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    M65 On-Site Generation of Hypochlorite

    As more water systems turn to safer alternatives to chlorine gas, the generation of hypochlorite on site has become increasingly common. M65, On-Site Generation of Hypochlorite, presents the principles of on-site generation (OSG), the differences between low-strength and high-strength OSG systems, and the subsequent impact each of these systems ...

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    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 ...

  • How to Design Wastewater Systems for Local Conditions in Developing Countries

    This is a practical handbook providing a step-by-step approach to the techniques used for characterizing wastewater sources and investigating sites where collection, treatment and reuse/disposal technologies will be installed. It is intended to help enable local implementation of on-site and decentralized wastewater management system (DWMS)for ...

  • Decision Support Systems for Risk-Based Management of Contaminated Sites

    Decision Support Systems for Risk-Based Management of Contaminated Sites addresses decision making in environmental risk management for contaminated sites, focusing on the potential role of decision support systems in informing the management of chemical pollutants and their effects. Considering the environmental relevance and the financial ...

  • Steel Pipelines 2 -- Standards for Use in the Design and Construction of Pipework (Edition 2)

    The 3rd edition of the DIN Handbook 141 (1st English edition), comprises 42 standards dealing with the design and construction of pipework for use in site drainage systems and drinking water supply systems, welding of steel pipes, and corrosion prtoection of ...

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    Water and Climate Change Adaptation

    This publication sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new 'waterscape'. It examines the range and complexity of possible changes  in the water cycle and the challenges of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water. It offers policymakers a risk-based ...

  • Water Security for Better Lives

    This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs between water and other (sectoral and environmental) policies.   The report sets out a three-step ...

  • Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites

    As technology and production escalate, the scourge of landfill waste increasingly threatens the environment. This book examines the evapotranspiration (ET) landfill cover, a new and innovative remedy for landfill waste. Offering a solution to conventional landfill, which utilize barriers to the natural flow of water and is therefore expensive and ...

  • Remote Sensing and GIS for Site Characterization: Applications and Standards

    The latest practical uses for remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) for definitive site evaluation. This comprehensive publication also features 35 state-of-the-art color graphics.17 peer-reviewed papers from an international team of scientists and engineers are divided into 5 areas: Two keynote papers discuss remote sensing and ...

  • The Impact of Climate Change on European Lakes

    In this book, scientists from eleven countries summarize the results of an EU project (CLIME) that explored the effects of observed and projected changes in the climate on the dynamics of lakes in Northern, Western and Central Europe. Historical measurements from eighteen sites were used to compare the seasonal dynamics of the lakes and to assess ...

  • Water Treatment Unit Processes: Physical and Chemical

    The unit process approach, common in the field of chemical engineering, was introduced about 1962 to the field of environmental engineering. An understanding of unit processes is the foundation for continued learning and for designing treatment systems. The time is ripe for a new textbook that delineates the role of unit process principles in ...

  • Hydrological Dimensioning and Operation of Reservoirs

    This book elaborates some very important concepts, tools, and methodologies that can be used to help resolve multiple reservoir capacity allocation problems in a consistent, efficient, and cost-effective way. The material presented in the book will guide the hydrological analyst or design engineer in the determination of the optimal storage ...

  • Groundwater Recharge from Run-off, Infiltration and Percolation

    Groundwater constitutes the most important reservoir of available clean water. Due to its overexploitation, some anthropogenic mismanagement on the surface and the overloading of the cleanup potential of subsurface, many of the groundwater systems used for water supply are in jeopardy. The problem is very severe in dry-lands, but also in urban, ...

  • Observed Global Climate

    The volume 'Observed Global Climate' comprises a set of climate budget quantities, relevant for atmosphere and ocean (the 'climate fluids') as well as for land and ice (the 'climate solids'). Examples for budget quantities are temperature, salinity, wind, rain, radiation. They are displayed in standardised form for all climate subsystems. The data ...

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