This is a handbook for policy makers and environmental managers in water authorities and engineering companies engaged in water quality programmes, especially in developing countries. It is also suitable for use as a textbook or as training material for water quality management courses. It is a companion volume to Water Quality Assessment and Water Quality Monitoring.
Table of Contents
Policy and Principles. Water Quality Requirments. Technology Selection. Wastewater as a Resource. Legal and Regulatory Instruments. Economic Instruments. Financing Wastewater Management. Institutional Arrangements. Information Systems. Framework for Water Pollution Control. The Ganga, India. Shanghai Huangpu River, China. The Pasig River, Phillipines. Nigeria. The Witbank Dam Catchment. The Upper Tiete Basin, Brazil. The Mezquital Valley, Mexico. Lerma-Chapala Basin, Mexico. The Danube Basin. Moscow Region, Russia. Cyprus. Kingdom of Jordan. Sana'a, Yemen.
Richard Helmer and Ivanildo Hespanhol both work for the World Health Organization.