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    Aquifer Storage and Recovery (M63)

    M63, Aquifer Storage and Recovery provides a general understanding of the principles of aquifer storage and recovery (ASR). The manual discusses the concept, regulations as they are applied nationally and by state, basic design and development criteria, and presents results of an inventory of ASR well sites nationally. Both successful projects and ...

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    Managing Water Main Breaks Field Guide

    Although every water utility knows how to repair water main breaks, some utilities are better at managing main breaks to minimize both disruptions to the public and lost consumer confidence in the utility.How can a water utility “manage” something as unknowable as when and where water main breaks will happen? Can the negative impacts ...

  • Supercharge Your Business: The Simple Path to Maximize Your Assets and Never Worry About Money Again

    Do you own or manage a well-established small- to medium-sized brick-and-mortar company? Are you either driven or could use help to develop your business so it is more successful? Are you so busy on urgent operational matters that you feel overwhelmed and you simply lack time to sit back and review your business as to where it is and where you ...

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that govern PBTs. Incorporating science and policy ...

  • Cause and Prevention of Clogging of Wells Abstracting Groundwater from Unconsolidated Aquifers

    Part of Groundwater Set - Buy all six books and save over 30% on buying separately!  Groundwater serves many purposes. It is a source of public and private drinking water, it is utilized as an industrial feedstock and it is used in agriculture for irrigation and cattle watering. The abstraction of groundwater also serves many civil engineering ...

  • An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition is the definitive introduction to the field of ecological economics, which is concerned with extending and integrating the study and management of ecological as well as economic needs, sustaining both 'nature's household' and 'humankind's household.' It provides a unified understanding of ...

  • Integrating environment and development in Viet Nam: Achievements, challenges and next steps

    Development and environmental management have, for too long, been treated as separate objectives in Viet Nam – as in most countries. Viet Nam’s extraordinarily rapid development has brought immediate and major benefits. But it has also led to poor people suffering pollution, climate change and soil infertility. It is time for development and ...

  • ASTM Standards and Technical Material for Dimension Stone

    Get the latest 25 ASTM standards on dimension stone design, as well as 10 technical articles from an ASTM special technical publication on the use of dimension stone in building construction.In addition, it provides contractors and manufacturers with vital information on the assessment and rehabilitation of existing dimension stone.Topics ...

  • ASTM Standards and Technical Material for Dimension Stone

    Get the latest 25 ASTM standards on dimension stone design, as well as 10 technical articles from an ASTM special technical publication on the use of dimension stone in building construction.In addition, it provides contractors and manufacturers with vital information on the assessment and rehabilitation of existing dimension stone.Topics cover: ...

  • Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation

    Focusing on operational practicality, Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation serves as a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art performance maintenance, prevention, and rehabilitation. This book addresses design features to maximize sustainability and cost-effectiveness issues in planning. It covers directional, ...

  • Principles of Hazardous Materials Management, Second Edition

    A comprehensive overview of the field of hazardous materials management, this second edition features updated information on toxic and hazardous substance and waste; sources, storage, and treatment; transportation; regulatory jurisdictions; emergency response planning; as well as industrial hygiene and worker safety. As in the best-selling first ...

  • Managing and Transforming Water Conflicts

    Where water crosses boundaries – be they economic, legal, political or cultural – the stage is set for disputes between different users trying to safeguard access to a vital resource, while protecting the natural environment. Without strategies to anticipate, address, and mediate between competing users, intractable water conflicts are likely to ...

  • Pricing Nature: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Policy

    Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) is one of the most useful tools of applied economics for the social appraisal of public projects and government policies. Nick Hanley and Edward Barbier show how CBA can be applied to environmental policy choice and environmental resource management. They cover the conceptual underpinnings of CBA, practical methods for ...

  • Law for water management: a guide to concepts and effective approaches

    FAO Legislative Studies # 101In recent decades, increased population and economic development have put a strain on the world's supply of freshwater. More people require water for more uses, whilst the amount and quality of existing freshwater resources have declined due to desertification, pollution and other effects of human activity. This book ...

  • 2007-2008 food price swing (The). Impact and policies in Eastern and Southern Africa

    FAO Commodities and Trade Technical Papers 12Between 2007 and 2008, the world experienced a dramatic swing in commodity prices. Eastern and Southern African countries experienced considerable difficulties due to the price food swing. The food price boom resulted in increased poverty and significant food security problems as households struggled to ...

  • Support for Environmental management of the Iraqi marshlands 2004-2009

    This publication is a completion report for “UNEP Support for Environmental Management of theIraqi Marshlands” project, which was one of the largest environmental projects conducted withinthe framework of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Iraq Trust Fund. The publication presents the background of the project, project ...

  • Forest Fires - Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires

    Forest Fires are very complex phenomena which, under the right physical conditions, can rapidly devastate large areas, as demonstrated by recent events. There is also widespread awareness that the risk may increase as a result of climate changes.Different approaches are required for controlling fires in rural areas as opposed to urban ...

  • Waste Management and The Environment IV

    Waste generation is rapidly becoming one of the key problems of the modern world, due to the increasing waste generation rate as well as the complexity of waste composition. Damage to the environment caused by poor waste management can be avoided by implementing environmentally sensitive waste management techniques. Nevertheless, regardless of ...

  • Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity. 1. Food composition (En)

    Biological diversity is the variety of life on Earth, from the simplest micro-organisms to complex ecosystems such as the rainforests of the Amazon. Biodiversity is important for nutrition and health, and can help to combat micronutrient deficiencies and other forms of malnutrition. Nutrition indicators need to be developed to address the three ...

  • Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Management Categories

    IUCN’s Protected Areas Management Categories, which classify protected areas according to their management objectives, are today accepted as the benchmark for defining, recording and classifying protected areas. They are recognized by international bodies such as the United Nations as well as many national governments. As a result, they are ...

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