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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...

Micropollutants in Large Lakes: from Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

Nathalie Chevre
November 30, 2017

Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among...

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...

Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental Hazards, Third Edition

Richard B. Philp
November 22, 2017

Since the second edition of this text was published, many new environmental incidents have occurred, including another nuclear disaster, a mine disaster in the United States, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Updated throughout the text, Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental...

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 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...

Chemical Processes for Pollution Prevention and Control

Paul Mac Berthouex, Linfield C. Brown
October 09, 2017

This book examines how chemistry, chemical processes, and transformations are used for pollution prevention and control. Pollution prevention reduces or eliminates pollution at the source, whereas pollution control involves destroying, reducing, or managing pollutants that cannot be eliminated at...

Handbook of Environmental Analysis: Chemical Pollutants in Air, Water, Soil, and Solid Wastes, Third Edition

Pradyot Patnaik
August 22, 2017

The Handbook will cover all aspects of environmental analysis and will examine the emergence of many new classes of pollutants in recent years. It will provide information on an array of topics from instrumentation, analytical techniques, and sample preparations to statistical calculations,...

The Science of Environmental Pollution, Third Edition

Frank R. Spellman
July 11, 2017

This new edition of The Science of Environmental Pollution presents common-sense approaches and practical examples based on scientific principles, models, and observations, but keeps the text lively and understandable for scientists and non-scientists alike. It addresses the important questions...

The Global Arsenic Problem: Challenges for Safe Water Production

Nalan Kabay, Jochen Bundschuh, Bruce Hendry, Marek Bryjak, Kazuharu Yoshizuka, Prosun Bhattacharya, Suer Anac
June 21, 2017

A prevalent and increasingly important issue, arsenic removal continues to be one of the most important areas of water treatment. Conventional treatment plants may employ several methods for removing arsenic from water. Commonly used processes include oxidation, sedimentation, coagulation and...

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

Abigail F. Cantor
June 14, 2017

A typical water distribution system is complex and chaotic with varying piping configurations, water flows, chemical reactions, and microbiological activity. It is therefore no surprise that monitoring water quality can be a daunting task, not to mention dealing with the devastating and costly...

Rapid Bioassessment of Stream Health

Duncan L. Hughes, James Gore, Michele P. Brossett, John R. Olson
June 13, 2017

Tasked by the Clean Water Act to restore and maintain the integrity of their waters, state and local governments must develop systems for assessing the health of the streams within their borders. They quickly find that one size does not fit all when it comes to sampling. Rapid Bioassessment of...

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