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    Activated Carbon: Solutions for Improving Water Quality

    Activated carbon is simple to operate as an adsorption medium for water, serves as a proactive barrier for contamination, and does not produce by-products from its use. Used in treatment worldwide, activated carbon produces very high-quality water. Its implementation helps utilities gain regulatory compliance and position themselves to meet future ...

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    Managing Water Storage Tanks: A Key to Water Quality

    The water storage system is a critical component in the multiple-barrier approach to safeguarding water supplies. Storage facilities have a significant effect on the quality of water that flows through the distribution system and on to the customer’s tap. Unfortunately, storing water can also lead to the degradation of a water supply. ...

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    M68 Water Quality in Distribution Systems

    Distribution systems represent the last barrier available to water systems to maintain safe and high-quality water, and this manual provides a “first stop” for common distribution system water quality challenges. M68 offers practical guidance and best management practices for maintaining and improving distribution system water quality. It will ...

  • Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies

    Lagoons represent nearly 13% of the shoreline globally and around 5% in Europe. Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies separated from the ocean by a barrier (e.g., narrow spit), connected at least intermittently to the ocean by one or more restricted inlets, and usually geographically oriented parallel to the shore-line. Coastal lagoons are ...

  • Public perception of drinking water source protection

    Climate change is reducing water resources in many parts of Australia. Increasingly, higher risk sources are either being developed or being considered for development as public drinking water sources. There is a rising demand from the community for additional recreation facilities and subsequent access to drinking water catchments, as they are ...

  • Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation

    Focusing on operational practicality, Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation serves as a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art performance maintenance, prevention, and rehabilitation. This book addresses design features to maximize sustainability and cost-effectiveness issues in planning. It covers directional, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Consumer and Healthcare Packaging Standards -CD-ROM

    AVAILABLE IN PRINT or CD-ROM! This volume contains 85 of the latest standards on consumer and healthcare packaging. Standards cover: • Flammability of Aerosol Products • Water Vapor Transmission of Flexible Heat-Sealed Packages for Dry Products • Minimum Application Torque of Type IA Child-Resistant Closures • User Applied ...

  • Consumer and Healthcare Packaging Standards - Print version

    AVAILABLE IN PRINT or CD-ROM! This volume contains 85 of the latest standards on consumer and healthcare packaging. Standards cover: • Flammability of Aerosol Products • Water Vapor Transmission of Flexible Heat-Sealed Packages for Dry Products • Minimum Application Torque of Type IA Child-Resistant Closures • User Applied ...

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Efficient Water use in Urban Areas - Innovative ways of finding water for cities: IETC Report 9

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Efficient Water Use in Urban Areas - Innovative Ways of Finding Water for Cities. In June 1999, IETC organised an international symposium on 'Efficient Water Use in Urban Areas' in Kobe, Japan. The symposium was aimed at enhancing the capacity of urban managers and decision-makers in water resources ...

  • Applied Hydrogeophysics

    This book focuses on how hydrogeophysical methods can be applied to solve problems facing environmental engineers, geophysicists, agronomists, hydrologists, soil scientists and hydrogeologists. We present applications of hydrogeophysical methods to the understanding of hydrological processes and environmental problems dealing with the flow of ...

  • Sustainable Water Quality Management Policy

    This book presents both general and comprehensive observations of unsuccessful and successful experiences in water pollution trading programs within the U.S. These experiences help in understanding the major environmental, economic and regulatory barriers that prevent the application of pollution trading in water media to become successful. ...

  • Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing

    Waterproof and Water Repellent Textilesprovides systematic coverage of the key types of finishes and high performance materials, from conventional wax and silicone, through controversial but widely used fluoropolymers, to advanced techniques such as atmospheric plasma deposition and sol-gel technology. The rapid innovation in this field is driven ...

  • Applied Hydrogeophysics

    This book focuses on how hydrogeophysical methods can be applied to solve problems facing environmental engineers, geophysicists, agronomists, hydrologists, soil scientists and hydrogeologists. We present applications of hydrogeophysical methods to the understanding of hydrological processes and environmental problems dealing with the flow of ...

  • Marine Spatial Planning in US Waters: An Assessment and Analysis of Existing Legal Mechanisms, Anticipated Barriers, and Future Opportunities

    Marine spatial planning (MSP) has gained increasing international attention as a tool for implementing ecosystem-based management, reducing user conflicts, and ensuring the sustainable use of ocean and coastal resources. While the President’s Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force developed recommendations for a federal MSP framework, the ...

  • Global Crises, Global Solutions

    A unique publication exploring the opportunities for addressing ten of the most serious challenges facing the world today: Climate Change, Communicable Diseases, Conflicts, Education, Financial Instability, Corruption, Migration, Malnutrition and Hunger, Trade Barriers, Access to Water. In a world fraught with problems and challenges, we need to ...

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