Water Contaminants Books

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.' ...

  • 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 ...

  • Almanac of Enforceable State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Report

    This report provides a state-by-state summary, including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, of enforcement-based laws that are potentially applicable to nonpoint source water pollution. This study discusses the diversity and ubiquity of state legal mechanisms as well as the inconsistent treatment of similar problems from one state to the ...

  • Contaminated Sediments

    When discussing the issue of contamination of the aquatic environment, water pollution is still the major aspect that has been regulated and extensively studied, but poor attention has been devoted to sediments. Sediments have been described as the sink or storage place and a source for contaminants entering river systems through various pathways. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Frontiers in Water Resource Economics

    This edited volume focuses on recent methodological advanced within the field of water resource economics and shows how these advances can be applied to the economics of water issues. It identifies five areas of particular importance -- asymmetric information and game theory, uncertainty, space, water quality, and production and technology ...

  • Management of Intentional and Accidental Water Pollution

    The book gives theoretical knowledge and practical approaches on the complex process of water management in case of pollution with chemical and biological hazards. Frameworks addressing scientific and management strategies are included. Critical for successful prevention and control actions of accidental and intentional water pollution is the ...

  • Environmental Science Deskbook (Environmental Law Series)

    Environmental language has become highly technical and specialized—like a foreign language that's difficult to master and interweave into legal discussions. The text solves this problem with plain-English explanations of scientific terms, acronyms, concepts, methods, and applications. It helps you identify which chemistry, physics, or ...

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