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    Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning from Frontline Experience with Contamination

    Safe drinking water is essential to human life. Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience with Contamination provides those who carry responsibility for ensuring safe drinking water an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others. This book presents 21 case studies—10 waterborne disease outbreaks, 7 cases of severe ...

  • Improving Water Quality Through Contaminant Source Trackdown Studies - An Environmental Approach

    Improving Water Quality Through Contaminant Source Trackdown Studiesdiscusses the trackdown approaches that help to avoid costly mistakes that miss key contaminant sources or inaccurately assess their relative contributions to problems. This book brings together information that is currently dispersed in the academic literature and within files of ...

  • Soil and Water Contamination

    Soil and Water Contamination, 2nd Edition is the first textbook that treats soil and water pollution issues from a geographical/spatial perspective at point, local, regional, and catchment scales. It links up very well to recent environmental policy and legislation in the field of soil and water pollution, e.g. European Water Framework Directive. ...

  • Arsenic Contamination in the World

    Arsenic Contamination in the World: an International Sourcebook provides a global compendium of cited arsenic occurrences in the world as they affect public health. This book details arsenic contamination by source, region and arsenic-affected country. Arsenic is identified in 105 countries and territories, representing a larger database than any ...

  • Introduction to Environmental Law: Cases & Materials on Water Pollution Control

    The study of water pollution control regulation is a study of statutes and their administration. This casebook explores water pollution and the federal statute chiefly designed to control it, the Clean Water Act, and examines how water pollution is addressed, first by the common law and then by statute. An introduction provides the student with an ...

  • Water Pollution IX

    The environmental problems caused by the increase of pollutant loads discharged into natural water bodies necessitate setting up a framework for regulation and control. This framework needs to be based on scientific results that relate pollutant discharges with changes in water quality.This volume contains papers presented at the ninth ...

  • The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Edition

    A complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Edition provides a current and detailed review of how to model the flow of water and the transport of contaminants both in the unsaturated and saturated zones, covers the production of groundwater and the remediation of ...

  • The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Edition

    A complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Edition provides a current and detailed review of how to model the flow of water and the transport of contaminants both in the unsaturated and saturated zones, covers the production of groundwater and the remediation of ...

  • Soil and Water Contamination: From Molecular to Catchment Scale

    Providing a structured overview of transport and fate processes of environmental contaminants, this is the first textbook to approach the environmental issues of soil and water contamination from a spatial and earth science point of view. The book deals with all topics essential to understanding and predicting contaminant patterns in soil, ...

  • Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition

    A synthesis of years of interdisciplinary research and practice, the second edition of this bestseller continues to serve as a primary resource for information on the assessment, remediation, and control of contamination on and below the ground ...

  • Control of water pollution from agriculture - vol 55 (En )

    Series: FAO Irrigation and Drainage PapersAgricultural operations can contribute to water quality deterioration through the release of several materials into water: sediments, pesticides, animal manures, fertilizers and other sources of inorganic and organic matter. This ''guidelines'' document on control and management of agricultural water ...

  • Tap Water as a Hydraulic Pressure Medium

    'Showcases the benefits and potential advantages of water hydraulics over oil-based media. Interweaves examples and exercises throughout the text to illustrate critical concepts, with helpful appendices on abbreviations, symbols, conversion factors, and water contaminants, and glossary sections.' ...

  • Ground-Water Contamination: Field Methods

    Reviews and evaluates field methods used to study ground-water contamination. 30 peer-reviewed papers examine: • ground-water sampling and sampling in unsaturated soils• well-drilling (construction and monitoring)• geophysical exploration• quality assurance• soil permeability• and nonpoint source investigations. ...

  • Measurement of Organic Pollutants in Water and Wastewater

    The Symposium on the Measurement of Organic Pollutants in Water and Wastewater was presented in Denver, Colo., 19-20 June 1978. The symposium was sponsored by ASTM Committee D19 on Water. C. E. Van Hall, Dow Chemical Co., presided as symposium chairman; the symposium committee members were: B. F. Afghan, Canada Centre for Inland Waters, J. R. ...

  • Biological Data in Water Pollution Assesment: Quantitative and Statistical Analyses

    This publication on Biological Data in Water Pollution Assessment: Quantitative and Statistical Analyses contains papers presented at a symposium held 20-21 June 1977 at Minneapolis, Minnesota. The symposium was sponsored by the American Society for Testing and Materials through its Committee D19 on Water in cooperation with The Center for ...

  • Water Pollution Assessment: Automatic Sampling and Measurement

    The symposium on Water Pollution Assessment: Automatic Sampling and Measurement was presented at the Seventy-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Testing and Materials held in Washington, D.C., 23—28 June 1974. Committee D19 on Water sponsored the symposium. D. G. Ballinger, Environmental Protection Agency, and M. W. Skougstad, ...

  • Environmental Pollution

    The Environmental Pollution book series includes current, comprehensive texts on critical national and global environmental issues useful to scientists in academia, industry and government from diverse disciplines. These include water, air, and soil pollution, organic and inorganic pollution, risk assessment, human and environmental health, ...

  • An Introduction to Pollution Science

    Understanding pollution, its behaviour and impact is becoming increasingly important, as new technologies and legislation continually lower the tolerable levels of pollutants released into the environment. Introduction to Pollution Science draws upon sections of the authors' previous text Understanding our Environment and reflects the growing ...

  • StormWater Pollution Prevention Kit Student Handbook

    Additional student handbooks for use with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention ...

  • Enforceable State Mechanisms for the Control of Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Report

    This study examined the laws of the fifty states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia to identify and analyze enforceable mechanisms for the control of nonpoint source water pollution. An enforceable mechanism consists of a standard applicable to an identified entity or entities; a sanction such as a civil, criminal, or administrative ...

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