Water Conservation Books

  • 2019 AWWA Compensation Survey

    Make sound salary decisions for your utility.- Compare your utility’s salaries to those of similar utilities by filtering data by type of ownership or management, population size, and total number of employees.- Reference salary range minimum, mid-point, and maximum levels for each position as well as 50th percentile, company-weighted average pay, ...

  • M24 Planning for the Distribution of Reclaimed Water, Fourth Edition

    The distribution of reclaimed water using dual water distribution systems, one for potable water and the other for nonpotable water, is a widely accepted practice. Some drivers for the increasing use of reclaimed water include diminishing supplies of high-quality water resources, escalating costs for developing new sources or for treating ...

  • M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, Fourth Edition

    Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality problems.The manual ...

  • M52 Water Conservation Programs - A Planning Manual, Second Edition

    This manual provides water utilities and other industry professionals with the skills and information to develop, implement, and measure the success of a water conservation program. Those with an existing conservation program discover areas of improvement using a more comprehensive approach. M52 also discusses water conservation rates, community ...

  • GWI Global Regulations Package: Water quality, environmental protection & reuse

    Regulations and water quality standards define the market for water technology. This is putting greater focus on safeguarding public and environmental health through compliance to more stringent regulation and quality standards, and is shaping the technology needs and opportunities in different water markets for the years to come.The GWI Global ...

  • 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 ...

  • Water Auditing and Water Conservation, 2nd Edition

    Water auditing is a method of quantifying water flows and quality in simple or complex systems, with a view to reducing water usage and often saving money on otherwise unnecessary water use. There is an increasing awareness around the globe of the centrality of water to our lives. This awareness crosses political and social boundaries. In many ...

  • Filtration Materials for Groundwater: A Guide to Good Practice

    Ground water is a source for drinking and industrial water supply and pollution created by active industrial sites often causes social, health, and environmental problems.  This groundwater eventually drains into an adjacent water sources.   Filtration Materials for Groundwater: A Guide to Good Practice presents the up-to-date technology of ...

  • Energy Management for Water Utilities

    Energy costs are a large portion of the operational budget for water and wastewater utilities, second only to staffing. This handbook provides information and insight into energy management strategies that can reduce operational costs, increase operational efficiencies, and develop a more sustainable infrastructure. Following the popular ...

  • M36 Water Audits and Loss Control Programs, Fourth Edition

    Discover how much water your utility loses due to leakage, meter error, or water theft and learn how to determine the cost of uncaptured revenue from non-revenue water (NRW) with this explanation of the IWA/AWWA water audit methodology and some of the best loss control techniques. New content includes:- Enhanced guidance related to the optimized ...

  • Sustainable Water Management Programs for the Built Environment

    Successful water management programs result in healthier building occupants and reduced cost to business and society. Water management programs for the built environment must be comprehensive and sustainable. Water safety in buildings is not practical unless also the operational efficiency of building water systems is well managed. Owners and ...

  • Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water

    This Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water arises from the knowledge collected by the European Research Network COST Action 637 involving 27 European countries and the USA. Besides the large number of important papers, reports and reviews already available on various aspects of arsenic occurrence in environment, water and ...

  • Industrial Water Services & Chemicals: Managing water needs through outsourced operations

    Stricter regulations on discharge and wastewater treatment are making it increasingly challenging for end-users to internally manage their water supplies. Industrial water users are looking for full water management services to offer cost-saving solutions that maximise water and energy efficiency, allowing them to focus on their core production ...

  • Smart Water Utilities: Complexity Made Simple

    Today, there is increasing pressure on the water infrastructure and although unsustainable water extraction and wastewater handling can continue for a while, at some point water needs to be managed in a way that is sustainable in the long-term. We need to handle water utilities 'smarter'. New and effective tools and technologies are becoming ...

  • Smart Water Utilities: Complexity Made Simple

    Today, there is increasing pressure on the water infrastructure and although unsustainable water extraction and wastewater handling can continue for a while, at some point water needs to be managed in a way that is sustainable in the long-term. We need to handle water utilities 'smarter'. New and effective tools and technologies are becoming ...

  • Smart Water Utilities: Complexity Made Simple

    Today, there is increasing pressure on the water infrastructure and although unsustainable water extraction and wastewater handling can continue for a while, at some point water needs to be managed in a way that is sustainable in the long-term. We need to handle water utilities 'smarter'. New and effective tools and technologies are becoming ...

  • Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities: A Practical Manual

    This manual and the free downloadable costing tool is the outcome of a project identified by the Water, Sanitation and Health Programme (WSH) of the World Health Organization (WHO) faced with the challenge of costing options for improved access, both to safe drinking water and to adequate sanitation. Although limited in scope to the process of ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of ...

  • Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply

    Rainwater tank systems have been widely adopted across the world to provide a safe local source of water in underdeveloped rural areas, a substitution for mains water for non potable end uses in water stressed urban areas, as well as providing flooding control in monsoonal climates such as Korea, or combined sewer systems such as Germany. The ...

  • Stakeholder Engagement for Inclusive Water Governance

    This report assesses the current trends, drivers, obstacles, mechanisms, impacts, costs and benefits of stakeholder engagement in the water sector. It builds on empirical data collected through an extensive survey across 215 stakeholders, within and outside the water sector, and 69 case studies collected worldwide. It highlights the increasing ...

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