Water Pollution Books

  • 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 ...

  • Freshwater under Threat - Africa- Asia Summary

    Population growth, urbanisation and economic growth in general, all exert pressure on water resources through increased demand and pollution. Water is essential for life and it's supply for safe drinking water, food, health and the environment needs to be secured. This 57 page summary with CD-ROM provides the status of water resources across the ...

  • 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 ...

  • In Dead Water

    The new rapid response report entitled In Dead Water has for the first time mapped the multiple and combined impacts of pollution; alien infestations; over-exploitation and climate change on the seas and oceans. The worst concentration of the cumulative impacts of climate change, coastal development and pollution appear to be concentrated in ...

  • Water-Rock Interaction: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, Kunming, China, 31 July - 5 August 2007

    The hydrosphere and lithosphere intersect in a zone a few kilometres wide at the earth´s surface, resulting in the formation of magmas, metamorphic rocks and mineral deposits, and placing important controls on the evolution of landscapes. This interaction imparts chemistry to waters and provides the essential environment for ecosystems to ...

  • East African Rift Valley Lakes

    This report presents the assessment of Lakes Turkana, Tanganyika, Victoria and Malawi – the largest of the East African Rift Valley Lakes and among the oldest lakes in the world. The lakes are renowned for their high endemism and support a vital socio-economic service as a core for transportation, water supply, fisheries, recreation and ...

  • Under Ground

    Let's get dirty. In childhood, the back yard, the flowerbed, the beach, the mucky place where land slips into puddles, lakes, and streams are infinitely fascinating. It is a mistake to leave that 'childish' fascination with mud and dirt behind. The soils of the Earth, whether underneath our feet or pressurized beneath tons of ocean water, hold ...

  • Basic Practice Series: Clean Water Act

    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy and resources law issues with these practice-oriented guides! The Basic Practice Series is an essential library providing concise information in an easy-to-use format. Each volume focuses on either a specific statute or an area of concentration within environmental, energy, or resources law. Whether ...

  • Advances in Water Science Methodologies

    Advances in Water Science Methodologies addresses ways and means of using remote sensing data to elucidate the interactions between the atmospheric, oceanic and hydrological processes. Various water-related applications, such as water resources management, environmental monitoring, climate prediction, agriculture, preparation for and mitigation of ...

  • Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and Dirt Shape Our World

    Let's get dirty. In childhood, the back yard, the flowerbed, the beach, the mucky place where land slips into puddles, lakes, and streams are infinitely fascinating. It is a mistake to leave that ''childish'' fascination with mud and dirt behind. The soils of the Earth, whether underneath our feet or pressurized beneath tons of ocean water, hold ...

  • Environmental Pollution Control Microbiology: A Fifty-Year Perspective

    Compiling knowledge gained through more than 50 years of experience in environmental engineering technology, this book illustrates the application of fundamental concepts in microbiology to provide a sound basis for the design and operation of various biological systems used in solving environmental challenges in the air, water, and soil. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition, Volume II: Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil

    The two-volume Handbook of Environmental Health has been a standard reference for over 23 years. The fourth edition continues to provide a basis for understanding the interactions between humans and the environment and how such interactions affect the health and welfare of individuals. Focusing on factors that are generally associated with the ...

  • Handbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition, Volume II: Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil

    The Handbook of Environmental Health is a must for the reference library of anyone with environmental concerns. Written by experts in the field and co-published by the National Environmental Health Association, this volume continues to be a valuable college textbook and major information resource on environmental issues.The two-volume Handbook 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. ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

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