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Assessing Bacterial Growth Potential in Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment: Method Development and Applications

1st Edition

Almotasembellah Abushaban
December 16, 2019

Seawater desalination is increasingly being used as a means to augment freshwater supplies in regions with high water stress, and reverse osmosis is increasingly the technology of choice because of the low energy consumption. However, seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) systems suffer from various...

Making Water Security: A Morphological Account of Nile River Development

1st Edition

Hermen Smit
December 16, 2019

This book examines Nile water security through the morphology of the river: it uses the always changing form of the river as a theoretical and empirical device to map and understand how infrastructures and discourses dynamically interact with the Nile. By bringing a history of two centuries of dam...

Constructed Wetlands: Hydraulic Design

1st Edition

Saeid Eslamian, Saeid Okhravi, Faezeh Eslamian
December 11, 2019

Constructed Wetlands: Hydraulic Design provides fundamental information on internal wetland hydraulic and biochemical processes, as well as practical guidance on the effective design of wetlands for water treatment. It includes the latest innovations and technological advances of constructed...

Effects of Wetland Conversion to Farming on Water Quality and Sediment and Nutrient Retention in a Tropical Catchment

1st Edition

Abias Uwimana
December 10, 2019

The study used a combination of landscape-scale synoptic surveys (catchment, reaches) and mesocosm surveys (experimental plots) to assess the impacts of conversion of natural valley-bottom wetlands to farming land on the water quality and retention of sediment and nutrients. The results showed that...

Understanding the Impact of Human Interventions on the Hydrology of Nile Basin Headwaters, the Case of Upper Tekeze Catchments

1st Edition

Tesfay Gebretsadkan Gebremicael
November 19, 2019

The availability and distribution of water resources in catchments are influenced by various natural and anthropogenic factors. Human-induced environmental changes are key factors controlling the hydrological flows of semi-arid catchments. Land degradation, water scarcity and inefficient...

Aquatic Chemistry Concepts, Second Edition

2nd Edition

James F. Pankow
November 18, 2019

Aquatic Chemistry Concepts, Second Edition, is a fully revised and updated textbook that fills the need for a comprehensive treatment of aquatic chemistry and covers the many complicated equations and principles of aquatic chemistry. It presents the established science of equilibrium water...

Optimisation of Dynamic Heterogeneous Rainfall Sensor Networks in the Context of Citizen Observatories

1st Edition

Juan Carlos Chacon-Hurtado
November 12, 2019

Precipitation drives the dynamics of flows and storages in water systems, making its monitoring essential for water management. Conventionally, precipitation is monitored using in-situ and remote sensors. In-situ sensors are arranged in networks, which are usually sparse, providing continuous...

The Value of Using Hydrological Datasets for Water Allocation Decisions: Earth Observations, Hydrological Models and Seasonal Forecasts

1st Edition

Alexander José Kaune Schmidt
November 12, 2019

An increasing number of hydrological datasets from earth observations, hydrological models and seasonal forecasts have become available for water managers, consultants and the general public. These datasets are state-of-the-art products which are usually accessible online and may contribute to...

Anaerobic Treatment and Resource Recovery from Methanol Rich Waste Gases and Wastewaters

1st Edition

Tejaswini Eregowda
October 29, 2019

Methanol is an important volatile organic compound (VOC) present in the gaseous and liquid effluents of process industries such as pulp and paper, paint manufacturing and petroleum refineries. An estimated 65% of the total methanol emission was from the Kraft mills of the pulp and paper industries....

Bioremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Preserving Earth’s Water

1st Edition

Sanjay K. Sharma
October 23, 2019

Bioremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Preserving Earth’s Water discusses the latest research in green chemistry practices and principles that are involved in water remediation and the quality improvement of water. The presence of heavy metals, dyes, fluoride, dissolved solids and many...

Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control for the Municipal Water Cycle in a River Basin Context: Validation of the Three-Step Strategic Approach

1st Edition

Alberto Galvis-Castaño
October 09, 2019

The protection of water resources from deterioration in quality by pollution discharges is probably the biggest challenge in sustainable water resources management in the recent decades. In practice, most countries have adopted pollution control strategies and measures which are based on ‘...

Rethinking Faecal Sludge Management in Emergency Settings: Decision Support Tools and Smart Technology Applications for Emergency Sanitation

1st Edition

Fiona Zakaria
September 15, 2019

The development of technology in the emergency sanitation sector has not been emphasised sufficiently considering that the management of human excreta is a basic requirement for every person. The lack of technology tailored to emergency situations complicates efforts to cater for sanitation needs...

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