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Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional

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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...

Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

M. Manzurul Hassan
March 15, 2018

Arsenic-contaminated groundwater has created one of the world's largest environmental health crises. This book addresses the arsenic issue within a scientific and social science framework, with the context set by environmental and legal considerations. The text explores the methodological issues of...

Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects

David E. Reisner, T. Pradeep
March 09, 2018

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...

Water Distribution System Monitoring: A Practical Approach for Evaluating Drinking Water Quality

Abigail F. Cantor
January 08, 2018

Updated throughout for this new edition, Water Distribution System Monitoring describes the latest water quality monitoring approaches, techniques, and equipment that will assist water utilities for compliance with the "Lead and Copper Rule" as well as address numerous other water quality...

Cryptosporidiosis of Man and Animals

J. P. Dubey
November 29, 2017

This book attempts to provide a broad coverage of current information needed by public health workers, physicians, veterinarians, parasitologists, technicians, and various biologists who encounter or work with the parasitic disease Cryptosporidium....

Point-of-Use/Point-of-Entry for Drinking Water Treatment

Benjamin W. Lykins
November 29, 2017

This excellent book is ideal for everyone in the water treatment field, including water treatment managers, operators, supervisors, consultants, laboratories, and regulators. The vast amount of information, the practical approach, and the thoroughness make this a widely used reference....

Environmental Impact of Water Resource Projects

Larry W. Canter
November 29, 2017

This book discusses the environmental impact of water resources projects. Information from literature related to the implementation of studies on water resources projects such as dams and reservoirs, channelization, and dredging are summarized. Other topics covered are methodologies, transport, and...

Drinking Water Disinfection Techniques

Jyoti Kishen Kumar, Aniruddha Bhalchandra Pandit
November 22, 2017

Water is our natural heritage, our miracle of life. However, our increasingly technological society has become indifferent to water. Far from being pure, modern drinking water around the world contains many undesirable chemical and bacterial contaminants. The existing techniques employed for the...

The Drinking Water Handbook, Third Edition

Frank R. Spellman
October 10, 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...

Ultraviolet Light in Water and Wastewater Sanitation (2002)

Willy J. Masschelein, Rip G. Rice
October 02, 2017

Several general books are available on ultraviolet light and its applications. However, this is the first comprehensive monograph that deals with its application to water and wastewater treatment. There is a rapidly growing interest in using UV light in water sanitation due to the increased...

Safe Drinking Water Act (1989)

Edward J. Calabrese
September 20, 2017

This new book covers drinking water regulations such as disinfectant by-products, synthetic organics, inorganic chemicals, microbiological contaminants, volatile organic chemicals, radionuclides, fluoride, toxicological approaches to setting new national drinking water regulations, and...

Safe Drinking Water: The Impact of Chemicals on a Limited Resource

Rip G. Rice
August 29, 2017

A review of the nation’s new coverages serves as a ready reminder that drinking water safety is more than regional of local concern. In recent times, the print media alone has drawn attention to barium, bacteria, heavy metals, and increasingly organic contaminants, in public water supplies located...

Geothermal Water Management

Jochen Bundschuh, Barbara Tomaszewska
August 08, 2017

Availability of and adequate accessibility to freshwater and energy are two key technological and scientific problems of global significance. At the end of the 20th century, the deficit of water for human consumption and economic application forced us to focus on rational use of resources....

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