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Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional

1st Edition

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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...

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management

1st Edition

Nikolay Voutchkov
November 06, 2018

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management examines the key issues associated with the estimation of costs for desalination plants. It covers all aspects of desalination project cost estimating and management: direct and indirect capital costs, fixed and variable operation and maintenance...

Drinking Water Quality and Contaminants Guidebook

1st Edition

Joseph Cotruvo
August 22, 2018

K347191 BCC Drinking water quality is a sensitive issue, and the public is constantly barraged by contaminant reports now routinely at parts-per-trillion. Protection from microbial disease risks from drinking water must always be predominant; trace chemicals usually fall farther down the scale of...

Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation

1st Edition

Yue Rong
July 09, 2018

Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation examines all aspects of environmental site assessment and remediation and outlines the interdisciplinary skills needed to work in the field. It provides a comprehensive overview for students, environmental professionals, and real estate...

Renewable Energy Applications for Freshwater Production

1st Edition

Jochen Bundschuh, Jan Hoinkis
June 28, 2018

Worldwide, many regions have a great potential to cover part of their pressing water needs by renewable energy powered water treatment processes using either thermal or membrane based technologies. Not only arid and semiarid regions are increasingly suffering from water shortage but also many other...

Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

1st Edition

M. Manzurul Hassan
March 15, 2018

Arsenic-contaminated groundwater is considered one of the world’s largest environmental health crises, as more than 300 million people in more than one-third of countries worldwide are at risk of groundwater arsenic poisoning. This book addresses how arsenic in groundwater impacts human health by...

Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects

1st Edition

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

2nd Edition

Abigail F. Cantor
January 08, 2018

To keep drinking water safe involves more than following the letter of the law. This book introduces a comprehensive perspective and a proactive step-by-step approach to maintaining drinking water quality in distribution systems, and aids in delivering verifiably safe and economical water to end...

Cryptosporidiosis of Man and Animals

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

3rd 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...

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