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Pollution in Tropical Aquatic Systems

Des W. Connell
December 13, 2017

We have identified a need to draw together knowledge of physiochemical and biological aspects of pollution in tropical aquatic systems. This book results from this and we hope will assist in providing management strategies to protect these systems from pollution effects. In organising the book we...

Integrated Stormwater Management

Richard Field
December 13, 2017

Abatement and prevention of storm-generated flow is one of the most challenging areas in the environmental engineering field today. Integrated Stormwater Management covers important aspects of the topic including pollution assessment, solution methods, transport and control, runoff and flood...

An Approach to Improving Decision-Making in Wetland Restoration and Creation

Mary E. Kentula
December 12, 2017

An Approach to Improving Decision-Making in Wetland Restoration and Creation succinctly compares populations of natural and created wetlands to determine whether restored wetlands successfully replace wetlands lost to development or other pressures. The book also presents strategies for mitigation...

A Systems Approach to Conservation Tillage

Frank M. D'Itri
December 08, 2017

This book describes concepts, value judgments and background information on the expanding conservation tillage practices in the United States and provides a technical appraisal of the state of the art. Still, much remains to be learned about the agronomic, agricultural engineering and environmental...

Coastal Wetlands

Harold H. Prince
December 08, 2017

This book represents the proceedings of the first �Great Lakes Costal Wetlands Colloquium� (November 5-7, 1984; East Lansing, Michigan). The theme was �Natural and Manipulated Water Levels in Great Lakes Wetlands.� This material constitutes both Great Lakes wetlands and the state of understanding...

Evaporation of Water With Emphasis on Applications and Measurements

Frank E. Jones
December 08, 2017

The loss of water from lakes, rivers, oceans, vegetation, and the earth, as well as man-made structures such as reservoirs and irrigation conduits, is a major concern of hydrologists and irrigation specialists. This loss, compounded by the lack of usable water in some areas, indicates a need for...

Onsite Wastewater Disposal

Richard J. Perkins
December 08, 2017

This practical book, co-published with the National Environmental Health Association, describes the step-by-step procedures needed to avoid common pitfalls in septic system technology. Valuable in matching the septic system to the site-specific conditions, this useful book will help you install a...

Irrigation With Reclaimed Municipal Wastewater - A Guidance Manual

G.Stuart Pettygrove
December 08, 2017

Irrigation with Reclaimed Municipal Wastewater - A Guidance Manual is for use in the planning, design, and operation of agricultural and landscape irrigation systems using reclaimed municipal wastewater. It is written for civil and sanitary engineers, agricultural engineers, and agricultural...

Fixed Biological Surfaces - Wastewater Treatment: The Rotating Biological Contactor

Ronald L. Antonie
December 08, 2017

Our objective in this book and in subsequent volumes of the Uniscience Series on Water Pollution Control Technology, is to provide a reference manual for design engineers, planners, and managers in industry and government. This is particularly important in the present critical period for...

Water-Soluble Synthetic Polymers: Volume I: Properties and Behavior

Philip Molyneux
December 08, 2017

Although several monographs and reviews have appeared on individual polymers of this type, and their applications and other technical aspects have also been discussed, this is apparently the first book to deal with the physical chemistry of water-soluble synthetic polymers as a group. This...

Pollutant Transfer and Transport in The Sea: Volume I

Gunnar Kullenberg
December 08, 2017

This book covers those subject areas considered essential for the transfer and transport of pollutants in the marine environment. This publication will stimulate discussions and interdisciplinary research relevent to pollution problems as well as serve as an educational reference book....

Safe Work Practices for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Third Edition

Frank R. Spellman, Kathern D. Welsh
December 06, 2017

This book details how to start and maintain a successful safety program in a municipal or industrial water or wastewater plant with special emphasis on the practical implementation. This new edition provides the latest OSHA regulations and recommendations, and each chapter has been updated with new...