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Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems, Second Edition

Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems, Second Edition

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Ronald W. Crites, E. Joe Middlebrooks, Robert K. Bastian

March 14, 2014

Calling for ecologically and economically sound wastewater treatment systems, the authors of Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems explore the use of wetlands, sprinkler or deep irrigation, groundwater recharge, and other natural systems as sustainable methods for the treatment and management of wast...

Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

Timothy J Sullivan, Alan T. Herlihy, James R. Webb

November 20, 2014

A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects...

Soil Aquifer Treatment: Assessment and Applicability of Primary Effluent Reuse in Developing Countries: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Soil Aquifer Treatment: Assessment and Applicability of Primary Effluent Reuse in Developing Countries: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Chol Deng Thon Abel

November 13, 2014

Climate change, rapid population growth and urbanization are causing water shortage and pollution, especially in arid and semi-arid regions of the world due to the growing demand in different sectors and disposal of inadequately treated wastewater to water bodies. To tackle these challenges,...

Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate: Toward an Integrated Assessment: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate: Toward an Integrated Assessment: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Yurong Hu

November 01, 2014

Mountains are water towers of our world, but their role in global water resources may be altered due to changing climate. This book provides an integrated assessment of the spatial and temporal variability of both recent and future climate change impacts in the Yellow River source region (YRSR)...

Fate and Transport of Nutrients in Groundwater and Surface Water in an Urban Slum Catchment, Kampala, Uganda: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Fate and Transport of Nutrients in Groundwater and Surface Water in an Urban Slum Catchment, Kampala, Uganda: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Philip Mayanja Nyenje

November 01, 2014

Urban informal settlements or slums are growing rapidly in cities in sub-Saharan Africa. Most often, a sewer system is not present and the commonly-used low-cost onsite wastewater handling practices, typically pit latrines, are frequently unplanned, uncontrolled and inefficient. Consequently, most...

Ecological Causal Assessment

Ecological Causal Assessment

Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

October 29, 2014

Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals: A New Approach

Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals: A New Approach

Herman Depeweg, Krishna P. Paudel, Néstor Méndez V

October 01, 2014

Sediment transport in irrigation canals influences to a great extent the sustainability of an irrigation system. Unwanted erosion or deposition will not only increase maintenance costs, but may also lead to unfair, unreliable and unequitable distribution of irrigation water to the end users. Proper...

Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects

Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects

David E. Reisner, T. Pradeep

September 24, 2014

The world’s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly—even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of...

The Science of Water: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition

The Science of Water: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition

Frank R. Spellman

September 17, 2014

The Science of Water: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition contains a wealth of scientific information and is based on real-world experience. Building on the second edition, this text applies the latest data and research in the field, and addresses water contamination as a growing problem. The...

Sustainable Watershed Management

Sustainable Watershed Management

I. Ethem Gonenc, John P. Wolflin, Rosemarie C. Russo

September 09, 2014

This proceedings volume contains papers and extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management (SuWaMa 2014). The Conference was the second in a series of Sustainable Watershed Management Conferences. The objective of the Conference Series was to...

Economics of Water Management in Agriculture

Economics of Water Management in Agriculture

Thomas Bournaris, Julio Berbel, Basil Manos, Davide Viaggi

August 26, 2014

This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The...

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

Megh R. Goyal

August 19, 2014

This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout...

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems

Megh R. Goyal

August 19, 2014

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems, the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity...

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