality samples has been expressed by the drinking water industry. This book explores new procedures and a ...

  • Municipal Stormwater Management, Second Edition

    Designed to be a stand alone desktop reference for the Stormwater manager, designer, and planner, the bestselling Municipal Stormwater Management has been expanded and updated. The authors provide the most up-to-date information available, including water quality best management practices and stormwater master and quality management plans. They ...

  • CWWA Vulnerability Assessment Template

    Published in June 2003, this template will provide you with a systematic analysis tool to determine the malevolent risks posed to the operations of water supply, treatment and distribution systems. The focus is a template of questions that municipal staff should ask of themselves, as appropriate to their systems, and record the answers. Completing ...

  • Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste

    The group of non-regulated contaminants termed “emerging contaminants” mainly comprises products used in large quantities in everyday life, such as human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, personal care products, surfactants and surfactant residues, plasticizers and various industrial additives. The occurrence of “emerging contaminants” in ...

  • WastewaterPR.com

    WastewaterPR.com - The World's Largest Collection of Wastewater Industry Press, News and Product Releases. WastewaterPR.com is a user, writer, and editor submitted Web site consisting exclusively of press releases specific to the wastewater industry. Press releases submitted to WastewaterPR.com may be included in the published versions of Cleaner, ...

  • The Rio Chagres, Panama

    This book calls the attention of the scientific community, government organizations and non-government agencies, and the general public to arguably one of the most important and complex of the world's tropical rainforest regions – the greater Panama Canal Watershed. The Rio Chagres basin is the primary source for water to operate the Panama Canal, ...

  • Applied Water and Spentwater Chemistry

    Water quality and sewage treatment personnel working in industry, environmental services, and municipalities will gain the fundamentals they need from this practical source. This exhaustive coverage of water and slurry assays includes step-by-step instructions on using inexpensive, easily obtained assay materials that yield reliable ...

  • Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste

    The group of non-regulated contaminants termed 'emerging contaminants' mainly comprises products used in large quantities in everyday life, such as human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, personal care products, surfactants and surfactant residues, plasticizers and various industrial additives. The occurrence of 'emerging contaminants' in ...

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