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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 August 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128039458
  • Page : 758 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Water for the Environment: From Policy and Science to Implementation and Management provides a holistic view of environmental water management, offering clear links across disciplines that allow water managers to face mounting challenges. The book highlights current challenges and potential solutions, helping define the future direction for environmental water management. In addition, it includes a significant review of current literature and state of knowledge, providing a one-stop resource for environmental water managers. Presents a multidisciplinary approach that allows water managers to make connections across related disciplines, such as hydrology, ecology, law, and economics Links science to practice for environmental flow researchers and those that implement and manage environmental water on a daily basis Includes case studies to demonstrate key points and address implementation issues

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Water for the Environment

Water for the Environment
  • Author : Avril Horne,Angus Webb,Michael Stewardson,Brian Richter,Mike Acreman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-16
  • ISBN : 9780128039458
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Water for the Environment: From Policy and Science to Implementation and Management provides a holistic view of environmental water management, offering clear links across disciplines that allow water managers to face mounting challenges. The book highlights current challenges and potential solutions, helping define the future direction for environmental water management. In addition, it includes a significant review of current literature and state of knowledge, providing a one-stop resource for environmental water managers. Presents a multidisciplinary approach that allows water managers

Water Environment Modeling

Water Environment Modeling
  • Author : Clark C. K. Liu,Pengzhi Lin,Hong Xiao
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-22
  • ISBN : 0367442434
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"This advanced undergradute and graduate textbook covers the formulations and applications of mathematical models that simulate water flow and chemical transport in rivers, lakes, groundwater, estuaries, coastal and ocean waters. It provides many examples and exercises that are derived from actual case studies"--

Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia

Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia
  • Author : Ravi Baghel,Lea Stepan,Joseph K.W. Hill
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31
  • ISBN : 9781134863334
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The dramatic transformation of our planet by human actions has been heralded as the coming of the new epoch of the Anthropocene. Human relations with water raise some of the most urgent questions in this regard. The starting point of this book is that these changes should not be seen as the result of monolithic actions of an undifferentiated humanity, but as emerging from diverse ways of relating to water in a variety of settings and knowledge systems. With its

The Water Environment of Cities

The Water Environment of Cities
  • Author : Lawrence A. Baker
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-04-21
  • ISBN : 0387848916
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The concept for the Water Environment of Cities arose from a workshop “Green 1 Cities, Blue Waters” workshop held in 2006. The workshop assembled experts from engineering, planning, economics, law, hydrology, aquatic ecology, geom- phology, and other disciplines to present research ?ndings and identify key new ideas on the urban water environment. At a lunch discussion near the end of the workshop, several of us came to the recognition that despite having considerable expertise in a narrow discipline, none of us had

Water for the Future

Water for the Future
  • Author : U.S. National Academy of Sciences,Royal Scientific Society, Jordan,Palestine Academy for Science and Technology,Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Committee on Sustainable Water Supplies in the Middle East
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1999-03-09
  • ISBN : 9780309064217
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This book is the result of a joint research effort led by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and involving the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Palestine Health Council. It discusses opportunities for enhancement of water supplies and avoidance of overexploitation of water resources in the Middle East. Based on the concept that ecosystem goods and services are essential to maintaining water quality and quantity, the book emphasizes conservation, improved

Water, Energy, and Environment – A Primer

Water, Energy, and Environment – A Primer
  • Author : Allan R. Hoffman
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-02-15
  • ISBN : 9781780409641
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'We are experiencing the beginning of an energy revolution in these early years of the 21st century.' Water, Energy, and Environment - A Primer provides an introduction to, and explanation of, this revolution.

Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Changing Environment

Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Changing Environment
  • Author : Janine M. H. Selendy
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2019-01-23
  • ISBN : 9781119416210
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The revised and updated second edition of Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Changing Environment offers an interdisciplinary guide to the conditions responsible for water and sanitation related diseases. The authors discuss the pathogens, vectors, and their biology, morbidity and mortality that result from a lack of safe water and sanitation. The text also explores the distribution of these diseases and the conditions that must be met to reduce or eradicate them. The text includes contributions from authorities from

Removal of Organic Pollution in Water Environment

Removal of Organic Pollution in Water Environment
  • Author : Joanna Karpińska,Urszula Kotowska
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21
  • ISBN : 9783039218400
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The development of civilization entails a growing demand for consumer goods. A side effect of the production and use of these materials is the production of solid waste and wastewater. Municipal and industrial wastewater usually contains a large amount of various organic compounds and is the main source of pollution of the aquatic environment. Therefore, the search for effective methods of wastewater and other polluted water treatment is an important element of caring for the natural environment. This book presents

Water Resources in the Built Environment

Water Resources in the Built Environment
  • Author : Colin A. Booth,Susanne M. Charlesworth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-31
  • ISBN : 9781118809112
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Water management is a key environmental issue in controlling offloods and reducing droughts. This book provides analysis of themain issues, offering solutions and describing good practice. Water Resources for the Built Environment: management issuesand solutions develops an appreciation of the diverse, complexand current themes of the water resources debate across the builtenvironment, urban development and management continuum. Theintegration of physical and environmental sciences, combined withsocial, economic and political sciences, provide a unique resource,useful to policy experts, scientists, engineers and

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment
  • Author : Rong Sun,Li Fei
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2020-08-14
  • ISBN : 3030167313
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This book covers the full spectrum of water and environment conservation, offering management lessons, identifying the barriers to transformative change, and then presenting agendas and initiatives for sustainable global water and environment management. Water is a unique resource and is vital to human beings and ecosystems. At the same time, it is a driver of growth and development. However, in a changing world factors such as rapid population growth and urbanization are having an increasing impact on water and the

Fate of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and in Water Treatment Systems

Fate of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and in Water Treatment Systems
  • Author : Diana S. Aga
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-12-26
  • ISBN : 1420052330
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The detection of pharmaceutical residues remained elusive until instruments such as liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry became commonplace in environmental laboratories. The documentation of the occurrence of pharmaceutical residues and endocrine disrupting chemicals in water resources has raused questions about their long-term effects in the ecosystem and their potential effects on human health. Fate of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and in Water Treatment Systems covers critical issues regarding the occurrence, persistence, treatment, and transformations of pharmaceuticals in the environment and

The Ganges River Basin

The Ganges River Basin
  • Author : Luna Bharati,Bharat R. Sharma,Vladimir Smakhtin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-08-25
  • ISBN : 9781317479475
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The Ganges is one of the most complex yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than 500 million people are directly or indirectly dependent upon the Ganges River Basin, which spans China, Nepal, India and Bangladesh. While there are many books covering one aspect of the Ganges, ranging from hydrology to cultural significance, this book is unique in presenting a comprehensive

The Environmental Science of Drinking Water

The Environmental Science of Drinking Water
  • Author : Patrick Sullivan,Franklin J. Agardy,James J.J. Clark
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-08-01
  • ISBN : 9780080457727
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In today’s chemically dependent society, environmental studies demonstrate that drinking water in developed countries contains numerous industrial chemicals, pesticides, pharmaceuticals and chemicals from water treatment processes. This poses a real threat. As a result of the ever-expanding list of chemical and biochemical products industry, current drinking water standards that serve to preserve our drinking water quality are grossly out of date. Environmental Science of Drinking Water demonstrates why we need to make a fundamental change in our approach toward

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment

Sustainable Development of Water and Environment
  • Author : Han-Yong Jeon
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-10
  • ISBN : 9783030752781
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This book addresses the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development by de-coupling growth from natural resources and replacing them with knowledge-based economy, taking into account its economic, environmental and social pillars, as well as methods for assessing and measuring sustainability of development, regarding water and environment. This book gathers scholar and experts in related fields. All attendees from a vast range of companies, universities and government institutions acquire advanced technical

Sustainable Urban Water Environment

Sustainable Urban Water Environment
  • Author : Ashantha Goonetilleke,Tan Yigitcanlar,Godwin A. Ayoko,Prasanna Egodawatta
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-28
  • ISBN : 9781781004647
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This multi-disciplinary book provides practical solutions for safeguarding the sustainability of the urban water environment. Firstly, the importance of the urban water environment is highlighted and the major problems urban water bodies face an