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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 ‘...

Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

1st Edition

Maged Marghany
October 04, 2019

Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and...

Treatment of Industrial Effluents: Case Studies

1st Edition

Mihir Kumar Purkait, Piyal Mondal, Chang-Tang Chang
September 27, 2019

To address the issue of discharge of untreated industrial effluent in the water body causing pollution, adoption of cleaner production technologies and waste minimization initiatives are being encouraged. The book explains each related technology elaborately and critically analyses the same from...

The Use of High-Purity Oxygen in the Activated Sludge: Volume 1

1st Edition

J. R McWhirter
September 27, 2019

First published in 1978: The purpose of this two-volume series is to present a consolidated and comprehensive reference on oxygen-activated sludge technology....

Marine Eutrophication: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou
September 23, 2019

Marine eutrophication has been recognized as a global problem with adverse effects on ecosystem’s health and the economies of coastal states. Most conventions regarding marine environmental protection of Regional Seas have given priority to eutrophication and relevant management practices. This...

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...

Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus: Response to Climate Change

1st Edition

Velma I. Grover, Amani Alfarra
September 13, 2019

Water is intricately linked with food security, energy security, and sustainable development. As the world is moving towards sustainable development goals, it is critical to recognize the role of water in attaining these goals. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus draws attention to the complex and...

Pavement Drainage: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

G L Sivakumar Babu, Prithvi S. Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Basu Mallick, Amirthalingam Veeraragavan
September 12, 2019

SUMMARY This book provides complete coverage of surface and subsurface drainage of all types of pavements for highways, urban roads, parking lots, airports, and container terminals. It provides up-to-date information on the principles and technologies for designing and building drainage systems and...

Environmental Arsenic in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress and Exhibition on Arsenic in the Environment (AS 2018), July 1-6, 2018, Beijing, P.R. China

1st Edition

Yongguan Zhu, Huaming Guo, Prosun Bhattacharya, Arslan Ahmad, Jochen Bundschuh, Ravi Naidu
September 03, 2019

The Congress "Arsenic in the Environment" offers an international, multi- and interdisciplinary discussion platform for research and innovation aimed towards a holistic solution to the problem posed by the environmental toxin arsenic, with significant societal impact. The Congress has focused on...

Urban Water Resources

1st Edition

Monzur Alam Imteaz
August 28, 2019

Ever increasing urbanization is impacting both the quantity and quality of urban water resources. These urban water resources and components of the water cycle are likely to be affected severely. To minimize the consequences on world water resources, the development of sustainable water resources...

Intensifying Activated Sludge Using Media-Supported Biofilms

1st Edition

Dwight Houweling, Glen T. Daigger
August 26, 2019

Intensifying Activated Sludge Using Media-Supported Biofilms will be of interest to practicing wastewater treatment process designers, along with those seeking more compact and energy-efficient wastewater treatment options. The advantages of Moving Bed Biological Reactor (MBBR)-based hybrid...

Treatment Marshes for Runoff and Polishing

1st Edition

Robert H. Kadlec
July 18, 2019

Treatment Marshes for Runoff and Polishing represents the most comprehensive and up-date-date resource for the design, construction, and operation of marsh treatment systems. This new edition represents a complete rewrite of the surface flow sections of previous editions of Treatment Wetlands. It...

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