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Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping using DRASTIC Model

1st Edition

Prashant Kumar, Praveen Thakur, Sanjit Debnath
July 12, 2019

This book shows the effectiveness of DRASTIC  model in a geographical setting for validation of vulnerable zones and presents the optimization of parameters for the development of precise maps highlighting several zones with varied contamination. Impact of vadose zone has also been assessed by...

Ecological Modelling of River-Wetland Systems: A Case Study for the Abras de Mantequilla Wetland in Ecuador

1st Edition

Maria Gabriela Alvarez Mieles
June 27, 2019

Around 6% of the Earth's land surface is covered by wetlands. Wetlands play a key role in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, delivering multiple benefits to society: sources of water supply, flood regulation, water purification, agriculture, fisheries, and biodiversity. Hence, wetland systems...

Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Benjamin Alter
June 24, 2019

This book is a primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field as well as a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practice advice into a concise, readable format, the book is an accessible introduction to the types of projects you will...

Membrane-Distillation in Desalination

1st Edition

Farid Benyahia
June 20, 2019

Membrane-Distillation in Desalination is an attempt to provide the latest knowledge, state of the art and demystify outstanding issues that delay the deployment of the technology on a large scale. It includes new updates and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of membrane distillation...

Wastewater Reuse and Watershed Management: Engineering Implications for Agriculture, Industry, and the Environment

1st Edition

Ajai Singh
June 19, 2019

Water is a finite resource, and the demand for clean water is constantly growing. Clean freshwater is needed to meet irrigation demands for agriculture, for consumption, and for industrial uses. The world produces billions of tons of wastewater every year. This volume looks at a multitude of...

Improved Hydrological Understanding of a Semi-Arid Subtropical Transboundary Basin Using Multiple Techniques - The Incomati River Basin

1st Edition

Saraiva Okello
June 19, 2019

This study aims at improving the hydrological process understanding of the semi-arid and transboundary Incomati river basin to enable better water management. Comprehensive statistical and trend analysis of rainfall and streamflow were conducted, and the Indicators of Hydrological Alteration tool...

Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigm

1st Edition

Pedro Martinez-Santos, Maite M. Aldaya, M. Ramón Llamas
June 12, 2019

Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the...

Fundamental Mass Transfer Concepts in Engineering Applications

1st Edition

Ismail Tosun
June 11, 2019

Fundamental Mass Transfer Concepts in Engineering Applications provides the basic principles of mass transfer to upper undergraduate and graduate students from different disciplines. This book outlines foundational material and equips students with sufficient mathematical skills to tackle various...

Estimating Combined Loads of Diffuse and Point-Source Pollutants Into the Borkena River, Ethiopia

1st Edition

Eskinder Zinabu Belachew
May 09, 2019

This book is an initial attempt to estimate the loads of heavy metal and nutrient loads into an industrial effluent receiving rivers of a typical industrializing catchment. It shows the effects and impacts of diffuse and point sources of these loads into the rivers, and illuminate management,...

Photo-Activated Sludge: A Novel Algal-Bacterial Biotreatment for Nitrogen Removal from Wastewater

1st Edition

Angélica Rada Ariza
April 25, 2019

Nitrogen rich wastewaters (10-400 mg N L-1) are usually produced by municipal, industrial and agricultural wastes, such as effluents from anaerobic treatments. These represent a risk to the environment due to the high nutrient concentrations (nitrogen and phosphorous), which can cause...

Protection of Public Health from Microbial and Chemical Hazards in Swimming Pool Environments

1st Edition

Yuli Ekowati
April 25, 2019

This thesis describes the occurrence of microbial and chemical contaminants in swimming pools and the investigation of an alternative disinfection technology, UVOX Redox® that could reduce reliance on chlorine and the formation of chlorinated disinfection byproducts (DBPs) in swimming pools. This...

Investigating Groundwater

1st Edition

Ian Acworth
March 28, 2019

Investigating Groundwater provides an integrated approach to the challenges associated with locating groundwater. Uniquely, the book provides a review of the wide range of techniques that can be deployed to investigate this important resource. Many of the practical examples given are based upon...

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