Sustainable Water Technologies

1st Edition

Daniel H. Chen

CRC Press
Published September 27, 2016
Reference - 392 Pages - 127 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482215106 - CAT# K21786
Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

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Summary

Development of advanced technologies is a critical component in overcoming the looming water crisis. Stressing emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water sustainability for future generations, the second volume in the two-volume set Sustainable Water Management and Technologies provides current and forthcoming technologies research, development, and applications to help ensure availability of water for all. The book emphasizes emerging nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology applications as well as sustainable processes and products to protect the environment and human health, save water and energy, and minimize material use. It also discusses such topics as groundwater transport, protection, and remediation, industrial and wastewater treatment, reuse, and disposal, membrane technology for water purification and desalination, treatment and disposal in unconventional oil and gas development, biodegradation, and bioremediation for soil and water.

 

  • Stresses emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water sustainability.
  • Covers a wide array of topics including drinking water, wastewater, and groundwater treatment, protection, and remediation.
  • Discusses oil and gas drilling impacts and pollution prevention, membrane technology for water desalination and purification, biodegradation, and bioremediation for soil and water.
  • Details emerging nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology applications, as well as sustainable processes and products.

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