Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution contains almost all the technical know-how required to clean up our water supply. It provides a survey of up-to-date technologies for remediation, as well as a step-by-step guide to pollution assessment for both ground and surface waters.
The book defines groundwater, aquifers and surface water and discusses the physical properties of soils, liquids, vadose zones and aquifers. It emphasizes controlling nonpoint source pollution, best management practices, and an integrated management approach.
The editors cover not only engineering but also legal, medical, agricultural, meteorological, biological and other fields of study. They reach beyond the simplistic hydrological cycles usually addressed to the complexities encountered by rapidly-changing land-use patterns.
In addition to focusing on causes, effects, and remedies, Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution stresses reuse, recycling, and recovery of resources. Nature does not cause pollution. Through total recycling, we can, like nature, make resources out of wastes.
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Principles of Groundwater Flow
Groundwater and Aquifers
Fundamental Equations of Groundwater Flow
Combined Confined and Unconfined Flow
Hydraulics of Wells
Nonsteady (Transient) Flow
Determining Aquifer Characteristics
Principles of Groundwater Contamination
Causes and Sources of Contamination
Fate of Contaminants in Groundwater
Transport of Contaminants in Groundwater
Groundwater Investigation and Monitoring
Initial Site Assessment
Subsurface Site Investigation
Groundwater Cleanup and Remediation
Soil Treatment Technologies
In Situ Treatment Technologies
Storm Water Pollutant Management
Integrated Storm Water Program
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Best Management Practices
Field Monitoring Programs