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Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition


Michael J. Vepraskas, Christopher B. Craft
December 2, 2015

A Major Revision of the Previous Edition Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition contains 11 new chapters and additional updates written by new authors with a broad range of related field and academic experience. This revised work augments the previous mate...

Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow


Glenn E. Moglen
April 17, 2015

Exposes You to Current Industry-Standard Tools Open channel flow is covered in essentially all civil and environmental engineering programs, usually by final-year undergraduate or graduate students studying water resources. Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow outlines current theory along with clear ...

Environmental Hydrology, Third Edition


Andy D. Ward, Stanley W. Trimble, Suzette R. Burckhard, John G. Lyon
September 17, 2015

The late Professor Reds Wolman in his Foreword to the award-winning second edition said, "This is not your ordinary textbook. Environmental Hydrology is indeed a textbook, but five elements often found separately combine here in one text to make it different. It is eclectic, practical, in places a h...

Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional


Frank R. Spellman
August 5, 2015

For the Nonengineering Professional Perfect for anyone without a background in science or engineering who wants to take a closer look at how water is processed and treated, Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional relates reverse osmosis in its most basic form and addresses growi...

Constructed Subsurface Wetlands: Case Study and Modeling

Abdel Razik Ahmed Zidan, Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Hady
November 15, 2017

With a sharp focus on environmental pollution and its impact on life and nature, scientists and engineers have studied the water treatment effect of natural wetlands for many years, resulting in the development of constructed wetlands (CWs) for treating wastewater. This informative new book...

Fluoride Removal from Groundwater by Adsorption Technology

Abdulai Salifu
November 15, 2017

In the Eastern corridor of Northern region of Ghana, presence of high fluoride concentration in the groundwater has made many drilled boreholes unusable for drinking. Little is, however, known about the factors contributing to the occurrence of high fluoride in this part of Ghana and it’s spatial...

Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater

Florimond De Smedt, Wouter Zijl
November 10, 2017

This monograph is a practical guide to groundwater flow theory intended to serve students and practitioners by bridging the gap between basic hydrogeology and groundwater modeling. It synthesizes the mathematics of groundwater flow and provides information in an easily-accessible format for...

Water Supply and Demand Management in the Galápagos: A Case Study of Santa Cruz Island

Maria Fernanda Reyes Perez
November 09, 2017

Water resources in tourist islands have been severely threatened, especially in the Galápagos Islands, where the increased local population has generated attractive income from the tourist services. In addition, the data regarding water supply and demand are scarce. This study investigates water...

Dams in Japan: Past, Present and Future

Japan Commission on Large Dams - JCOLD
November 03, 2017

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...

Sustainable Development: Environment, Energy and Water Resources

M. K. Ghosh Roy
October 31, 2017

The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is...

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

Timothy J Sullivan, Alan T. Herlihy, James R. Webb
October 31, 2017

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...

Fractured Rock Hydraulics

Fernando Olavo Franciss
October 31, 2017

Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. Chapter II presents some key concepts about approximate solutions....

India’s Waters: Advances in Development and Management

Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi
October 23, 2017

India’s Waters: Advances in Development and Management is a critical study of the development and management of India’s waters. Its central theme is that the current methods in use are an extension of the colonial-era system, which, despite vast growth, has remained essentially the same in terms of...

Air, Gas, and Water Pollution Control Using Industrial and Agricultural Solid Wastes Adsorbents

Tushar Kanti Sen
October 16, 2017

Air and water pollution occurs when toxic pollutants of varying kinds (organic, inorganic, radioactive and so on) are directly or indirectly discharged into the environment without adequate treatment to remove these potential pollutants. There are a total of 13 book chapters in three sections...

The Drinking Water Handbook, Third Edition

Frank R. Spellman
October 16, 2017

This new edition of The Drinking Water Handbook is thoroughly revised and updated, and includes a comprehensive discussion of the Flint, Michigan lead contamination event, new coverage of contaminants in water, such as personal care products and pharmaceuticals (PCPP) and endocrine disruptors, and...

Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition

Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty
October 11, 2017

Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,...