Water Professionals Books

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    A Visual Guide To Troubleshooting Your Valves

    When you experience an issue with one of your valves, finding a solution quickly isn’t always easy — and calling the manufacturer can take more time than you have available. This fun and easy-to-follow troubleshooting guide will help you solve common valve concerns in the most efficient way possible. Discover step-by-step instructions ...

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    Communicating Water’s Value: Talking Points, Tips & Strategies

    Water professionals are responsible for shaping and sometimes changing consumers’ perceptions about water’s value. Consumers can mistakenly undervalue water’s worth by assuming it should be provided at no cost to the public. This book by Melanie Goetz outlines how water professionals can encourage customers to appreciate water as the precious ...

  • Dams in Japan: Past, Present and Future

    Overview of Japan’s long water history, by the Japanese Commission on large dams. Starting from the 7th century, when irrigation ponds were first constructed for paddy cropping, until the beginning of the 21st century. Elaborates on various roles of dams: water supply, power generation and flood control. Moreover, tries to clarify the negative ...

  • Managing the Water & Wastewater Utility

    Learn from the Masters of Public Utility Management! Roger J. Dolan P.E., DEE, T. Duncan Rose, Robert A. Baker, P.E., and Michael J. Barnes, P.E., encourage young water quality professionals to embark upon a career of challenges and responsibilities in utility management. These experts, speaking from on-the-job experience, stress the importance of ...

  • Modeling Hydrologic Change: Statistical Methods

    Modeling hydrologic changes and predicting their impact on watersheds is a dominant concern for hydrologists and other water resource professionals, civil and environmental engineers, and urban and regional planners. As such changes continue, it becomes more essential to have the most up-to-date tools with which to perform the proper analyses and ...

  • Survival Guide: Public Communications for Water Professionals

    Most communities are increasingly interested in water-related issues. People need more information and reassurance about their water environment. As a water professional, you can help shape public perceptions about the water/wastewater field, biosolids, reuse and other important community issues. All you need to do it communicate effectively with ...

  • Floods and Droughts

    Floods and Droughts: the New Zealand Experiencesummarizes the wealth of observation and analysis of floods and droughts in New Zealand. Chapters are contributed by 20 hydrological scientists and water resources professionals, who have worked on many different aspects of floods and droughts. Some chapters present observations of historically ...

  • Current Problems of Hydrogeology in Urban Areas, Urban Agglomerates and Industrial Centres

    Groundwater issues have generated worldwide concern in recent decades. The problems are numerous: too little groundwater, too much groundwater, groundwater contaminated by either saline water or a broad spectrum of industrial and domestic pollutants. Many urban groundwater problems are not unique to any one region, which is the thinking behind ...

  • Current Problems of Hydrogeology in Urban Areas, Urban Agglomerates and Industrial Centres

    Groundwater issues have generated worldwide concern in recent decades. The problems are numerous: too little groundwater, too much groundwater, groundwater contaminated by either saline water or a broad spectrum of industrial and domestic pollutants. Many urban groundwater problems are not unique to any one region, which is the thinking behind ...

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