Groundwater Contamination, Volume I: Sources and Hydrology, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Groundwater Contamination, Volume I

Sources and Hydrology, 1st Edition

By Chester D. Rail

CRC Press

187 pages

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pub: 2000-04-14
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Fully updated and expanded into two volumes, the new edition of Groundwater Contamination explains in a comprehensive way the sources for groundwater contamination, the regulations governing it, and the technologies for abating it. Volume 1 covers all major contaminants and explains the hydrology and data used to determine the extent of pollution.

Table of Contents

CONTAMINATION, SOURCES AND HYDROLOGY. Preface [With URLs]. Introduction. Groundwater as a Resource, Movement, Usage, Yield, Contamination Potential, Disposal, Stabilization, and Historical Aspects. The Natural Quality of Water and Groundwater Contamination. On-Site Liquid Waste Disposal Systems. Land Disposal of Solid Wastes and Groundwater Contamination. Municipal, Industrial, Oil Field Wastes, Creosote, and Their Effects on Groundwater. Groundwater Contamination Due to Agricultural Wastes. Contamination of Groundwater from Disposal and Injection Wells. Other Wells as Sources of Contamination. Underground Tanks and Pipeline Leakage. Groundwater Contamination by Surface Waters, Atmospheric Precipitation, Salt, and Salt Intrusion. Groundwater Contamination in Urban/Suburban Areas, Including Land Surfaces, Diversion of Flow Structures, by Military Toxics, and Transportation. Bibliography. URL Internet Reference Numbers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply