Water Chemistry Books

  • Treatise on Water Science

    Treatise on Water Science, Four-Volume Set Available online and in print for a limited time Water quality and management are of great significance globally, as the demand for clean, potable water far exceeds the availability. Water science research brings together the natural and applied sciences, engineering, chemistry, law and policy, and ...

  • Aqueous Microwave Assisted Chemistry

    The demands for green and sustainable synthetic methods in the fields of healthcare and fine chemicals, combined with the pressure to produce these substances expeditiously and in an environmentally benign fashion, pose significant challenges to the synthetic chemical community. Green chemistry can avoid pollution by utilizing techniques that are ...

  • 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 ...

  • Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

    Professionals and students who come from disciplines other than chemistry need a concise, yet reliable guide that explains key concepts in environmental chemistry, from the fundamental science to the necessary calculations for applying them. Updated and reorganized, Applications of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition ...

  • Chemistry for Environmental and Earth Sciences

    Tackling environmental issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain, water pollution, and soil contamination requires an understanding of the underlying science and chemistry of these processes in real-world systems and situations. Chemistry for Environmental and Earth Sciences provides a student-friendly introduction to the basic ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sustainable Chemistry and Biotechnology - A Contribution to Rivers Management

    The sustainable use of river basins is one of the top environment priorities in Europe. There are many initiatives aimed at the promotion of the sustainable development of river areas around the Baltic and around Europe as a whole, a process greatly accelerated by the introduction of the Water Framework Directive (WFD), which obliges all EU ...

  • Cyanide in Water and Soil: Chemistry, Risk, and Management

    The presence of cyanide is a significant issue in industrial and municipal wastewater treatment and management, in remediation of former manufactured gas plant sites and aluminum production waste disposal sites, in treatment and management of residuals from hydrometallurgical gold mining, and in other industrial operations in which cyanide-bearing ...

  • Chemistry in the Oil Industry VII

    This book is the latest in a series of respected volumes that provides an up-to-date review of some of the major chemistry topics related to the oil and gas industry. Divided into four sections, it looks in turn at the latest developments in environmental issues, new technology, applications and flow assurance. This reflects the increasingly ...

  • Introduction to Hydrogeology Revised 2006: IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    Groundwater is one of the most important resources of the world. This textbook gives an introduction to the scientific topic describing the resource: hydrogeology. The book covers all major fields in hydrogeology and includes outlines on the occurrence of groundwater in various rock types, the movement and storage of groundwater, the formulation ...

  • Introduction to Hydrogeology Revised 2006: IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    A comprehensive introduction to hydrogeology, this book covers all major fields in hydrogeology. It includes outlines on the occurrence of groundwater in various rock types, the movement and storage of groundwater, the formulation of groundwater balances, and the development of groundwater chemistry. The last chapter highlight the practical ...

  • Drinking Water Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual

    Whether you are a new employee or seasoned professional you need easy access to the latest test methods, updated quality control procedures, and calculations at your fingertips. You need to perform analyses quickly and easily and troubleshoot problems as they arise. You need a resource that is not only informative, but also practical and easy to ...

  • The Role of Ecological Chemistry in Pollution Research and Sustainable Development

    The papers presented in this book demonstrate clearly the role of the processes defining the natural environment’s composition, structure and chemical properties adequate to the biologic value of habitation, the essential impacts of human activity and other related factors on all the environmental compartments, including water, soil and air. The ...

  • Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4

    Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4 focuses on: • Environmental aspects of agricultural practices• Field characterization and quantification of chemical constituents• Fate of contaminants in the environment/environmental monitoring• Thermal treatment technologies• Remediation of contaminated sites• Wastewater treatment and sludge ...

  • Chemistry and Environment: Legislation, Methodologies and Applications

    Environmental protection has been a matter of public awareness for many years. However, improvement of environmental quality is not always considered in terms of economic advantage. Rigorous evaluation of the relationship between economy and environment suggests a positive feedback between social benefits (public health, education, ...

  • Analytical Methods in Wood Chemistry, Pulping and Papermaking

    This is a concise and critical treatise on the most important analytical methods in wood chemistry related to pulping and papermaking. The emphasis is on principles and important applications, needed not only in academic research, but especially for industrial applications. It starts with basic information on the chemical composition with ...

  • Limnology of Mountain Lakes

    This volume contains papers presented either in oral or poster form at the international symposium 'Limnology of Mountain Lakes', held at Stará Lesná (Slovakia) between 1 and 7 July 1991. Several papers covered contributions from the fields of physical and chemical limnology, palaeolimnology, zooplankton, phytoplankton and phytobenthos, and ...

  • The Role of Ecological Chemistry in Pollution Research and Sustainable Development

    The papers presented in this book demonstrate clearly the role of the processes defining the natural environment’s composition, structure and chemical properties adequate to the biologic value of habitation, the essential impacts of human activity and other related factors on all the environmental compartments, including water, soil and air. The ...

  • Maple for Environmental Sciences

    This book presents a working understanding of mathematical structures within the context of Environmental Problems, loaded with examples, help, hints and reference material. It starts out with the basics that are followed by with simple research scenarios that are of direct use to the user. The subjects include Lake and Groundwater Hydrology, ...

  • Water Quality

    Water quality is essential to the welfare of humans and aquatic ecosystems. The study of water quality draws information from a variety of disciplines including chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics, engineering, and resource management. University training in water quality often is limited to specialized courses in engineering, ecology, ...

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