Water Assessment

Heavy Metal Contamination of Water and Soil: Analysis, Assessment, and Remediation Strategies (repost)

Heavy Metal Contamination of Water and Soil: Analysis, Assessment, and Remediation Strategies by Elham Asrari
English | 2014 | ISBN: 177188004X , 1466590076 | 386 pages | PDF | 11 MB

GIS for Water Resource and Watershed Management  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Dec. 6, 2016
GIS for Water Resource and Watershed Management

GIS for Water Resource and Watershed Management by John G. Lyon
English | Oct. 3, 2002 | ISBN: 8184892934 | 299 Pages | PDF | 31 MB

The use of GIS, and its application for solving environmental problems is growing rapidly. This powerful set of tools can be used to great effect in hydrological modeling, environment and habitat assessments, ecosystem studies, monitoring of wetlands and forested watersheds, urban studies, agricultural impact assessment and much more.

Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by alt_f4 at Sept. 14, 2016
Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water

Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water (Compass Series) by Committee on Risk Assessment of Exposure to Radon in Drinking Water
English | July 24, 1999 | ISBN: 0309062926 | 296 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

The Safe Drinking Water Act directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate the quality of drinking water, including its concentration of radon, an acknowledged carcinogen.
Preparing for the Third Decade (Cycle 3) of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program

Preparing for the Third Decade (Cycle 3) of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program
Committee on Preparing for the Third Decade (Cycle 3) of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program; Water Science and Technology Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Research Council
2012 | ISBN: 0309261856 | 185 pages | PDF | 6,5 MB

The first two decades of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program have provided a successful and useful assessment of U.S. water-quality conditions, how they have changed over time, and how natural features and human activities have affected those conditions.
Understanding Water Reuse: Potential for Expanding the Nation's Water Supply Through Reuse of Municipal Wastewater

Understanding Water Reuse: Potential for Expanding the Nation's Water Supply Through Reuse of Municipal Wastewater
Committee on the Assessment of Water Reuse as an Approach to Meeting Future Water Supply Needs; Water Science and Technology Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Research Council
2012 | ISBN: 0309265207 | 12 pages | PDF | 12,5 MB

In communities all around the world, water supplies are coming under increasing pressure as population growth, climate change, pollution, and changes in land use affect water quantity and quality. To address existing and anticipated water shortages, many communities are working to increase water conservation and are seeking alternative sources of water.
Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment: The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use [Repost]

Mario Giampietro, Richard J. Aspinall, "Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment: The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use"
2014 | ISBN-10: 0415720591, 1138646954 | 270 pages | PDF | 5 MB

The demands placed on land, water, energy and other natural resources are exacerbated as the world population continues to increase together with the expectations of economic growth. This, combined with concerns over environmental change, presents a set of scientific, policy and management issues that are critical for sustainability.
Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment: The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use

Mario Giampietro, Richard J. Aspinall, "Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment: The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use"
2014 | ISBN-10: 0415720591, 1138646954 | 270 pages | PDF | 5 MB
"Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment" ed. by Kostas Voudouris and Dimitra Voutsa

"Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment" ed. by Kostas Voudouris and Dimitra Voutsa
Second Edition
ITAe | 2015 | ISBN: 9535104861 9789535104865 | 614 pages | PDF | 30 MB

The book attempts to covers the main fields of water quality issues presenting case studies in various countries concerning the physicochemical characteristics of surface and groundwaters and possible pollution sources as well as methods and tools for the evaluation of water quality status.
Wetland and Water Resource Modeling and Assessment: A Watershed Perspective

Wei Ji, "Wetland and Water Resource Modeling and Assessment: A Watershed Perspective"
English | ISBN: 1420064142 | 2007 | 312 pages | PDF | 15 MB
Privatization of Water Services in the United States

Privatization of Water Services in the United States: An Assessment of Issues and Experience by Committee on Privatization of Water Services in the United States
English | Aug 16, 2002 | ISBN: 0309074444 | 158 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

In the quest to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of water and wastewater services, many communities in the United States are exploring the potential advantages of privatization of those services. Unlike other utility services, local governments have generally assumed responsibility for providing water services.