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  • Managing Basin Interdependencies in a Heterogeneous, Highly Utilized and Data Scarce River Basin in Semi-Arid Africa

    The Case of the Pangani River Basin, Eastern Africa

    By Jeremiah Kipkulei Kiptala

    For integrated water resources management both blue and green water resources in a river basin and their spatial and temporal distribution have to be considered. This is because green and blue water uses are interdependent. In sub-Saharan Africa, the upper landscapes are often dominated by rainfed…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Flood Assessment

    Modeling & Parameterization

    Edited by Eric W. Harmsen, Megh R. Goyal

    About 7,000 people lose their lives and nearly 100 million people are adversely affected by floods each year worldwide. Flooding occurs in almost every part of the world and is the result of extreme rainfall. Severe flooding also costs billions of dollars each year in damage and economic losses.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • Airborne Occupational Hazards in Sewer Systems

    By Amy Forsgren, Kristina Brinck

    Sewer systems fall into the category "out of sight, out of mind" – they seldom excite interest. But when things go wrong with the air in the sewer system, they go very wrong. Consequences can be dramatic and devastating: sewer workers killed instantly by poisonous gas when they lift a sewer lid, or…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    CRC Press

  • Sludge Management

    Edited by Bhola R. Gurjar, Vinay Kumar Tyagi

    New stringent regulations regarding sludge treatment and disposal as well as social and environmental concerns have resulted in a considerable impetus on sludge management authorities to re-evaluate their sludge management approaches, as well as to develop strategies to manage the waste sludge in a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Underground Aqueducts Handbook

    Edited by Andreas N. Angelakis, Eustathios Chiotis, Saeid Eslamian, Herbert Weingartner

    This book presents the major engineering achievements in underground aqueducts from around the world and throughout history. It provides valuable insights into water technologies and management with respect to durability, adaptability to the environment, and sustainability. Comparisons of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    CRC Press

  • International Trade in Hazardous Wastes

    By D.K. Asante-Duah, I.V. Nagy

    This book discusses the need for a regulated and informed forum for international trade in hazardous waste. The authors argue that with careful planning, health and ecological risks can be minimized and net economic benefits realized fairly. The book examines the key parameters that should be…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Innovative Technologies for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater

    A Sustainable Approach

    Edited by Shirish Sonawane, Y. Pydi Setty, T. Bala Narsaiah, Srinu Naik Sapavatu

    This book highlights advances in sustainable wastewater treatment technologies, particularly biological wastewater treatment, cavitation-based treatment, hybrid water treatment, membrane technologies, advance oxidation processes, and adsorption. The book focuses on a variety of advanced treatment…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Constructed Subsurface Wetlands

    Case Study and Modeling

    By Abdel Razik Ahmed Zidan, Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Hady

    With a sharp focus on environmental pollution and its impact on life and nature, scientists and engineers have studied the water treatment effect of natural wetlands for many years, resulting in the development of constructed wetlands (CWs) for treating wastewater. This informative new book…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Third Edition

    Edited by John H. Cushman, Daniel M. Tartakovsky

    This new edition adds several new chapters and is thoroughly updated to include data on new topics such as hydraulic fracturing, CO2 sequestration, sustainable groundwater management, and more. Providing a complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, this new handbook…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Ion Exchange

    Principles and Design, Second Edition

    By Anthony M. Wachinski

    This book will contain the most important ion exchange-related design and application issues. Using tables, graphs, and conversion tables, it will explain the fundamentals, providing the knowledge to use ion exchange to reuse wastewaters, recover valuable chemicals, and recycle industrial waters.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    CRC Press

  • Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater Systems

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Assessment of freshwater sediments can determine whether chemical concentrations are sufficient to cause adverse effects on aquatic organisms or organisms higher in the food chain, including humans. This book presents methods for assessing sediments and includes an integration of physical, chemical…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    CRC Press

  • River Sedimentation

    Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (Stuttgart, Germany, 19-22 September, 2016)

    Edited by Silke Wieprecht, Stefan Haun, Karolin Weber, Markus Noack, Kristina Terheiden

    Sediment dynamics in fluvial systems is of great ecological, economic and human-health-related significance worldwide. Appropriate management strategies are therefore needed to limit maintenance costs as well as minimize potential hazards to the aquatic and adjacent environments. Human intervention…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    CRC Press

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